Good old Labor Day weekend. The unofficial end of summer. A guaranteed day off work. It is, after all, a holiday celebrating America’s workers.Lots of us use the three-day weekend for cookouts and swimming. Sometimes we shoot fireworks. We have family reunions. We even plan vacations around the extra day off.I teach 3-year-olds in preschool. Life is so much simpler when you’re 3. Hungry? Eat. Tired? Nap. Cranky? Have a good cry. We recently read a book called, “Yes Day.” I highly recommend it.
Summer is quickly slipping away. The kids are back in school. It has recently been in the 50s and 60s as we leave for work in the mornings. Hobby Lobby has its Christmas trees on display.My kids are in their second week of school for the 2017-18 year. The first week was pretty relaxed. There were lots of getting-to-know-you games and fun craft projects. But on week two, things took a turn. We started having homework again.Homework. My son is in fourth grade. He is 9 years old.
The Monroe County School Board intends to give every Monroe County School employee the chance to help it evaluate Director of Schools Tim Blankenship’s performance. If it passes at the board’s August meeting, satisfaction surveys will be given to every employee and reviewed by the board prior to Blankenship’s annual review.“We will look at this as a way to help Tim improve,” said Board Member Marsha Standridge.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".