Tag: boys

Abdul Muqeet – The Paper Bag Boy

Abdul Muqeet – The Paper Bag Boy

Abdul Muqeet is a young man on a mission to save the environment, starting in his hometown of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. When he was just 8 years old, he learned from his mom just how bad plastic bags are for the environment.  Did you… Read more »

Louis Braille – While Just A Teen, He Became a Pioneer for the Blind!


Back in the nineteenth century, when Louis Braille was just three years old, an accident left him blind. As he grew, Louis wanted to read and write, but he felt frustrated with the few slow, difficult methods available at the time for blind people. So Louis came up with an idea, and as a… Read more »

Great Hero Quotes for Kids

Great Hero Quotes for Kids

When you think of the word “hero”, who comes to mind? A firefighter? A soldier? A comic-book crimefighter? Well, these do all fit into the category of hero, but many others do as well. For instance, an animal that rescues its family from a fire is most definitely a hero! So… Read more »

Great Kindness Quotes for Kids

kindness quotes

Kindness and caring…two very simple words, but two actions that can change your world and the world around you.   They are qualities that, when you practice them, bring happiness not only to others but back to you as well. Everyday we have many choices to make in the way we… Read more »

Vanguard College Prep Shows Sportsmanship Beyond Compare

Gainesville Basketball

The Gainesville Torpedoes boys basketball team is not used to having fans at their games. You see, the Torpedoes represent a youth correctional facility, so student fans are not allowed to attend games.  And, for other reasons, student family members often do not attend their games. The Torpedoes had a… Read more »

Braylon O’Neill – When Lifes Throws a Curveball, Hit it Out of the Park

Braylon O'Neill

Braylon O’Neill likes to do the same things that many other athletic 6 year old boys do. His is super active.  He enjoys sports like baseball, gymnastics, swimming, golf and tennis. He also likes to run. The only thing different about Braylon is that he does all of this using two… Read more »

The Panyee Football Club – A Near-Impossible Dream Realized

The Panyee Football Club – A Near-Impossible Dream Realized

Once upon a time, there was a group of boys who wanted to play soccer……… This might not sound like the start of a typical fairy tale of wishes and magic. But for the boys of the Panyee Football Club, this was the beginning of their dream come true. Only their… Read more »

Think You Don’t Need Math? Think Again…..It’s All Around You!


Do you ever get bored sitting in math class, wondering why you even need to learn the stuff in the first place? Well, this feeling is not too unusual. But the truth is, learning and using math is something that plays an amazingly important role in your life! From the moment you… Read more »