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January 01, 2021
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Into the Unknown: What Will Education in Bakersfield Look Like in 2021?

As 2020 drew to a close, we all stared with a wary, but hopeful gaze toward the new year. What will 2021 bring us? Will the kids get to go back to school? Will people be able to play and watch live sports again? When can we go to a concert or church again? Will the vaccine that scientists rushed to create be our savior? Or, will the side effects from such a new medicine outweigh its possible benefits? With coronavirus numbers spiking in the winter again, is the mask-wearing, social distancing behavior we’ve grown accustomed to our forever normal? So many questions and still no clear answers, only hope for some sort of resolution....more»
January 01, 2021
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Tips For Making the Switch From Public to Private School

2021 Local Private School Resources

Parents have many different reasons for sending their children to private schools. Switching from public schools to private schools can require a significant emotional and social adjustment on the part of students and their families....more»
January 01, 2021
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Learning and Life Skills: 11 Ways to Support Students this School Year

Supporting students has taken on a new meaning throughout the pandemic. Although 2021 begins with optimism for a better year overall, the issue of academics being in-person, virtual or a combination of both looms large....more»
December 01, 2020
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Creating Skills For Life: Art, Confidence and the Power of Early Learning

Jennifer Gardiner, artist, illustrator, and author, has a way of making projects come to life....more»
December 01, 2020
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Bank of America Names Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County as Neighborhood Champion

Bank of America recently named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County as a Neighborhood Champion and will receive $50,000 in grant support for flexible funding and leadership skills development training to advance economic mobility in Kern County....more»
November 01, 2020
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Shop Small!

Nov 28th is Small Business Saturday.

Small businesses throughout Kern County are important to the families who own them as well as the families they serve....more»
October 01, 2020
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Take a Trip to the Moon With the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest

Take remote learning a little further – as in 250,000 miles further. NASA collaborated with Future Engineers to create the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest....more»

October 01, 2020
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Create Quality School Day Meals with Simple Shortcuts

      (Family Features) The seemingly constant rush of hectic school days and nights often leaves busy families feeling like there’s no time for a homemade meal around the table....more»

September 01, 2020
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Hello Happy Mama: Does Your School House Rock?

Hello Mama!
Do you remember the educational show “Schoolhouse Rock” that aired on Saturday mornings on ABC? It was all about helping children learn in new ways, outside of the classroom, from programming on grammar, science, economics, history, mathematics and social studies....more»

September 01, 2020
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Homework Habits: How to Motivate Kids

When it comes to homework, it can seem impossible to get kids motivated to start or stay on task....more»

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