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From humble beginnings, Sweet Corn Festival becomes one of the best

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 23rd, 2016
MENDOTA, What makes the Mendota Sweet Corn Festival so special? Is there some magic ingredient that this community adds to its annual celebration that keeps visitors coming back year after year? Or is it simply the draw of free sweet corn?
For younger Mendotans, the Sweet Corn Fest is simply a local tradition that has "always" taken place in

MHS looks at one-to-one implementation

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 23rd, 2016
MENDOTA, As technology becomes increasingly present in daily life, more and more schools are adopting one-to-one initiatives for their students. At Mendota High School, a team of teachers has been working for the past year to learn about one-to-one (1:1) and plan for its future implementation.
Reporting at the MHS District 280 Board of Education meeting on Aug. 15, Principal

Loredo Taft: Should it stay or should it go?

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 23rd, 2016
MENDOTA, Members of Mendota Elementary School District 289 Board of Education revisited the topic of the sixth grade trip to Taft at the Aug. 18 regular board meeting.
The three-day trip to Loredo Taft in Oregon has been a long-standing tradition for Northbrook School students, but times have changed. Although the board previously approved reserving a spot for this

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