Weeds are not welcome in the gardens at Newton’s Sunset Elementary School.
As the classes learn to identify weeds, some of the children even spend time at recess plucking the invaders from the soil. “They take their jobs as weed pickers very seriously,” says Amber Celestin, who teaches 4th grade at the school. “Woe to the bindweed that dares show its face here at Sunset!”
A woman from western Kansas calls the Alzheimer’s Association hotline saying that she’d like to come to an informational meeting in her town about the disease, but her husband doesn’t want her to attend because he’s afraid that if she does, someone might take away his farm.