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More than 1,000 second- and third-grade students in Pulaski and Giles counties will be receiving tubes of toothpaste to help preserve their smiles, thanks to Dental Aid Partners of the New River Valley. Dental Aid Partners, a group of volunteer citizens and dental professionals with a goal of improving overall dental/oral health care in the NRV, recently donated 1,100 tubes of toothpaste to Virginia Senior Extension Agent Sarah Burkett for distribution in elementary schools. Comment?
... was born enslaved on the Rock Spring Plantation - which Virginia Tech now operates as the Reynolds Homestead - in Critz in 1838. The plantation, owned then by Hardin and Nancy Reynolds, was the childhood home of tobacco magnate R.J. Reynolds. "She ... Comment?
Efforts to keep some Critzer Elementary students fed on the weekends were almost derailed when school was closed for more than a week, threatening to leave some at-risk students with with barren plates and empty stomachs. "I just know a lot of the kids really just depend on it," says Critzer teacher Wendy Golden, who helped spearhead the effort to get food to the kids when they were out of school. Comment?
Susan Saul was planning to retire this June after a 43-year teaching career in Pulaski County. Unfortunately, her final year at Critzer Elementary was cut short when she passed away in October. Comment?
While most good occasions are celebrated by eating ice cream, Critzer Elementary Preschool teacher Ericka Lytton thought her school's fundraiser for United Way was special enough for her to wear it instead. As Critzer Elementary surpassed its pledge goal to raise money for United Way, Lytton made good on a promise she made at the beginning of the campaign to be turned into a "human ice cream sundae." Comment?
Pulaski County's elementary schools received a special visit from Appalachian Power employees when they came to read to kindergarteners Thursday morning. Thursday was "Read to Me" Day, when Appalachian Power employees and retirees came and shared a book with students across 445 elementary schools in Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee. Comment?
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