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We did it! --- Actually THEY did it!

The Stem Academy worked for three days to build the parts necessary to construct a huge tower! - The Stem Academy is located at Wadsworth Elementary School and the Tower was built in the cafeteria where the ceiling height is 20ft. - During Dr. Seuss Night we worked together during the night of the event so that we would be able to break the tower record made by Lincoln Logs. That measure was 12'-4". Well at 7:30 that night we called out our measurement and came up with 14'-1". The City Engineer for Palm Coast, FL was there to officiate. What a great moment caught on camera. The next day the kids and teacher of the year - Martin Evans,...

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It's time to Break a World record!

We are going to build a construction toy tower taller than the one built with Lincoln Logs. Check out the project at Kickstarter and then become a part of Construction Toy History! Just follow this link to the Kickstarter project to learn more. It will be a Guinness Official Record.

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WHY YOUR KIDS NEED GENDER NEUTRAL TOYS

   BY   MIKA DOYLE  link to original article There’s plenty of research supporting the need for more gender neutral toys, but I think little Riley said it best in her now famous YouTube rant: “Girls want superheroes, and boys want superheroes, and the girls want pink stuff, and the boys want pink stuff. The companies try to trick the girls into buying the pink stuff instead of stuff that boys want to buy. Why do girls have to buy princesses? Some girls like superheroes. Some girls like princesses. Some boys like superheroes. Some boys like princesses. Why does [sic] all the girls have to buy pink stuff, and all the boys have to buy different color stuff?” Well said, Riley....

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