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EJ

I’ve been MIA!

by EJ on July 16, 2015

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Hey!

It’s been a while since my last post so here’s a little update to get back in the swing of things!

In late June, I attended the University of Missouri basketball camp as a coach.. Formerly, I was a participant in the camp, staying over night, playing games and learning from older coaches.. Being my third year as a coach, this camp continues to help me give young children the opportunities I was given as a child.. Most of which are the reasons why I was able to play at the collegiate level.. Often, people think their respective sport is “the best sport in the world..” For myself, it’s important to understand that less than 20% of these kids won’t even play at the high school level.. This is why I always try to implement things like teamwork and hard work while helping them mature as young athletes and as young adults.. My goal is to have each kid go home to their parents (after 4 long days of strictly basketball) and somehow say, I learned a lot and I made new friends! If those two things happen, I did my job!

Since then, I have enjoyed a little bit of everything! Rock climbing, stomach flu, sunburn and a great 4th of July!

Ev

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Patricia

my summer challenge

by Patricia on July 10, 2015

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At the beginning of summer, I made a goal for myself. My challenge was to bake at least one dessert per week that I have never made before. Except for the weeks I have been traveling, I have successfully managed this task. First I made carmelatas (oat and Carmel bars). Then mostly went to Eckert s to pick berries and made pies. Recently I made my birthday cake then I made blueBerry coffee cake! Next I will make blueberry and lemon pie. Only it’s more of a custard pie than a fruit pie which makes it different. Next week I can’t make anything because we are visiting my cousins in Chicago!

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During the second week in Florida, we rented a house on St. George Island. It had a really, really long dock that we used for fishing, crabbing, and kayaking. The kayaking was a little hard, since I had never done it before. But I spent most of my time at the beach. I love to surf and would do it as a sport if I lived in Florida. I also did some shopping and bought some turtles made out of shells. During this time it was my 21st birthday. On that day I went surfing, then I went to some gift shops, and then we went to a restaurant called the Blue Parrot. I had a drink called dreamsicle. I also got some different flavors of vodka!

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Patricia

2 week vacation!

by Patricia on June 16, 2015

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Last Monday, my family and I began our way to Orlando to go to universal studios. On the first night, we stayed in a hotel in Georgia. The next day, we drove the last 8 hours to Orlando and went to universal studios the following day. We checked into the royal pacific hotel and then we spent the next 3 days riding rides. I really liked the Harry potter rides. I love the castle and all the animations. I Also liked the Dr.Seuss rides. We had lunch at the Dr. Seuss circus cafe and I ate a giant cupcake! I even got a cat in the hat wallet! Now we are at St. George Island in Florida. I will save that story for next week!

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Fontbonne may be small, but the community isn’t..

by EJ June 9, 2015

When I tell people I go to Fontbonne University, they say “where is that!?” After I tell them the location, they say “oh it’s by The Loop, isn’t it!?” If I had not been from this area, I would have been skeptical with the same questions when thinking about attending FU.. However, I was fortunate […]

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Collaboration is Key

by Abby April 28, 2015

This semester has been one filled with classes, exams, experience in the field, and knowledge that I will take with me into my teaching career! I have gained so much information this semester regarding elementary education, and I am grateful for this opportunity to learn each and every day. I have learned about different methods of […]

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Favorite Faculty Member

by Abby April 14, 2015

During my time at Fontbonne, I have met some incredible people from fellow students to faculty members to Fontbonne alum. It is hard to single out just one person I have met who has had a lasting impact on me, but Dr. Kelley Barger has been the most influential professor I have had here thus […]

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Preparing for the Future

by Abby April 7, 2015

This past week, the Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) and the Student Alumni Association came together to host a professional development event on campus. This was a free event for Fontbonne students and included many different professional growth services such as resume assistance, a business etiquette discussion, and a round table event called “Creating your Digital […]

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Sweet Donations.

by Cathy March 31, 2015

Campus was busy this week. Sports were played well, events were held, but I want to talk about the sweet side of things. National Student Speech Language Hearing Association held a donation-based bake sale. This was a broke college kid’s dream. The bake sale was simple. Step one, walk up and give what you can. Step […]

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YOLO

by EJ March 25, 2015

It feels like almost yesterday that I was laying out, jammin’ out, and studying my heart out on campus. Oh wait, that was yesterday! With an exception to a few evenings, STL weather has been incredible! What is there to do in STL on beautiful days like these!? Plenty.. You can take a walk in […]

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