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Education Briefs

Charles Reinisch Salmen and Marcus Reinisch Salmen were named to the dean’s list with distinction at Duke University for the Fall 2005 semester. The Salmens are members of the Division I Cross Country and Track Team at Duke. Chas and Marco are Glenwood Springs High School graduates. Their parents are Paul Salmen and Nancy Reinisch of Glenwood Springs.

Roaring Fork Family Resource Centers offer free, one-night parenting workshops from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Basalt, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs.The first workshop, “Parenting Your Child with ADD/ADHD,” will take place at Basalt Middle School and is presented by Eileen Gielow. Workshop participants will leave with the motivation and practical skills needed to improve their lives.The second workshop, “Parenting Your Only Child,” is presented by Susan Ackerman and will take place at Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale. Receive advice, tips, resources, and book reviews to overcome the most common mistakes of parenting an only child.The third workshop, “Creating More Peace in Your Blended Family,” is presented by Sean Jeung and will take place at Glenwood Springs Elementary School. This class is specially designed for parents and step-parents, divorced families when one spouse has either remarried or has a significant other, as well as parents with foster children and adopted children.Free child care is available. Registration is requested for child care.For more information or to register for child care, please contact Nancy La Joy, 384-5694 or

Glenwood Springs and Sopris elementary schools invite families to attend Literacy Night from 5-7:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at Glenwood Springs Elementary School. Literacy Night will include a donation chili dinner from 5-6:15 p.m., followed by fun and educational literacy workshops from 6:30-7:45 p.m.

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