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The Galveston County Daily News: La Marque

October 24, 2016

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What preschool parents need to know about STEAM

Lately, everyone seems to be talking about STEAM. This acronym, which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, has become a hot topic in the world of education and in the business community. The practice of teaching by incorporating these concepts into multidisciplinary lessons is revolutionizing education approaches across the country, even for children in preschool.

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Saturday 10/22/2016
Three generations of football champions honored at La Marque game
Posted: October 22, 2016

Members of the La Marque Cougars 1986 Class 5A finalists, the 1996 Class 4A state champions and the 2006 Class 4A, Division II state champs were honored on Friday at Etheredge Stadium.

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Friday 10/21/2016
Photos: La Marque Cougars vs. East Chambers
Posted: October 21, 2016

The La Marque Cougars take on the East Chambers Buccaneers on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at Etheredge Stadium in La Marque. Cougars' honored the 1986, 1996 and 2006 state championship teams during a halftime "Night of Champions." 

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La Marque wins despite shaky performance
Posted: October 21, 2016

On a night where past champions were honored, the current version of the Cougars had to overcome another shaky performance in order to keep their 23-game win streak in district play alive.

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Economic regionalism connects islands of opportunity that benefit everyone
Posted: October 21, 2016

Truisms are pronouncements of everyday wisdom of the common man. That makes them valuable to those who take the time to listen.

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Thursday 10/20/2016
Past La Marque football state champions to be honored
Posted: October 20, 2016

A ceremony at halftime of Friday's La Marque-East Chambers football game will honor the 1986, 1996 and 2006 state finalist teams.

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Wednesday 10/19/2016
There's still time to jump off the Trump Train
Posted: October 19, 2016

Donald Trump is the most openly racist, misogynistic, authoritarian and dangerous presidential candidate in recent United States history. Born into bourgeois privilege and brought up to value wealth and power instead of morality and decency, Trump has long had a reputation for bigotry and mistreatment of people. In the 1970s, he and his father were sued for racial discrimination in housing and had to settle the lawsuits.

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Faircloth: Education will be at forefront of next session
Posted: October 19, 2016

As State Representative for House District 23, and as a former classroom teacher, I am committed to focusing our attention on the current state of education. Most of us, myself included, have opinions which are based upon our experiences of being educated in the Texas public school system.

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Tuesday 10/18/2016
In District 23, Democrat Criss faces Republican Faircloth
Posted: October 18, 2016

Wayne Faircloth, the first Republican to be elected to represent Galveston since Reconstruction, is trying to fend off former State Rep. Lloyd Criss is District 23.

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UTMB receives grant to study 'Fourth R'
Posted: October 18, 2016

The University of Texas Medical Branch received a $3.07 million grant from the National Institution of Health in September to look at a program, called “Fourth R” that is meant to help teach ways to resolve conflicts, better ways to deal with peer pressure and prevent violence.

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