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EDUCATION Hays Free Press January 20, 2016 + k Thomas named 'Genius Educator' When the Hays CISD Digi- tal Learning Team decided it was time for the district to start recognizing special teachers for their confident and ground-breaking use of technology in the classroom, the choice for an inaugural "Genius Educator Award" honoree was a relatively easy one. Negley Elementary School teacher Jeremiah Thomas, a multiple Educa- tion Foundation innovative Teaching Grant recipient for his creative ideas, was the Digital Learning Team's hands down pick for what team member Katie Camp- bell~termed "being an innova- tor and an educator who is not afraid to use technology!" Campbell and fellow team members Jamie Locklin, Tra- cy Mulligan, Caleb Hudgens, and Eric Rodriguez person- ally brought the locally-de- PHOTO BYJIMCULLEN signed award (designed from bers include (back, I-r) Caleb old telephones) to Negley Hudgens, Eric Rodriguez, Ja- for a fun-filled presentation mie Locklin; (front, I-r) Tracy as NES Principal Melody Mulligan, Negley Elementary Crowther escorted her Principal Melody Crowther, celebrated honoree in for the honoree Jeremiah Thomas surprise awarding. HCISD and Digital Learning Team Digital Learning Team mem- member Katie Campbell. S PHOTO BYJIMCULLEN Twenty Lobos to be Included in 'Celebrating Art' No fewer than 20 Lehman High School Art students have been invited as part of the top 25% of all entrants to be published in Blick Art Supplies' "Celebrating Art." Published twice a year, "Cel- ebrating Art" is a national competition, according to Lehman Art teacher Debra Flynn. The rec- ognized students attend LHS Art classes with teachers Flynn and Alicia Guerrero. The recently- honored group of students includes seniors Melissa Campuzano, Mia Ochoa, Annalisa Garza, Tania Colin, Austin Jaimes, Dynah Ramos, Gaby Persinger; juniors Roberto Hernandez, Daniel Nuno, and Rafael Tovar; sophomores Marisol Tovias, Jeremy Portela, Marco Garcia, Samantha Martinez, Mary Filer; and freshmen Madison Alexander, Madison Fretwell, Abigail Harris, Maria Ortiz and Ryan Ignacio. Publicize your engagements, weddings, anniversaries, new babies or birthdays to the Hays County community with an ad in the Hays Free Press. $105 ad includes text and photos. 512-268-7862 or business@haysfreepress.com + There are more than 150 species of octopus, all with eight tentacles. These soft-bodied invertebrates (animals without a It can shrink to fit through a tiny crack. It can lose an ann and grow it back. It lays about 50,000 eggs and has eight arms, or are they legs? WHAT IS IT? Find Kid Scoop on __]L. Facebook @ 2016 by V'mkJ Whiting, Editor Jeff Schinkel, Graphms Vol. 32, No. 8 a eNledStauroteuthis > 5 glowing the Atlantic Ocean, scientists in a research submarine were able to " In i the Sub's bright ~: saw the tentacles What's Missin The most deadly predator is the more, It can slip into the same crevice where the octopus hides. Its strong jaws can tear off an octopus' tentacle! If an octopus loses a tentacle it can grow a ~replacement. Find the octopus that has only seven tentacles. L ~~Discrirnination. Counting, MORAY INK BIOLOGIST GLOW SUBMARINE SUCKERS Find the words in the puzzle, then in this week's Kid Scoop stories and activities. S U C KE R S B IN U O C E A NM I V E B A C KG D go R P Build Strength Strengthen your legs, arms and torso with these exercises each day. Stand straight up with your arms extended. Slowly raise your left foot out to one side. Balance on one leg that way for 10 seconds. 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