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Poets Come in All Shapes and Sizes But it’s the Strong Mind That Counts

Posted by on Apr 25, 2022 in ACE Learning Center, ACE School Report, Continuing Education | 0 comments

By Dexter and Luna, ACE Poetry Contest Mascots, helped by Martha who seems to like punching keyboard keys one at a time instead of all at once like we love to do Dexter here. How’s your National Poetry Month been going, Luna? I must say I’ve been having a lot of fun barking poems to Russ as we go for walks. I also have barked poems to people who come to the door. They think I’m just barking at them, but I’m really barking poetry. Ha, me too. Luna here, and I’ve been barking a few poems and pushing my way through groups of people to make sure...

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Great News Comes in Threes for KALW’s Training Programs

Posted by on Apr 21, 2022 in ACE Learning Center, ACE School Report, Continuing Education | 0 comments

By Ben Trefny, Interim Executive Director, KALW Public Media I’ve got three pieces of great news to share with you. One – KALW’s Editorial Operations Manager, Shereen Adel — Audio Academy class of 2016 and KALW’s current training director — was recently named as part of the Online News Association’s 2022 Women’s Leadership Accelerator! The inspiring group represents six countries and showcases a range of expertise: from local news; to production innovation; to audio. (Or, in Shereen’s case, all three!) You...

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Poetry Can Help Build Wings to Fly Because Change is Beautiful

Posted by on Apr 20, 2022 in ACE Learning Center, ACE School Report | 0 comments

By Bessie, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, Oakland International High School, assisted by Martha because Bessie has a hard time punching computer keys to make words Hello from Oakland. I’m Bessie and I’ve been busy enjoying long flights up in the sky and looking down on the world below. Oakland International High School (OIHS) is my special world that I love to float around. I meet students in the main courtyard and stop on the edge of a bench to listen to them. Or I float to the soccer field, making sure I stay out of the way of both the ball...

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