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    Using Two Hands:  A Case for Developing Political Awareness

    Posted by Matt Edmonds, History & Social Sciences teacher on 10/29/18 8:30 AM

    Stop by the baseball field some afternoon, and you’re likely to hear me say, “Use two hands!” Since time immemorial, baseball coaches have implored their players to use two hands when catching fly balls. If you played baseball (or softball) when you were younger, you probably heard it as well. You may have even said it to your children when first teaching them how to play catch. More recently, though, I’ve begun to recognize the relevance of this phrase to my work as a history teacher. Allow me to explain.

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    Topics: History & Social Sciences, Community Service, Academics

    Helping After Hurricane Michael

    Posted by Patrick Kelly, Class of 2010 on 10/24/18 1:32 PM

    On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Hurricane Michael slammed ashore as the strongest storm to ever strike the Florida panhandle.

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    Topics: Community Service

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