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Beginning Cleanup Bookmark

Beginning Cleanup
The worst of Hurricane Harvey’s impacts are over for many Precinct 4 residents, but recovery is only just beginning. Many Texans watched flood waters overwhelm their homes and escaped with only the bare necessities or nothing at all. As the waters continue to recede, many have already started thinking about cleaning up. Is anything salvageable? If you act fast, there may be a chance. Try to return to your home during the daytime to avoid turning on lights in case your electrical system has been compromised.

TAP After-School Archery Bookmark

TAP After-School Archery
Storybooks are full of heroes fighting injustice with only a bow and arrow. While today’s archers no longer use their skills on the battlefield, they can apply the lessons learned in archery to achieving success inside the classroom and beyond. “You don’t have to be athletic to excel in archery,” said Monte Parks, Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks educational programmer. “It’s all about learning the proper form.” The very first lesson in archery is how to follow directions. Participants are taught how to hold a bow and arrow, how to shoot safely, and the proper protocol for retrieving arrows. “No one is allowed...

Tips for Parents and Teachers Bookmark

Tips for Parents and Teachers
For parents with young children, the first day of school can be unpredictable. Children who select their first-day-of-school outfit a month in advance can unexpectedly turn into children who refuse to get out of bed, miss the bus, or cry in the car line. Help your child ease back into school by focusing on positive activities. Drum up excitement by discussing potential special events or field trips the teacher has planned. You may even consider suggesting locations to your child’s teacher. Teachers are always on the lookout for new and exciting field trip locations.