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Sunday, 1 December 2019
Madison High School's AVID Program

High percentages of young adults in the United States know that a college degree is a key factor in obtaining an interesting, financially rewarding job. But U.S. Census data for 2018 show that only 41.2 percent of all persons 30-34 have actually graduated from college. For some population groups, the numbers are even lower. The […]

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Wednesday, 20 November 2019
How to Stop the Mainstreaming of Anti-Semitism in America

Anti-Semitism has been a nasty feature of American life for many decades. In surveys of public attitudes, Jews have often been identified negatively by the general American population, especially in relation to the dominant white Christian population. A number of sociological studies suggest that anti-Semitism may have generally decreased since the high point of Jewish […]

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Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Savana Semallie, Madison HS November Student of the Month

SAVANA SEMALLIE IN HER OWN WORDS - Name: Savana Lia Semallie ( pronounced as Small- e)- Age: 17- Family: Jackie Semallie is my mom. Jorja Semallie Smith is the middle sister, and my youngest sister is named Sedona Semallie Smith. Their dad is named Christopher Antonio Smith- Year at Madison High School: Senior- Activities at […]

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Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Portland's Trash Recyclers Creating Green Jobs

Living in a big American city such as Portland is a good deal for many of us. We have steady jobs providing solid incomes to enjoy the many surrounding entertainment, sports, and cultural opportunities. Technological revolutions in electronics provide us fast desktop computers, exotic packaged foods, and stylish clothes.  But cities also have a yin […]

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Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Abani Neferkara, Lincoln's November Student of the Month

Abani Neferkara In His Own Words - Name: Abani Neferkara- Age: 17- Family: Pamela Neferkara, Mother- Year at Lincoln: Senior year- Activities at Lincoln: Co-President of Brothers of Color club, Track & Field, Founder and Co-President of Biology club, National Honors Society, Co-ed Rec. Soccer- Involvement in the community outside school (church, volunteer organizations, youth, music, sports, […]

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Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Monkeys in our Midst, Providing Insight into Human and Animal Health

In the past few decades, the rights of animals have received extensive attention from one type of animal, humans. Extensive attention has occurred in regard to whether humans should be eating other fellow animals. Should we be relishing our yummy McDonald’s burger, or should we feel great guilt for eating the parts of conscious creatures […]

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Wednesday, 30 October 2019
Inbound Youth Exchange Student Ana Appelt

Ana Appelt, a friendly Brazilian Rotary Exchange student gave her talk on October 29 and engage Pearl Rotarians about her home country. She introduced herself by asking the audience to vote on the primary language of Brazil. Was it Spanish, Brazilian, or Portuguese? Much to her evident surprise, she found that the great bulk of […]

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Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Rotary Youth Center at Morrison

Pearl Rotarian and architect Corey Omey with EMA Architecture, LLC is working in partnership with Morrison chilid and family services for a community and recreational facility located at Sandy Blvd and 110th. The site with house a covered gym and sports center and have a therapy garden. More information on the project can be found […]

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Sunday, 27 October 2019
Dawn of the Bed, Team Rake Superior, Growing Gardens

Pearl Rotarians volunteered together on Saturday, October 25th for Growing Garden's Dawn of the Bed. They worked towards building a garden area for the homeowner.

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