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Springfield, IL 62704
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Could you sit on a block of ice for 48 hours?

Feb 13, 2013 Six contestants have braved bottom-numbing cold and boredom to win an annual ice pole-sitting contest in northern Sweden. Two women and four men shared the $3,100 prize for remaining on 8.25-foot-tall blocks of ice during the 48-hour contest, which ended Saturday. Competitors said the worst part of the competition was not the cold - temperatures dipped below -18 F - but the monotony, even though they were allowed to come down for 10-minute toilet breaks every other hour. READ MORE
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Eating Worms

Feb 7, 2013 Would I eat worms? Yes, I would at least try them. They may taste good, especially since they are crunchy like potato chips. I like potato chips. I also like the idea of peanut butter dipping sauce. I also like that they are high in protein. I know that protein is good for you. I also like the idea that worms are better for the environment. I would at least try eating worms one time.
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I Wish I Had 100...

Jan 31, 2013 We celebrated the 100th day of school on Thursday, January 31. Think about the number 100. Would you like to have 100 of something special? What would it be? Write the sentence below and fill in the blanks. Make sure you can handle anything that you wish for! I wish I had 100 ____________________________________ because ________________________________________________________. You can write more sentences if needed. (Thanks Mrs. Pyle - http://www.sps186. READ MORE
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Our first blogs!

Jan 22, 2013 Students are beginning their first blogs this week by giving three facts about themselves. I decided to do the same. 1. I am a teacher at Grant Middle School. 2. I have a Weimaraner named Ike. He is like my kid. 3. My favorite color is purple.

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