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Best Friends Who Share a Passion for Coffee and Character Building

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
Best Friends Who Share a Passion for Coffee and Character Building

This is a Valentine Day story about two guys who met at a training site before spending two years in Afghanistan. Eric Johnson was a Naval engineer officer, and Marcel Wright was an Army logistics officer. While serving together between May 2013 and February 2014, they developed a strong friendship and a desire to eventually […]

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What Now?

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

That Kind’ve Summer “The world is beautiful because of you.” “You are the reason for joy in the world.” OK, thanks. Clearly brightening up our days, these and about a dozen more cheery messages, chalked on the bridge going into Balboa Park, are ours with which to resonate. Yay, they mean ME! Who IS this […]

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A Jog-A-Thon Inspires Students and Staff

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Jog-A-Thon Inspires Students and Staff

Old Town Academy Charter School (OTA) held its second-annual Jog-a-thon on Friday, November 2, 2012, to raise funds to continue to supplement its academic programs. OTA’s motto is “Equity and Excellence for All Students” and the spirit of that motto was ever-present throughout the day. Beginning with the Star Spangled Banner sung by the student […]

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