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April 21, 2014

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Why choose a private school?

When I tell people I am principal of O’Connell College Preparatory School, a private Catholic school, I often receive reactions that, frankly, surprise me.

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Monday 04/21/2014
Galveston County Soccer has sights on Disney Cup
Posted: April 21, 2014

Galveston County Youth Soccer has teamed up with Jay Sims and Marcelo Arredondo to recruit and develop an under-19 soccer team.  

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Sunday 04/20/2014
Juneteenth is a celebration for everyone
Posted: April 20, 2014

In a little more than two months, we will celebrate Juneteenth.

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My life in Galveston’s bars was not a such a bad way to relax
Posted: April 20, 2014

Nearly every Galveston neighborhood used to have a bar. They were a part of daily island life like groceries, florists and bakeries.

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Saturday 04/19/2014
Texas-New Mexico Power grant program improves community
Posted: April 19, 2014

There are many factors that affect quality of life for those of us in Texas’ Gulf Coast region: family, friends, neighbors, entertainment, recreation and more.

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Friday 04/18/2014
Make Galveston cleaner and greener
Posted: April 18, 2014

It’s time to clean sweep Galveston Island. There are multiple cleanup events that every resident can take advantage of to make a cleaner, greener Galveston.

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Static easements — it’s just another term for taxes
Posted: April 18, 2014

If anyone mentions static easements, think taxes instead.

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Thursday 04/17/2014
Join in on the Spring Event to support GISD
Posted: April 17, 2014

The Galveston Educational Foundation’s incredible generosity and dedication to the youth of the Galveston Independent School District is unparalleled.

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Help stop the deadly neglect of children
Posted: April 17, 2014

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and across our state there are rallies, marches, vigils, readings and speeches festooned with the now familiar symbol of child abuse prevention — the blue ribbon.

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