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Education Models Are Killing Creativity?

A 1995 interview with Steve Job stresses the importance of tolerance for failure and the confidence to take risks. When asked about his vision of the world, Jobs replied: “When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and your job is just to live your life inside the world….

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14 Ways To Eat Less Sugar

YUM YUM YUM YUM….. Sugar is everything But that doesn’t necessary mean it is healthy…. The average American eats about 82 grams of added sugar a day, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That’s more than three times the amount that experts suggest for women and children, and more than twice what they recommend for men….

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Is College Worth It?

When you start earning money at a young age, college seems meaningless.  School is boring and after 4+ years, you are slandered with loans.  Does it seem worth it? Here are some tips to keep you focused.   1. College is not as expensive as you think. College tuition will overwhelm you once you start…

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Seniors Rejoice! 5 College Saving Websites…

You can never be too early to start looking to see how you can save money for college.  It is always causes problems later when you stick financial problems in the back of your mind and avoid it.  It is time to face is straight on!  Here are some of the websites that will guide you. 1….

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Weekly Update- February 23

PVA Spelling Bee: Congratulations to 6th grader Ray Gracia, for becoming PVA’s first ever Scripps Spelling Bee School Champion. Congratulations also to Khalid Abogourin and Usamah Brown who finished as the first and second runners up respectively. Ray will represent PVA at The District wide Spelling Bee on March 7th at The High School of the…