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Beaverton Teen Talk: Becoming Semper Fi

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Teen Talk: Becoming Semper Fi

By David Perez (12th Grade) I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Chewing Gum: Are the Benefits Worth the Vandalization?

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Chewing Gum: Are the Benefits Worth the Vandalization?

By Emery Hanel The satisfying smack of spearmint. The crisp chomp of classic bubble. The refreshing rumination of red berry. If you’re an average person, you know what I’m talking about, because according to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, you chew about 280 of these sticks every year. The gum industry, valued at 19 billion […]

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Recipe of the Month: Southern Style Biscuits

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recipe of the Month: Southern Style Biscuits

By Beaverton Family Chiropractic (Gluten and grain free) These biscuits are great served with butter, with your favorite soup, or topped with berries and stevia sweetened whipped heavy cream. Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups almond flour 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup melted coconut oil, organic butter, or ghee Scant 1/4 cup […]

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Spotlight Story: Breastfeeding USA

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Spotlight Story: Breastfeeding USA

By Piper Wood Like many new moms, I thought breastfeeding my first son would be easy. After all, breastfeeding is natural, so why wouldn’t it come naturally? It turns out that breastfeeding is tricky for a lot of moms. After struggling for five weeks to solve my son’s latch problems, I finally got some help […]

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Zoo News is Good News: This Baby Fruit Bat Will Turn Your Frown Upside-Down

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: This Baby Fruit Bat Will Turn Your Frown Upside-Down

By Oregon Zoo Staff In most cases, “cute” isn’t the first word that springs to mind when you think of bats. But a heartwarming new mother-and-pup portrait by Oregon Zoo photographer Michael Durham might turn your notions of adorable upside-down. Recently, Durham snapped pictures of one of the zoo’s straw-colored fruit bats and her 2-month-old […]

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Honoring Mom is Always a Good Idea: Mother’s Day is Around the Corner

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Honoring Mom is Always a Good Idea: Mother’s Day is Around the Corner

By Kaaren Bedi Mother’s Day is coming and it has us thinking of gift ideas for moms of all sorts. But first a little history: There have been celebrations of ‘mothering’ in nearly every culture through out history. It has been a tradition to honor our mother’s with jewels since motherhood was invented- but the […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Captain Metro vs Evil Asbestos

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Captain Metro vs Evil Asbestos

By Handyman Bob Strong If you plan to do any significant home improvement projects, this on-going saga is something you need to read. When last we heard from our hero, Captain Metro, he was battling the evil forces of Asbestos by setting in place information for all Metro transfer station customers. And, it worked – […]

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Meet Beaverton’s Super Kids, Highlighting Local Kids Who Excel at School: Meet Julian and Anthony H.

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Meet Beaverton’s Super Kids, Highlighting Local Kids Who Excel at School: Meet Julian and Anthony H.

Meet Julian, a 3rd grader at Stephenson Elementary School and Anthony, an 8th grader at Jackson Middle School. Julian is a Super Kid because she is studying three years above grade level. As an eight year old, she is doing Algebra 2 math. Her older brother, Anthony, is a Super Kid because he is also […]

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Literary Corner: The Mystery of Dragon Bridge

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: The Mystery of Dragon Bridge

Synopsis When Peach Blossom Village’s bridge disappears, Master Chen must solve the mystery! The Mystery of Dragon Bridge is an English-Chinese bilingual children’s picture book. The tale revolves around the inhabitants of Peach Blossom Village and the mysterious Dragon Bridge—the villagers’ only connection to the outside world—which suddenly vanishes in the middle of the night. […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: “1” is the Loneliest Number

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Catalyst – The Newsletter: “1” is the Loneliest Number

By Spencer “The Catalyst“ Rubin Build! Maintain! Grow! Thrive! Just like the 3-Dog Night Song…1 IS THE LONLIEST NUMBER…I IS THE LONLIEST PRONOUN! I = 1…and that = LONLEY! LONLEY IN BUSINESS IS:  In communication and interactions with your staff, and more importantly with your customers, if you use I & ME…you might just be […]

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