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Play Minecraft in a Movie Theatre! Join Super League's City Champs

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If your gamer loves Minecraft, then wait until you tell them that they can PLAY MINECRAFT ON THE BIG SCREEN! Super League Gaming, the world's first in-theater recreational video game league, will let your kids take their love of gaming beyond your living room walls and onto the silver screen.



This is the little league experience for gamers! It's fun, social and kids get to be part of a local organization celebrating their passion and their skills

Starting March 11 and running for four consecutive Saturdays, kids can play Minecraft in Super League's City Champs, an event taking place in a dozen cities across the country. Your child's creativity, critical thinking and teamwork will be put to the test at each event. During City Champs Qualifiers, players will vie to earn a spot in the Playoffs. Players can participate in as many Qualifier events as they wish - the top two scores will count toward ranking and determine who advances to the Playoffs, starting later this sprin…

I Like Big Buns and I Cannot Lie - Afters Ice Cream

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Truth be told...

So, I had to try one of these...

And this is my yummy, glazed, milky bun with Vietnamese Coffee ice cream and "Afters Flakes" toppings. Warm and chilly, sweet and crunchy, makes my tummy happy.


 Eating my milky bun with some of my favorite people makes my heart happy too!


Visit http://www.aftersicecream.com/ to get a bite of that milky bun!

Helping Students Realize Their Potential #NSCW17

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The SUHSD Learns blog showcases the learning that happens every day across the Sweetwater Union High School District. Each day a short blog post is posted, written by a Sweetwater community member. The goal is to celebrate learning in all its forms. Here is my contribution in celebration of NATIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELING WEEK =) #NSCW17
Philosopher Confucius once said, “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”

Today is the first day of the 2017 “National School Counseling Week.” The theme for the week is “Helping Students Realize Their Potential.”

Being an alumnus of Sweetwater High, I understand the stigma my students feel about not being “good enough” for highly selective college admissions. They have heard the narrative too many times: kids from National City don’t go to “those types of schools
Building a college-going culture is more than increasing A-G rates and building AP progr…