By Kitty Felde There’s still a few weeks of summer left, the perfect time to kick back with a cool drink and read – which may be the last thing the child in your life plans to do with their precious time away from the classroom. But months without reading can hurt that child in […]
By Kitty Felde Ever wonder why networks keep rebooting old TV shows? There’s a special place in our hearts for characters we wish we could spend time with again and again. But what happens when we run out of episodes? Fan fiction. These are original stories by writers who “borrow” the characters of books, movies, […]
By Southwester Staff Longtime Southwest resident Kitty Felde recently announced the debut of Season 2 of her popular podcast for kids: The Fina Mendoza Mysteries. The podcast is based on the book, State of the Union, in which a mysterious bird poops on the head of the president during the State of the Union address. […]
By Kitty Felde Wouldn’t it be nice to simply create everybody else’s New Year’s resolutions instead of trying to follow your own? Can’t I just outsource my desire to lose ten pounds? Why is creating a new habit so darned hard? I spotted an interview with National Medal of Science winner and MIT Professor Ann […]
Four students completed the Computer-for-Kids course: Stevon & Ravon Benson, Landen Johnson, and Miracle Matthews. Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. (photo caption: Miracle Matthews with her Computer-for-Kids certificate. Also in the photo are (L to R) Paul Taylor, speaker at the Graduation; Bruce Levine, SWNA President; Thelma Jones, SWNA YATF Chair; and Gerald Brown, volunteer instructor.
It was a perfect Saturday morning on May 25th for baseball and what better diamond to play on but the one at Nationals Park. AMC 6D Commissioner Ron McBee, Coach Dino, and myself met about 25 kids at the King Greenleaf Recreation Center and walked over to the stadium. Upon arrival, each of the kids […]