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3rd Place is Awesome

Congratulations are in order for Aspen… This week she managed to win the spelling bee in her class, and she finished 3rd overall in the school!  How cool is that?  She was beaten only by two fifth graders, and she was sure to let us know that she was unlucky. …

Aspen’s Been Selected

I think this is really cool. Aspen gets to do something very special tomorrow. Basically, all the kids in second and third grades (and others?) were asked to write their feelings about peace. They did so, and turned them in. The school principal, Mrs. Contich, then selected 5 to be …

Purple Bracelet

Well, I don’t have independent confirmation of this story, but I’m fairly sure it’s mostly accurate… So, Aspen was given an award of sorts at school today. You’ve seen the yellow Livestrong bracelets; Aspen was given a purple one with the words Character Counts by the school guidance counselor along …