Discussion Starter: Family Conflict Makes Headlines, Gets Resolved
17 March 2014
In The News Lincoln Park, N.J.—A nasty family spat spilled into public view when 18-year-old Rachel Canning took her parents to court. She accused them of kicking her out of the house and not paying her private-school tuition. Rachel’s parents, Sean and Elizabeth Canning, maintained..
Discussion Starter: Pope, 85, Unexpectedly Resigns From Office
15 February 2013
Rome—Pope Benedict XVI, the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, made a surprise announcement this week, saying he’ll step down February 28 because of his age. The 85-year-old Pope, who’s become increasingly frail, said he’s “had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the..
Simply Junior High Newsletter
11 January 2010
With your subscription to group magazine. You get 3 issues of this newsletter just for Junior High youth workers. Take a look:
Zimmerman’s Acquittal Sparks Protests
15 July 2013
Sanford, Fla.—Emotions have been running high since a jury found neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman not guilty of killing African-American teenager Trayvon Martin. Protesters took to social media and the streets to show their disappointment in Saturday’s verdict. “America has given a free pass to..
The Walking Dead Video Game [Review]
22 January 2013
Is there anything more popular than zombies right now? Maybe “Gangham Style,” but that’s about it… Robert Kirkman started a gritty and violent graphic novel series called The Walking Dead. It’s about the survivors of an apocalypse, who have to fight off hordes of zombies—but..