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Students of the Month

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Kingston February Students of the Month are Hayven Glenn - Pre-K (not pictured), Kenlyn Barnett - Pre-K January Student of the Month, Trey Jones - Kindergarten, Daxton Stover - 1st grade, Landry Williams - 2nd grade, Slayde Grammer - 3rd grade, Austin Cantrell - 4th, and Chayce Young - 5th. Courtesy photo

Students of the Month

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Cavyn Williams and Emilio Zuniga – Kindergarten, Natalie Bourland and Hudsyn Hale – 1st grade. Courtesey photo MES February Students of the Month - Elias Ibarra and Alyna Stuckey – 2nd grade, Ranger Willis and Leighton Clement – 3rd grade.

Plan To Alter Education Funding

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A proposal to adjust the school funding formula could strip millions from urban and rural districts and shift it to others. Had it been in place this year, Oklahoma City Public Schools’ state aid would have been reduced by more than $7 million.

How to prevent infections before and during pregnancy

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Expecting mothers face various obstacles during pregnancy. The physical changes to a woman’s body during pregnancy can be a challenge unlike any other she has ever faced, and the mental challenges of pending motherhood also can prove a lot to process, particularly for first-time mothers.

Common causes of prematurity

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Parents want to take every step they can to safeguard the health and wellbeing of their children — and precautions include actions taken even before the child is born. Expecting mothers follow strict prenatal guidelines to protect their physical health as well as the health of the developing fetus.

Effects of alcohol on the mind and body

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Having a drink when enjoying a good meal or attending a party is a part of socializing with friends for billions of people across the globe. Many of those people safely consume alcohol without ever experiencing negative side effects. However, anyone who consumes alcohol or intends to can benefit from learning about the potential effects of alcohol on their minds and bodies.

The health benefits of quinoa

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Whole grains are vital components of a healthy diet. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, whole grains provide a host of nutritious benefits, including some that were discovered only recently.

Megan’s Must Reads

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Alosa has never been normal. Sent to retrieve an ancient treasure map for her father, she willingly gets captured by a group of enemy pirates to live amongst them as a prisoner. With hair the color of fire, and a matching attitude, playing the helpless kidnapped maiden is not in her books. With a limited time to find the map and return it to her father, Alosa must make sure she sticks to the plan to make her father proud. However, when a devilishly handsome Riden, second mate to the enemy Captain, comes into her life, it’s safe to say that the map isn’t the only thing on Alosa’s mind.

TFD: Roadside Cleanup

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The Texoma Fire District Spring Roadside Cleanup will take place March 6, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. starting at the fire Station. Afterward the cleanup, breakfast will be served at the TFD Training/ Community Center. Please contact Vangi Sutton at (405) 255-7010 to donate food for the breakfast or volunteer to help serve.