Batesville Community School Corporation rolls out start of school

first_imgBatesville, IN —The first week of school this year will look a little different for Batesville Community School Corporation students. As students, teachers, and staff prepare to return to school, BCSC wants to do their best to ensure an environment for students and staff to return to our buildings safely. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, BSCS will not be able to observe our traditional open house, locker night, or freshman orientation.In place of this, BCSC is implementing an innovative approach to help staff and students transition back to school, with a rolling start to the school year. On Wednesday, August 5, students in pre-K, kindergarten, third grade, sixth grade, ninth grade, and twelfth grade will report to school. They will not report to school on Thursday, August 6. All other grade level students will report to school on Thursday, August 6, for their first day. On Friday, August 7, all PK-12 students will attend school.The rolling start is expected to create a smoother transition between school levels for students and to ensure a successful launch to an already challenging school year. The school day will occur as a typical day with transportation, lunch, and regular arrival and dismissal times. The first day would be an orientation day. Students would learn schedules and map out their routes, meet teachers, and begin to develop relationships, learn locker locations and practice codes, and participate in other activities that will help create a smoother transition.August 5- Grades PreK, K, 3, 6, 9, and 12August 6- Grades 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, and 11August 7- All students, PreK to 12last_img read more

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Michael Obafemi: A New Saint is Born

first_imgMichael Obafemi breaks Premier League record after scoring his first senior goal helping Southampton to a 3-1 Premier League win over Huddersfield Town last weekendBorn in Dublin to Nigerian parents, Obafemi recently represented Ireland but could still switch allegiance to his fatherland.The 18-year-old slid in a Nathan Redmond cross to secure all three points for the Saints in the 71st minute thus becoming the youngest Saint player to net in England’s top division. Obafemi thanked team-mate Nathan Redmond for his help on and off the pitch after becoming Southampton’s youngest ever Premier League goalscorer. He is also now the youngest Irish scorer in Premier League history.The 18-year-old, who joined Saints from Leyton Orient in 2016, marked his fifth Premier League appearance by tucking away Redmond’s cutback six minutes after coming off the bench to seal a 3-1 victory over Huddersfield.He told the club’s website: “It was surreal and I’m thankful to Redders for giving me the assist. I should have scored two or three more but I’m just delighted to have got my first goal.“I wanted to get the previous chance out of my head straightaway because I knew myself it should have gone in the back of the net. I knew another one would come and I’m glad I put it away when it did.“Just before I came on, the manager said to make sure I run and do the basics before anything else and the goal will come. All the lads on the bench were saying just show what I can do and that the rest would fall into place. This is the first step in my career. I’ve come a long way since my debut against Tottenham and I’m thankful for everyone who has believed in me.”Obafemi made his Premier League debut against Tottenham in January and was given the first start by Mark Hughes in the previous manager’s final game against Manchester United earlier this month.He impressed before being forced off by a hamstring injury and this was his first appearance since.New manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has now won two of his first three games in charge, and Obafemi praised the impact of the Austrian as well as winger Redmond, who was the stand-out player on the pitch at the John Smith’s Stadium.“He’s changed the whole system,” the teenager said of Hasenhuttl. “You can see we are a lot more aggressive and direct and playing higher up the pitch. It suits us and it’s getting us results.“On the pitch, Redders is a close friend of mine and he’s always giving me advice before games and even off the pitch as well, making sure I stay grounded.“This is the first step in my career. I’ve come a long way since my debut against Tottenham and I’m thankful for everyone who has believed in me and got me back into this position.”The Southampton manager was pleased with his young Irish striker, although might have had a hat-trick in the 25-minute he was on the pitch: “His speed gives us a little bit more opportunity,” said Hasenhuttl. “He had two or three more chances.“I’m happy for him. He’s a cool guy, he has quality and I think after his injury coming back with the goal is perfect for him.”Meanwhile, new Ireland manager, Mick McCarthy is hoping that rising star is a Robbie Keane in the making.While the teenager could have bagged a hat-trick, his milestone moment comes just a month after making his Ireland debut in the Nations League draw away to Denmark.That just happened to be Martin O’Neill’s last game in charge of the boy in green but it tied Obafemi to Ireland as it was a competitive match.Ireland have struggled for goals ever since record-scorer Keane retired but Obafemi is certainly showing flashes of potential.McCarthy said on Sunday: “I’m delighted and I’m going to go watch him. Martin played him on his last game and gave him a cap. There was a bit of criticism about it and I was on the TV saying ‘hold on’.“It might turn out that Michael Obafemi turns out to be the next Robbie Keane and we should all be lauding Martin for giving him his cap.“Now here he is playing in the Premier League and scoring goals. He looks like he deserves it now. It’s to my benefit and ultimately to the Republic of Ireland’s benefit.“I’m never too unhappy when I have people who can run, who are quick and can run in behind and he looks like he can stretch defences.”Obafemi admitted the goal was ‘surreal’ but knows he should have bagged a hat-trick as the Saints maintained their hot-streak under Ralph Hasenhüttl.He has relished the opportunities to come his way this season after six Premier League appearances and another in the League Cup.Standing at 5ft 7in tall, Obafemi is diminutive in height but he makes up for it in energy, pace and strength.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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Health Lottery advert censured for ‘exaggerating the chances of winning a prize’

first_img The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has censured a TV advert by the Health Lottery for  ‘exaggerating the chances of winning a prize’.Twelve complainants had challenged whether the claim “You’ve a very good chance of winning” used in the TV advert misleadingly exaggerated the chances of winning the Health Lottery.  The ASA decided that this was the case.It said: “We considered that such a claim was likely to be interpreted as factual and to mean that consumers were more likely to win a prize from the Health Lottery than not winning anything. However, because the claim was not supported with documentary evidence we considered that it exaggerated the chances of winning the Health Lottery and concluded it was likely to mislead viewers.”The Health Lottery argued that the ad featured a number of genuine, unprompted testimonials from Health Lottery winners including a man who had won a prize (but not the jackpot), and expressed his view that consumers had “a very good chance of winning”.Health Lottery believed that it was reasonable to expect that viewers would not perceive the man to be an expert adviser, but a player sharing his experience of The Health Lottery, especially as it was a genuine word-of-mouth recommendation from an actual consumer.Health Lottery also argued that the comment “a very good chance” was a subjective claim and open to interpretation. With approximately 300,000 players taking part in each draw and 1 in 108 players winning a prize in any one of its five weekly lottery draws, the operator said that this indicated that there was a “very good chance” of winning.This advert is yet another one that had be previously approved by Clearcast, the independent advertising consultants. Clearcast stated that it approved the line “You’ve a very good chance of winning” on the basis that it was part of a testimonial given by a previous winner of the Health Lottery, believing that the line was a subjective claim about the winner’s own experience of playing the Health Lottery and that viewers might also have a chance of winning if they participated. UK gambling adopts toughest online advertising code to protect underage audiences August 27, 2020 Share Related Articles StumbleUpon ASA monitoring sweep marks gambling as the worst underage advertising offender August 26, 2020 Submit Lee Willows, YGAM: Education is central to gambling reform  July 9, 2020 Sharelast_img read more

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The Mail reveals the plan of the costumes of the City to stand up to Madrid

first_imgBefore Daily Mail will reveal the content of the conversation, before the SkySports micros and in the press room, Guardiola has already denied that he abronó his players in this meeting. “After playing like this? Never. How am I going to criticize them after making this match?”, He said in defense of a squad he still trusts to achieve the remaining goals.The most complicated year for GuardiolaPep Guardiola is living a really difficult year when it comes to having to manage his staff. The injuries of Laporte and Stones, which has not regained its position in the center of the defense, have forced Guardiola to try new formulas with Fernandinho, the usual defensive midfielder, already accumulating 27 games as a central defense this season. In addition, this injury has also conditioned a medium where David Silva is not at the great level of past seasons, Rodri is in the period of adaptation and where Kevin de Bruyne’s excellent football holds the most important plot of the Pep set. Above, Sterling, Agüero and Gabriel Jesús maintain an excellent scoring level but the long-term loss of Leroy Sané also deprives of a great alternative for the Mancunian attack.In the Premier League they are 22 points behind Liverpool and give up a competition that had dominated several consecutive seasons. In the Carabao they have already secured the first final of the year (March 1 against Aston Villa) and in the FA Cup they also have a good course. In Champions, Real Madrid awaits in a round of 16 a team that wants to improve its role in this competition after two consecutive eliminations in the quarterfinals against Liverpool and Tottenham. The defeat against Tottenham Hotspur (2-0) set off alarms in Manchester City. The skyblue controlled possession, enjoyed many occasions but the goal, most importantly, resisted them. Even with a penalty failed by Gundogan. Those of Mourinho, who opted for defense and counterattack, threw three times and scored two goals. Enough to take the victory at home. After Mike Dean whistled the end, City players and coaching staff met for almost an hour inside the locker room to analyze the situation and find solutions. According to Daily Mail, Pep Guardiola was the one who started the talk asking players for solutions to improve the situation among all. The staff, at the request of the coach, asked to the coach who will moderate his changes in the initial eleven between match and match. The players believe that something similar to ‘an eleven type’ may be the solution to secure second place in the Premier and to leave behind Real Madrid in the Champions League, the great goal of this year along with the two domestic cups (Carabao and FA Cup) in which they hope to revalidate title.last_img read more

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VIDEO Bubble boy Tom Brady wants to play until hes 75

first_img Advertisement Brady eventually storms out of the meeting after a second proposal is made for him to live inside a bubble dome enclosure, with occasional visitation by his wife and kids.How is Tom Brady’s comedic timing this good? Tom Brady’s health regimen is the stuff of legends. Avocado ice cream, regenerative pajamas, micro-purified reverse osmosis water. While most people are under the impression that Brady wants to play into his 40’s, a new video from inside “TB12 Headquarters” reveals that may just be the tip of the iceberg.The spoof video shows Brady in the emergency “Curse” meeting with his TB12 team while encased in the “TB12 Performance Safety Bubble”, designed to make him “Madden Curse” proof.Brady is pissed about being stuck in a bubble, which is ruining his life, but states his intention to play until he’s 75 years old while giving a barn burner of a motivational speech to staff.“If I’m going to play until I’m 75, it’s because I’m going to fight and die for my right to play this game.” last_img read more

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