Barnes and Noble rewards kids reading this summer with a FREE book!

B&NHave you heard about the Barnes and Noble summer reading program? It’s called Imagination’s Destination and kids receive a book when they read 8 books over the summer!

It’s as easy as 1-2-3. Here is how it works:

Step 1. Read any 8 books and record them in the Reading Journal

Step 2. Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N store.
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Step 3. Choose a FREE BOOK from the selection on the Reading Journal list at the store. Enjoy!

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Attention Delaware high school and college students! Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship application deadline is September 30

engineeringThis scholarship provides financial support to minority students who are enrolled fulltime in a technical or engineering degree program at the Bachelor’s Degree level or above. The award ranges from $1,000 to $10,000.

For more information and an application please visit Student Careers at Xerox.

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Go WILD this summer! Delaware Museum of Natural History summer camp slots still available!

Delaware Museum of Natural History dinsoaur exhibitThe Delaware Museum of Natural History’s Summer Camp is an exciting blend of nature, art, and adventure programming and is designed to provide young campers with an educational (and fun!) summer experience.

Summer Camp at the museum offers a wide variety of programs designed to engage and excite every child. Whether searching for wildlife, creating a nature journal, or learning about animals from around the globe, campers will enjoy their summer at one of Delaware’s favorite museums!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Simply click any of the links below to register your child for the 2013 Summer Camp program.

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The annual $10,000 Atlas Shrugged Essay Scholarship deadline is September 17!

Atlas ShruggedThis scholarship is available for all 12th Graders, College Undergraduates, and Graduate Students. The winning applicant will be judged on both style and content. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Atlas Shrugged.

  • FIRST PRIZE: $10,000
  • 3 SECOND PRIZES: $2,000
  • 5 THIRD PRIZES: $1,000
  • 25 FINALISTS: $100

Winners, finalists, semifinalists and all other participants will be notified via e-mail by November 28, 2013. Additional guidelines are available online at

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