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Spring Break For kids can be about fun and public service
Ann Arbor Examiner | March 13, 2010 | Kevin Fobbs

Posted on 03/13/2010 7:55:16 PM PST by Kfobbs

Spring break is either upon Ann Arbor families or will soon arrive to scoop up students sending them bursting out of schools doors with the ferocity of unbridled pent-up spirit. Of course most kids will be thinking about everything from short trips out of town to getting away from the books, classrooms, and endless studying.

Parents on the other hand might be thinking of a short and much-needed break from the unending cycle of shuttling their children from one school to another and from one extra curricular engagement to another. Whew! Time out on that!

Well while spring break can represent more “Me Time” away from the routine, it may also represent...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bloggersandpersonal; missinglink; religion; salvationarmy; springbreak; volunteerism

1 posted on 03/13/2010 7:55:17 PM PST by Kfobbs
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Spring break ? Much needed break from endless study ? What a crock . The spread of this indulgent sham into high schools does not bode well .
2 posted on 03/13/2010 8:00:22 PM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it , freedom has a flavor the protected will never know F Trp 8th Cav)
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The fun part I can believe. Public service I’m not sold on.


3 posted on 03/13/2010 8:01:11 PM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what your country is demanding you to do. :)


4 posted on 03/13/2010 8:06:05 PM PST by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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Sorry. Fun and public service are mutually exclusive.


5 posted on 03/13/2010 8:17:31 PM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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Throwing up in your pants is public service?


6 posted on 03/13/2010 8:28:14 PM PST by 4buttons
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Let the children be children.


7 posted on 03/13/2010 8:42:15 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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We can’t do that, the parents would have to grow up!


8 posted on 03/13/2010 9:04:06 PM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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Spring Break For kids can be about fun and public service
9 posted on 03/13/2010 9:04:40 PM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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“getting away from the books, classrooms, and endless studying”

They have endless studying in public schools? Could’ve fooled me!


10 posted on 03/13/2010 10:48:58 PM PST by ari-freedom (Rush:Remember to put your faith in ideas and not people. People will always, always disappoint you!)
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“This might just be the opportunity for moms and dads to teach their children a valuable life lesson and practice a biblical traditional value as well, “For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” Galatians 5:14.”

Now that is something you don’t see too often in newspaper articles.


11 posted on 03/13/2010 10:51:04 PM PST by ari-freedom (Rush:Remember to put your faith in ideas and not people. People will always, always disappoint you!)
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