Some area middle school students cannot read cursive writing when they see it on the board. On a recent SAT test essay question, only 15 percent of 1.5 million high school students taking the test wrote in cursive. The rest printed.
Maybe the handwriting is on the wall for the curvy writing style that some consider an art form and others regard as a waste of teaching time. [More]
A plain, hard-cooked egg often turns into an eye-catching decoration at Easter time - just add a little dye, paint, foil, wax, sequins, even gold trim and gems.
Coloring Easter eggs is an ancient tradition. The egg - a symbol of fertility and new life - has been associated with the holiday for centuries. Originally, Easter eggs were painted with bright colors to represent the sunlight of spring and often given as gifts. [More]