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Giving our students the best education possible
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” This question is probably the single most-asked question of any child throughout the world. Here in the United States, many children are able to achieve their dreams through hard work, dedication, and a quality education. But, for some here in our own country, hard work and dedication are not enough when it comes to circumstances out of their control like…
Defending the Second Amendment
This past week, Democrats in Congress again launched an attack on our Constitution and the rights we cherish as Americans. This time, they came after the Second Amendment and our right to bear arms. H.R. 8, the latest Democrat-led gun control bill does absolutely nothing to prevent criminals or violent persons from getting their hands on firearms. What H.R. 8 does do is violate the Constitutional rights of millions of…
‘We are ECMS’
Publisher’s note: The first few months of each year, the Escambia County Board of Education rotates their meeting place. Thursday afternoon, February 21, the Board met at Escambia County Middle School. Periodically, principals present the Board information about their school. This month, it was ECMS Principal Debbie Bolden’s turn. Following is a portion of the information she shared with the Board. This evening I am going to take you on…
Crossroads: Immigration
Growing up, my parents taught me the basic values of fairness and following the rules. I think these values were common in households all across our state and country. In today’s society, those two basic values need to be applied to the ongoing debate about illegal immigration. In terms of fairness, we have people who are going through the legal process to enter our country, which takes time and effort,…
Staying focused in a crazy Washington
Before the new Congress began at the start of this year, I made a prediction: With the new Democrat majority, we could expect crazy season from the left, with Democrat members taking every chance they could to undermine President Trump. I don’t claim to have a crystal ball, but I think I hit the nail on the head in this case. So far in just the first month and a…