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A polite way to learn life skills

Miller student respects others

February 13, 2012
By ANDREW POTTER - Staff Writer ( , Times-Republican

When Miller Middle School Life Skills teacher Jennifer Beals needs a spark, she can always rely on eighth grader Victor Andrade.

Andrade is soft spoken but brings a nice smile and loads of kindness to the classroom.

"He's very kind and very respectable," Beals said. "He's got great manners and is polite. He has a lot of really good qualities."

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Miller Middle School student Victor Andrade identifies household items as his Life Skills teacher Jennifer Beals looks on at the school last week.

Life Skills is a type of home economics class where students learn everything from cooking to how to do their own banking.

Andrade has emerged as a quiet leader in class and he said his family raised him to be polite to others.

"My family taught me to be kind to other people," Andrade said.



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