Blog Posts - Youth



Save The Calais Children [Petition]

Image via Avaaz.org300 refugee children are stuck in the "living hell" of the Calais refugee camp, waiting for our government's promise of a new life in the UK to come through. A massive public outcry can push the PM to let these children c...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 23, 2016

How #PokemonGo Turned Couch Potatoes Into Fitness Fanatics Without Them Even Realising It

Gotta catch ‘em all. Stoyan Yotov / Shutterstock.comBy John A Parkinson, Bangor University Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm. Within days of its US release, its number of daily active users caught up with longstanding apps Twitter,...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 21, 2016

National Youth Choir of Scotland - "The Lord of Sea and Sky"

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by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Aug 21, 2016

A Star Trek Actor's Tragic Death Sparks Legal Action

An Untimely Loss The tragic death of actor Anton Yelchin recently has generated widespread publicity. The young star's loss focused extensive media attention on problems associated with electronic gear shift safety issues. The acclaimed film star pe...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 20, 2016

Your Child’s Back-to-School-Sports Check List

This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back to school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly. There’s a lot of things to remember...
by jbmthinks on Aug 19, 2016

World's First Crew To Mars Is Likely In Middle School Right Now

Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, has partnered with Discovery Education to launch the next phase of Generation Beyond, an initiative to use science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to prepare today's mi...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 19, 2016

Something that should trouble all of us

The news that the Government has suppressed a report that shows one of their flagship schemes has been ineffective is not a shock. Sadly that sort of things happens all too often and Governments appear to believe that they are … Continue readin...
by IanChisnall on Aug 15, 2016

#PokemonGo Trainer Travels Across America to Catch 'Em All for Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Chadwick James poses with staff, during his cross country adventure to raise awareness and support for WWP. (PRNewsFoto/Wounded Warrior Project)Over the years, Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) has had many supporters travel...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 13, 2016

Price vs Value for our children

This week a local newspaper  carried a piece on the pay levels for workers in local authority run childrens centres and nurseries. Councillor, Tom Bewick is quoted as saying “The current workforce is very expensive when compared to the private se...
by IanChisnall on Aug 13, 2016

Michael Moore: '5 Ways to Make Sure Donald Trump Loses'

The following is an email from Michael Moore I received yesterday... and, like I used to do in the past with some of his previous emails, I'm very happy to share it on here.  Enjoy! Loup Dargent The Email Friends, Over the past few days, a nu...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 10, 2016

Who Are Spider-Man’s Greatest Opponents?

In the realm of superhero comics, it’s probably fair to say that no hero has a more recognizable lineup of opposing villains than Batman. The Joker, Riddler, and Penguin are all household names for anyone even the vaguest interest in popular fictio...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 10, 2016

Blood In The Mouthpiece

Jesus and Carlos sparred down at Loyola Park.  Carlos had his hands down too much, and kept hesitating to throw punches.  Jesus took advantage of this.  At the end of their session, I saw a lot of blood on Carlos' mouthpiece.   Al...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Aug 9, 2016

Seward Slugging and the LaFollette Rumor Mill

Two people from Loyola Park fought at Seward Park's boxing show last week, and I was in both of their corners.  Solomon attends Barry's class, and my primary function was to use his cell phone to record his fight.  Solomon won his bout. &nb...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Aug 7, 2016

Lets have some consistency

This Government appears to makes inconsistent decisions about the way they spend our money. In November 2012 I was a candidate for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election, a new role that received a great deal of publicity as … Contin...
by IanChisnall on Aug 6, 2016

Donny Trumpet Goes to the Election: Art Imitates Life in New Cautionary Tale

Donny Trumpet Goes To The Election by Nazan Saatci (PRNewsFoto/Nazan Saatci)After four years of running Birdland, it's time for Black Bird to retire. Candidates flock to take his place, including the yuge yellow bird Donny Trumpet--and his presi...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 4, 2016

Leadership Is….

Found these great leadership quotes today… thought I would file them here… “Leadership is the ability to not only understand and utilize your innate talents, but to also effectively leverage the natural strengths of your team to acc...
by One Passion One Devotion on Aug 4, 2016

Having The Talk

I guess James' ear was still bothering him yesterday (James has an infection), so he didn't come to the gym.  Donovan and Tayjon got some sparring in.  Tayjon had Donovan backed against the ropes, punching him until I thought Donovan would...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Aug 4, 2016

health visitors are not optional

A month ago the government launched a review into the role of health visiting for families with very young children. The current legislation which requires mandatory health checks to be carried out for all families comes to an end in … Continue...
by IanChisnall on Aug 4, 2016

Youth: invitación en Si mayor

Como un río de corriente constante, de camino incierto, de mansa pureza y mágica armonía, de la mano del director italiano Paolo Sorrentino nos llega la película Youth, un film que es sin duda una de las obras más completas e interesantes que es...
by cineYEAR on Aug 3, 2016

One of our Ministers is missing

On 1st July 2016 the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Childcare and Education, Sam Gyimah spoke at the annual conference National Day Nurseries Association where he announced that he would be reviewing the staff structure to deliver the 3...
by IanChisnall on Aug 2, 2016


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