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Spring Fling Day 22: Pet Supplies

Spring Fling Day 22: Pet Supplies

Today let’s fling Fido and Fluffy’s stuff.  It’s time to fling those too small collars and bowls, treats that the cat just will not eat and the frayed leashes. If you have supplies from a long gone pet, like an aquarium or a hamster habitat, today is the day to let those go.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many pet supplies you were able to fling today.

 

UGA extension releases cotton weed control guidelines

UGA extension releases cotton weed control guidelines

The Dooly County UGA extension has released programs for Controlling Glyphosate Resistant Palmer Amaranth in Cotton.

In a blog post, Jay Porter says it's important for "not just the present, but for the future of weed control in cotton."

Porter warns that not closely following the guidelines could prevent cotton growth in the future.

Read: Cotton weed control guidelines

My Teacher is Tops: Lindsey Brown

My Teacher is Tops: Lindsey Brown

Lindsey Brown teaches social studies and science at Twiggs County Middle School.

Her students say she makes school work fun, but sill focuses on getting them ready for the CRCT test.

They say she wants them to love social studies and science as much as she does.

Charles Taylor wrote the letter nominating Ms. Brown, but wasn't in class on the day we visited.

Spring Fling Day 16: Cups & Water Bottles

Spring Fling Day 16: Cups & Water Bottles

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

Does your family only use coffee cups and Tervis tumblers? Is your youngest child 12 years old but there are still sippy cups on the shelves? It’s time to fling the glasses and cups you don’t use. This will allow for the glasses you do like to use and it will keep them from tumbling out of the cupboard whenever you open the door.  Then go through your water bottle collection. Toss the ones with no lids and chewed up tops. Whittle the number of water bottles down to reasonable amount.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many cups and water bottles you were able to fling today.

 

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Spring Fling Day 14: Contacts

Spring Fling Day 14: Contacts

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

Today I want you to browse through your contact list on your computer/phone or your paper address book. Go through and delete people that you no longer are in contact with. There’s no need to slog through 100 names and addresses when you no longer need 20 of those names.  If you use a paper address book and have a lot of changes to make, consider getting a new one and starting over fresh.

Georgia Connections Academy to hold open enrollment

Georgia Connections Academy to hold open enrollment

(WXIA)--Georgia Connections Academy, a statewide provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual K-12 schooling, has opened enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year and will be conducting in person information sessions with parents and students across the state.

“We are enrolling 1000 additional students across all grade levels for the coming academic year,” said Lead Principal Heather J. Robinson. “We have a waiting list as we open enrollment, so we encourage parents to get their applications in now.”

Spring Fling Day 13: Clothes Hangers

Spring Fling Day 13: Clothes Hangers

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

Today go through your closet and gather all the empty hangers into one spot. Do you have way more than you’ll ever use? If so, put them in your donation bag. If you don’t have enough, put hangers on your shopping list.  If some are broken, discard them.

 

If you want to get extra credit, convert all of your hangers to the same time (slimline, tube, wooden, whatever works for you). Do this process in the coat closet and other clothes closets around the house.

 

Now go flinging! Please come back and tell me how many hangers you were able to fling today.

 

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