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Myron Sproul, Centurions’ first principal, dies at 99

The Signal 03 Feb 2023
Valencia resident Myron Sproul, 99, who served in the U.S ... “He died peacefully in his bed. He wanted to be at home,” Sweeny said. “He was bedridden just the last month, but the last night he sang a little song, he ate some popcorn, and then he just didn’t wake up the next morning.” ... Born on Sept ... I remember him reading Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.”.

The Brazilian man who walked into his own funeral has taught us all a vital ...

The Guardian 02 Feb 2023
If you want to hear your friends say good things about you, faking your own death is definitely not the way to do it In The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Tom and Huckleberry Finn, ...

This Day in History — February 2

Jamaica Observer 02 Feb 2023
Today is the 33rd day of 2023. There are 332 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT. 1990 ... OTHER EVENTS. 1349. At least 200 people a day were being buried in London as a result of the Black Death. 1535 ... 1653 ... 1802 ... 1808 ... 1842 ... 1848 ... American writer of Huckleberry Finn, Samuel Langhorne Clemens (pen name Mark Twain), marries Olivia Langdon in Elmira, New York.

THE NOTEBOOK: Only one first friend

Montrose Press 01 Feb 2023
Ohmigod, it was west Texas hot, July 1961 ... •••••• ... After we saw the movie “Huckleberry Finn,” we made a raft from fireplace logs and discarded lumber and floated it in the Sulphur Draw, a dank, mossy body of slow water that inched along, about four feet deep in a nearby city park ... She lit another cigarette. The neighborhood was thick with kids ... •••••• ... .

What we all lose when a book gets removed from library shelves

Redlands Daily Facts 01 Feb 2023
It used to be a sleepy affair, calling attention only to a few scattered school districts or libraries responding to a cluster of parents upset about racially charged language in “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” or the inclusive content of “Heather Has Two Mommies.” But the ...

An (Addams) Family affair! As Lisa Loring dies at the age of 64, FEMAIL takes ...

The Daily Mail 30 Jan 2023
To modern-day audiences, Jenna Ortega is the face of Wednesday Addams ... Classic cast ... Left. Lisa Loring in character as Wednesday Addams in 1964. Right ... Gomez Addams played by John Astin ... Jacobson wrote ... He had a prominent role on NBC's The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as Injun Joe who was the blood-enemy of Tom Sawyer and Huck, as well as Star Trek.

Artificial intelligence program will change the future of education

The Oakland Press 29 Jan 2023
A student can type in questions, such as “Can you write me a 750 word essay on Mark Twain?” or “Write an essay on comparing the symbolism within The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” and ChatGPT will create an essay in seconds for students to submit as their own work ... Related Articles. Local News . ... Dream home ... Mayor.

School librarians vilified as the 'arm of Satan' in book-banning wars

The Day 28 Jan 2023
"It was an astonishing turn of events." A lot of librarians are asking themselves whether they want to remain in the profession, she added. "At least five people I know have retired early." ... .. ... ... Classics such as Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and Maya Angelou's "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" have been pulled from reading lists ... .

School librarians vilified as the ‘arm of Satan’ in book-banning wars

The Los Angeles Times 27 Jan 2023
“It was an astonishing turn of events.” A lot of librarians are asking themselves whether they want to remain in the profession, she added. “At least five people I know have retired early.” ... .. ... ... Classics such as Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” have been pulled from reading lists.

Photos: 50 classics from (almost) everyone's high school reading list

North Shore News 26 Jan 2023
In 2018, "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" were dropped in a Minnesota school district because they contain racial slurs ... The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ... Huckleberry Finn is the main character in this follow-up ...

Good Morning, News: Pope Francis' Whisper-Soft "Being Gay Isn't a Crime" Mic Drop, Shady Providence ...

Portland Mercury 25 Jan 2023
by Suzette Smith. The Mercury  provides news and fun every single day—but your help is essential ... IN LOCAL NEWS ... Abe Asher reports . • Oh that's nice. ... Listen to today's episode of The Daily ... Which means Sen Stubblefield is also taking a stand against a heapful of Shakespeare, Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn , and Disney's Mulan .

Jonathan Raban, 80, adventurous literary traveler

The Buffalo News 20 Jan 2023
BY RICHARD SANDOMIR NEW YORK TIMES ... A Voyage Down the Mississippi" (1981), which was inspired by his reading Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" as a boy ... He wrote that the crudely drawn cover illustration of "Huckleberry Finn" that he had read at 7 years old "supplied me with the raw material for an exquisite and recurring daydream ... ....

Jonathan Raban, Adventurous Literary Traveler, Dies at 80

New York Times 19 Jan 2023
An expatriate Briton, he followed Huckleberry Finn’s Mississippi, sailed to Alaska and explored eastern Montana. But, he said, he was not a “travel writer.” ... .

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