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Essay Contest for Livingston County Students

03/25/2013 adminLP

Three Livingston County students in grades 7-12 will be awarded cash prizes in the Grant Sweet Memorial Essay Contest. Students are requested to interview a soldier or veteran, learn about what their service meant to them, […]

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Developing Good Writers

02/04/2013 adminLP

As an editor, writing tutor, and homeschool teacher of twenty years, I am frequently asked for advice about improving children’s writing skills.  Most of the calls I receive are from parents of high schoolers, while […]

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Getting Ready for College Writing

09/24/2012 adminLP

As a veteran homeschooling parent with twenty successful years of experience, plus work as a writer and editor, I sometimes get calls from parents whose teenage children need help writing. What I concentrate on when […]

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The Chirping Sparrow In My Garden

06/25/2012 adminLP

  This cute little chirping sparrow surprised me when I was out weeding and watering my raised garden beds. It didn’t even bat an eye at me, but just stared bravely from the wire on […]

The Ice Cream Mile

06/20/2012 Rebecca Foster

Today was the annual Ice Cream Mile at Pinckney High School, an event Coach Tom Carney has been running (ha!) for years to kick off the summer season. It’s an all ages event, although the […]

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Wetplates at Waterloo

05/29/2012 adminLP

Greg Schultz of Wayne will be at Waterloo Farm Museum this Saturday and Sunday creating images of authentically-dressed re-enactors using a restored Victorian-era view camera and lenses. He will develop the images on-site with a […]

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Homeschooling: When Should You Begin?

04/23/2012 adminLP

If you are a young parent who is seriously considering homeschooling, then I would advise you to think about starting right from the beginning of your child’s education, rather than waiting.  It is easier for […]

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