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Full STEAM Ahead at Prince of Peace Catholic School’s Einstein Expo

Published: 12/22/17
By: Courtesy of Prince of Peace Catholic School
A panel of UAB STEM field faculty members and UAB students judged the POP Catholic School students’ (grades three through eight) projects that were on display in the school’s gym. Ribbons were awarded to the top three projects in each grade level. Friends and family were all welcome to this [Read More]

Have Fun and Reinforce Math Skills This Holiday Season by Making an Angel Tree Topper

Published: 12/21/17
By: Courtesy of
One of the most important parts of any Christmas tree is what’s on top. This year, have your child create an angel that will put the finishing touch on your tree. This self-standing sculptural tree topper will spread holiday cheer throughout the season. It’s also a great introduction to basic geometric shapes. [Read More]

Raising Eager Readers

Published: 12/20/17
By: Courtesy of Pizza Hut
Reading to children at home can set them up for success in school and life, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. With the right resources, parents can influence their kids’ enjoyment of reading. These tips from the Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program, which aims to motivate kindergarten through [Read More]

Simple Seasonal Safety Tips – Limit Your Home Fire Risk During the Holidays

Published: 12/17/17
By: Shriners Hospital for Children
An independent survey conducted by Shriners Hospitals for Children® found that many Americans do not follow key fire and burn safety tips despite being aware of dangerous risks. For example, 25 percent of respondents reported leaving lit candles unattended and 27 percent said they have left them in reach of [Read More]

Scouting for Food Community Food Drive Donates Over 6,000 Pounds of Food to Local Food Banks

Published: 12/01/17
By: Courtesy of Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama
Over 900 Girl Scouts from the Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama “scouted” for food donations to fill community food banks across two-thirds of the state. Because of the Girl Scouts involvement in the Scouting for Food Community Food Drive, at least 831 bags of food where donated to local food [Read More]

Party Planning Makes Turning Two a Barnyard Blast

Published: 12/01/17
By: Bethany Adams Hunley
As I began planning for my twin daughters’ second birthday, I became afraid of another hilarious and relatable “Pinterest Fail.” We’ve all seen them on social media, and I didn’t want our party to be one. So I found a venue and turned the planning over to a local party [Read More]

5 Great Gift Ideas for Your Child’s Teacher

Published: 12/01/17
By: Bethany Hunley
Raise your hand if you have ever gifted a teacher with an apple or a Christmas ornament saying something along the lines of “Number 1 Teacher.” You raised your hand, didn’t you? As a society that is constantly evolving and changing, why have our holiday gifts for teachers remained so [Read More]
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