Mary makes chapatis in Kenya


Photo by Nancy Carson
Mary Oluko in Kenya with one of her daughters.

Level 1 Mary lives in Kenya. Kenya is in east Africa. She has a son and two daughters. Mary has many friends. She likes them to visit her. I live in a small apartment in Mary’s yard. I am in Kenya for a few months to help teachers. I like to watch Mary cook. Sometimes I take pictures. Mary invites friends Today is Sunday. On Sundays Mary goes to church. But today she will not go. She is very busy. She invited seven friends to her home. Mary needs help to make lunch.

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Day camps and programs available for kids

Back to school? JimmyMac210 / CC BY 2.0, Flickr

Back to school?
(JimmyMac210 / CC BY 2.0, Flickr)

As the school year approaches many parents in B.C. are worried.

What can you do with younger children if there is a teachers’ strike?

The Province newspaper has a list of suggestions.
There are day camps and programs available for kids.

Check the list often. It will be updated.

You can add your suggestions.

Follow this link for more information.

(Source: The Province)

Summer stories: Participation for wellness

<b>Students from TRU Life Skills Reading Class </b><br /> (Photo courtesy of TRU Reading Class)

Students from TRU Life Skills Reading Class 
(Photo courtesy of TRU Reading Class)

2014 Write a Story contest honourable mention

Story by Thompson River University Life Skills Reading Class
Kamloops, BC:

  • Kenzi Ceccon, Cody Chase, Dean Cummings,
    Kayla Finney, Cody Harmon, Brad Harrison,
    Adam Kenoras, Clayton Ralph, Alona Shoemaker

This story is by one of our honourable mentions.

Click the link to read this story.

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