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2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Juneteenth

Posted about 5 days ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back to month six of the 2021 RPL Teen Reading Challenge. How’s it been going to far? I don’t know about you, but historically this is about the time […]
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By Teens, For Teens – Into the Wild & A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

Posted about 7 days ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back to our next installment of By Teens, For Teens. This blog post series consists of all teen-generated content. This time we have two book reviews for you to enjoy! […]
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VIRGINIA PRISONER OF WAR CAMPS IN WORLD WAR II: “ENEMIES WITHIN & WITHOUT”

Posted about 1 week ago by kathryn Coker
Prisoners of War Arrive During World War II, the U.S. was “home” to over 425,000 prisoners of war (POWs). They were Japanese, German and Italians from the Axis countries  captured […]
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X & Y Chromosomal Variation Awareness Month

Posted about 1 month ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
In 2012 the State Legislature passed HJ216 2012 which designated May as “X & Y Chromosomal Variation Awareness Month”.   Genetic Disorders X & Y Chromosomal Variations are genetic disorders. […]
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2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Shared Talents

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome to month five of the 2021 RPL Teen Writing Challenge. How’s it been going?? If you’re completing the challenge in order, this month you’ll be focusing on prompt #5 […]
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MEDICAL INJUSTICES

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Great strides in medical history have often been made as a result of research and experimentation, and the first human successes were arguably the result of successful experiments, often on […]
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Earth Day 2021

Posted about 2 months ago by Lisa Crisman
“In nature, nothing exists alone.”— Rachel Carson, 1962 Even if a big Earth Day celebration is not happening in RVA, there are events going on virtually. From National Geographic’s Earth […]
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2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Protecting Our Environment

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
It’s hard to believe it but we are already in our fourth month of the 2021 RPL Teen Writing Challenge. That means, if you’ve been completing one prompt a month, […]
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Get Growing!

Posted about 3 months ago by Lisa Crisman
Spring is here, bulbs are popping, trees are budding and the birds are busy! Working with seeds and plants is a great way to relieve stress and to focus on […]
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2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Body Positivity

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
We’ve already arrived at month three of our 2021 RPL Teen Reading Challenge and it feels like time is flying by! How have things been going for you so far? […]
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