by Duluth News Tribune
October 3, 2011 at 7:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune
Faced with the demise of their playground at the hands of an arsonist, kids find old-school ways to fill recess. Continue Reading
Tags: Crime, Education, lester park, Police 4 Comments »
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It’s good to see that kids haven’t completely lost the ability to use their own faculties. I think the torching of the human habitrail is nothing but good if it allows kids to start using their imagination again with freedom to do so.
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But what about those jobs for professional recess supervisors? And the writers of rule books for children’s games? We don’t want to put those skilled professionals out of work, do we?
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These two above comments are sad. The staff and the principal and kids are what is making this work. Kids are very able to adapt. It is sad that this has to happen and with 670 kids in the building Kudos to Lester Park. Now let’s get on with the arrest and prosecution of this arsonist.
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Sounds like what we used to do when we were kids. We really don’t need all this structured play. If there were no Little League, with its attendant parental problems. the kids would meet in a neighborhood field with a broken bat nailed together, an old ball covered in black electrical tape, an old hubcap or cardboard box for a base, would choose up sides, wouldn’t need an umpire and have a great time playing baseball.
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