From left, Dakota Mills, Kaitlyn Gaston, Kristi Burke, Karen Brancroft and Jordan Jackson study about Africa at Gladden Middle School. Recently Kristi Burke, sister of eighth grade reading teacher Karen Bancroft, visited Gladden Middle School and shared information about Africa. Students saw and heard about Burke’s mission experiences that entailed working with children and going on safaris. The students enjoyed seeing pictures of students in school and the wild animals in their natural habitat. She also brought items she purchased in Africa for students to see.
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The community is a frog in a pot of hot water, said Brian Suits, principal of Dalton Middle School.
School superintendent charged in rape case inquiry
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Roan holds picnic in the park open house
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