Dear Mr. Dad: My son is starting middle school next week. His previous school was K-5 so this is a new one for him. He’s nervous and, honestly, so am I. He’s a smart kid but has always had trouble finishing assignments and turning work in on time. I’m worried that if he does the same in middle school, he’ll be setting himself up for even more trouble in high school and beyond. What can I do to help him (and myself) get ready for this big transition?
They'll be sleeping on the ground among bugs and birds, near lions and tigers, but the parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Ridgewood, N.J., decided they'd do it if that's what it took to see Pope Francis.
EAST WENATCHEE — The East Wenatchee First Baptist Church will host Awana’s High Power Soccer Vacation Bible School Aug. 10-14. The free program runs from 9 a.m. to noon daily at the church, 1700 Grant Road.