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That is what I heard about PARCC.
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Because we test grades 5 - 8 and then grade 11. to do this our computer labs have been closed for testing. It was bout 2 1/2 weeks. Then we give to do this at the end of April.
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What I've heard from family friends (via Facebook comments) is that his mom was at work, so he was at a friends/babysitters. She was coming to pick him up when she got off work. Reportedly, he was coming out of the house and she was sitting in the car waiting for him when he was shot. Presuming this is all true, then 1) it should dispel any of this "Why was he out??" crap that doesn't matter,…

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Santa Express arrives at Chaddock

1 year, 3 months ago by Denise Donley

For more than 15 years, churches across Central Illinois have served as drop-off locations for Christmas gifts to the school

Chaddock in Quincy will be receiving many gifts from those who are filled with the spirit of Santa Claus. 

The Santa Express is making its way across Illinois, picking up donated toys and gifts. 

For more than 15 years, churches across Central Illinois have served as drop-off locations for Christmas gifts. 

The Santa Express picks up those toys and brings them to the children of Chaddock. 

Nearly 200 children who are either served through Chaddock's Foster and Adoption Services or are living on campus will receive a gift this Christmas. 

Donations range from bicycles to books, board games to Barbie dolls and even handcrafted gifts. 

Associate Director of Stewardship at Chaddock Jeff Rasche says the program helps change children's perceptions. 

"These are children who, in the first part of their lives, experience severe trauma, abuse, neglect from adults, now there are adults out there who even though they don't know me at all, they still care and provide me a gift."

Rasche adds Express Santa brings out the true reason for the Christmas season noting "There are many people that give to this tat say it's one of the most meaningful parts of Christmas for them.  

For more information, visit chaddock.org.


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