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Friday, December 08, 2017

Madison Students Learn Computers Through National Hour of Code Observance

Posted by John Peck in General

It's called an Hour of Code but the learning from it reaps benefits for a lifetime.  Students in Madison City  took part this week in the annual Hour of Code, a national observance in association with Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 4-10)."Hour of Code" began as a one hour intro into computer science designed to "de-mystify" computer coding. The idea is to show that anybody can learn the basics of computers and to broaden participation. Thus the heavy...

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Tuesday, December 05, 2017

BJ Band Gets Inspirational Talk by Pearl Harbor Survivor Before Band's Pearl Harbor Trip

Posted by John Peck in General

  The Bob Jones High School Band is taking its musical talents to Hawaii to perform in Pearl Harbor Day activities this week.Band members went through final preparations Monday with a special sendoff from a Pearl Habor survivor. Sherwin Callander, 97, spoke briefly with the band about the carnage he saw at Pearl Harbor while serving in the Navy. Callander makes his home in Madison and has a great grandson who played in the BJHS Patriot Band.WWII Vet/Pearl Harbor Survivor Sherwin Callander with...

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