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  Opening day set for new museum on National Mall
Opening day set for new museum on National Mall
Feb. 8, 2016 – Last week the Smithsonian announced that the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, being constructed near the Washington Monument on the National Mall, will open to the public Saturday, Sept. 24. It's been 13 years in development.
 
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Super Bowl 50 honors high schoolsSuper Bowl 50 honors high schools
Feb. 5, 2016 – More than 2,000 high schools received a Super Bowl 50 Golden Football to honor an alum who played in a past Super Bowl. Student News Net visited the high school where Rick Upchurch, who played for the Denver Broncos from 1975-1983, began his path to the NFL.
 
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Week of February 08

cringe: verb; to act in fear; to recoil;
Watch out for February!

forged: verb; brought about, developed, pulled together;
Live stream of Pearl Harbor anniversary today

herald: verb; to alert; to tell of a forthcoming event;
Violins of Hope: Voice of millions

nestled: verb; cuddled, snuggled, placed comfortably in a spot;
Do NOT take a selfie with a bison

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February 8

1955: John Grisham, author of legal thrillers such as The Firm and The Client, was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

1910: Boy Scouts of America was founded in Washington D.C. based on a similar group in England - the British Boy Scout Association.

1829: William Tecumseh Sherman, a military general for the Union during the Civil War famous for his march through Georgia, was born in Lancaster, Ohio.

1828: Jules Verne, author of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in Eighty Days, was born in France.



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Do NOT take a selfie with a bisonDo NOT take a selfie with a bison
Jan. 19, 2016 - 'Give me a home where the buffalo roam' is taken literally in Prairie City, Iowa where 54 bison roam the Neal Smith NWR.

 

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1. Why would it be dangerous to hike within the bison enclosure at the Neal Smith National Wildlife refuge?

2. How did Sparky, the bison, recover from being struck by lightning?

3. What is the habitat at the wildlife refuge that supports bison?


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Opening day set for new museum on National MallOpening day set for new museum on National Mall
Feb. 8, 2016 – Last week the Smithsonian announced that the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, being constructed near the Washington Monument on the National Mall, will open to the public Saturday, Sept. 24. It's been 13 years in development.
Super Bowl 50 honors high schoolsSuper Bowl 50 honors high schools
Feb. 5, 2016 – More than 2,000 high schools received a Super Bowl 50 Golden Football to honor an alum who played in a past Super Bowl. Student News Net visited the high school where Rick Upchurch, who played for the Denver Broncos from 1975-1983, began his path to the NFL.
Boys in the boat still rowingBoys in the boat still rowing
Feb. 4, 2016 – August 1, 2016 will be the 80th anniversary of the start of the 1936 Berlin Olympics where eight boys in a boat defied all odds.
Clinton, Cruz - and computers - win in IowaClinton, Cruz - and computers - win in Iowa
Feb. 2, 2016 – With a blizzard moving into Iowa, a record number of Iowans attended a caucus last night to be the First in the Nation to vote.
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