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Dave’s Diary: Teens Sexting Signals Other Sexual Risk Taking

All the more reason for parents to be on the lookout for their kid’s cell phone behavior.  If you catch them sending sex based messages, don’t let them try to tell you it’s no big deal. According to a study from the School of Social Work at the University of Southern Californian teens who engage in "sexting" -- that is, sending and receiving sexually explicit texts and images -- are most likely taking other sexual risks, too.

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YVCC Playmasters Hosts Auditions for Moliere’s Tartuffe

 

Yakima Valley Community College Playmasters will host auditions for Moliére’s comedy "Tartuffe" on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 and Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 3:00pm in Kendall Hall Auditorium. Com

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YVCC Offers Early Achiever Opportunity Grant

 

Yakima Valley Community College, in collaboration with the Washington State Department of Early Learning’s Early Achievers program, is offering opportunities for childcare professionals to earn a degree in Early Childhood Education. Childcare professionals who are currently employed in a childcare program that participates in Early Achievers may be eligible for $5,000 in financial aid.

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YVCC Offers Classes for the Outdoor Enthusiast

Yakima Valley Community College will offer classes this Spring Quarter 2013 for people who want to wet a line or climb a mountain.

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Nominate Your Favorite Teacher for the 26th Anniversary Crystal Apple Awards

Nominate your favorite Yakima School District educator for the 26th Anniversary Crystal Apple Award today! Local businesses and corporations sponsor the program that honors classroom teachers, educational teams and other certificated educators in the district

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Yakima Valley Museum’s Children’s Underground to Host Celebration for Families

On Friday, March 15, the Children’s Underground will be hosting its second annual Blossom Festival from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Statewide Foster Parents Conference Coming To Yakima

The Foster Parents Association of  Washington State conference will be held at Yakima's West Valley Church on March 16.

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YVCC to Offer Free Tech Training Opportunities

 

Yakima Valley Community College is offering technology workshops in March. The classes will be student led and are free and open to the public.

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Davis High School Seniors Seek Community Support

Davis seniors are looking for community donations to help pay for a senior class trip to Silverwood Theme Park  in June.

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Character Matters: Caring Is The Word of The Month

 I have a lot of respect for the Yakima School District and their ongoing effort to support character development through the character word of the month.  You see the words posted on reader boards all over town.  Here’s hoping the le

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