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Odyssey of the Mind Video

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Hey Everyone, As I have said in my blog a few months ago, I participated in a program called Odyssey of the Mind. As you know, my team placed 3rd at regionals and we did an amazing job. If you would like to see our…

Summer Agenda

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Hey Everyone! Happy Summer! This summer I will be contacting local middle schools and high schools and teachers/principals to be setting dates for the fall so that I can go in and talk with the students. I have come in contact with some great Holocaust…

National Junior Honor Society

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Hey Everyone! Last night I was inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. This is a group of students who next year, will do community service projects and other projects that will benefit the community. I spoke at the ceremony my section fromt the essay…

Yale University: Holocaust Videos

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Hey Everyone! You all know about the man I have been speaking to for the last couple of weeks and he emailed me an article that Yale University is doing with Holocaust Testimonies. His email reads… <http://www.library.yale.edu/testimonies/> The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies is…

About Fred Lejuene Kahn

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A Holocaust Survivor by the name of Fred Kahn, emailed me about my project. He heard about my project through the Generations of the Shoah news letter. His story is posted on my website and here is just a little bit more about him. I…

My Speaking at Schools

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Hey Everyone! I hope everyone is having a great week! Coming up I am going to start speaking at some schools like Providence and possible some out of Charlotte. I just got an email from Long View High School and they are doing a Holocaust…

Spring Break

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Hey Everyone! I just got back from 6 hours in the car. I had a great Spring Break…we went to Maryland, Washington DC, and New Jersey. We went to about 5 or 6 museums (Holocaust, Both East and West galleries of the National Gallery of…

Spring Break-Going to Holocaust Museum

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Hey Everyone! For Spring Break I am going to Washington D.C. to go see my really good friend and we’re going to the Holocaust Museum. I am really excited to be able to learn more about the Holocaust and to see real artifacts from the…

Speaking at my School

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Hey Everyone! Tomorrow I am speaking in front of my homeroom more about my project and what I have heard since the last time I spoke to them which was about a few months ago. Then in a few weeks I will be speaking in…

Odyssey of the Mind

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Hey Everyone! This Saturday, was my Odysey of the Mind competition. Our problem was Teach Yer Creature and we had to build a creature that is taught five different actions. We came in 3rd place! We did really well in our long term and extremely…

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