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Molded by fate

Not all people who are recognized for their accomplishments come from the big urban areas. A vast number of them come from the rural areas of the country like here in Evangeline Parish.

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Heather Demoruelle is pictured here as she works on the water cycle project that she will use to teach her James Stephens Montessori students about water being a valuable natural resource. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

In elite company

When Dr. Maria Montessori opened her first classroom in 1907, she began a movement of new educational approaches that are child centered and are based on scientific observations.


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