Artichokes Are No Joke!

Artichokes! We have all seen them in the produce aisle and wondered to ourselves, “Who was the first person to eat that?”  They look like giant green flower buds!  However, don’t let their looks fool you; this deceptive little vegetable can be great tasting.  Although their preparation is a little involved, the delicious reward is worth […]

Commandant’s Professional Reading List

 “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin, author of A Song of Ice and Fire Beginning in 1989, General Al Gray, 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps, put into effect the first Commandant’s Professional Reading List. He believed mental preparation as […]

100

“Old soldiers never die, they just fade away.” – General of the Army Douglas MacArthur April 6, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary commemorating America’s formal entrance into World War I. With approximately sixty-five million troops deployed between Allied forces and Central Powers from over forty countries and more than eight million deaths and twenty-one million […]

End of Year Test-Taking Tips

By: Melissa Barrickman, CYS School Liaison Officer There are a number of ways that you can maximize your child’s learning capabilities throughout the school year, which can lead to confident test-taking. Some of these strategies include: Assisting your child with homework and ensuring that your child is completing all homework assignments Helping your child to develop good […]