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Lawmakers in the Senate gave final approval on a bill Tuesday to make Indiana’s next schools chief an appointed one. Now the bill heads to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s desk for his signature.

"This I Believe": Doing Your Best

Mar 15, 2019
Author: Samantha St. Myer (Rossville HS)
Rachel Lattimore

I believe in doing your best. Even when everything is going wrong in your life, you can

make a difference. You can keep pushing and get through the bad times, and you can

Senate lawmakers heard hours of testimony Thursday from teachers and education professionals urging the state to give schools, and ultimately teachers, more money

As lawmakers push forward a measure for the governor to appoint the state’s next schools chief starting in 2021, some question the requirements for the job.

Hundreds of teachers and supporters of public education rallied at the statehouse Saturday to call for better pay and school funding, because many say the state isn’t doing enough.

"This I Believe": The Golden Rule

Mar 7, 2019
Author Sierra Schwartz (Benton Central HS)
Rachel Lattimore

Treat others as you would like to be treated. This, I believe. In a world full of negative

"This I Believe": Doing Your Best

Mar 7, 2019
Author: Samantha St. Myer (Rossville HS)
Rachel Lattimore

I believe in doing your best. Even when everything is going wrong in your life, you can

make a difference. You can keep pushing and get through the bad times, and you can

"This I Believe":Laughter: The Best Medicine

Mar 7, 2019
Author: Emma Fisher (Benton Central HS)
Rachel Lattimore

I believe in one concept that can be understood―no matter what religion, race, gender, or relationship status―and that would be humor. The idea of opening your mouth and exploding in a loud noise because your joy cannot be contained inside any longer amazes me. The kind of noise that occurs deep from within your stomach and becomes silent because of how enthralling such an emotion stirs. A loss of words as each stranger in that room can share such a connection over something that seems so simple—a joke.

"This I Believe": Divided We Stand

Mar 7, 2019
Author: Aaron Sandel (Benton Central HS)
Rachel Lattimore

We, as the human race, have proclaimed this present era the most peaceful time of

human history. We rejoice in our technology we do not understand, and relish our ability to communicate with those far away. But in this time of worldwide connection and instant communication exists a chasm of hatefulness and animosity. The unfortunate truth, sulking behind the screaming and fighting, suggests that while humans may be our greatest enemy, they are also our greatest asset. Divided we stand; not united.

"This I Believe":Gratitude-Filled Hearts

Mar 7, 2019
Author: Makayla Adams (Benton Central HS)
Rachel Lattimore

The land cruiser lurched to an abrupt stop, sending our arms and legs into a tangle. A

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