Children Perform Acts of Kindness

  It was the beginning of Kindness Week at Colchester Elementary School. “We made posters and we baked cookies and brownies,” said Carmine Rossi, a first grade student. The gifts were presented to the office staff, nurses and custodians. “We are bringing kindness to them. They do a lot of stuff for us.”  Ricky Lenda,…

Query Letter

  During the month of March, Colchester Elementary School recognizes an increase in behavior issues with the children. The cause is unknown, but teachers and counselors speculate that long winters cultivate the problems. The school celebrates Kindness Week to focus on thoughtful deeds rather than troubled arguments. This year, classrooms volunteered to make a difference…

Serving Talent with Fries at Sonic Open Mic Night

  A young musician reviewed his playlist and tuned his guitar while servers wearing roller skates zipped around the Sonic Drive-In parking lot to deliver trays of fast food and ice cream to customers. Others gathered around, warming up their instruments to perform, some for the very first time before a live audience. “We’ve got 4-year-old,…