Classic literature has been a part of our lives and communities for many generations, and yet it never seems to grow old. Some would even argue that it is the difference in time that makes these books all the more valuable today. Whatever the reason, teachers and students agree that despite the distant language, classics definitely have their place in the modern world and in the classroom.
After the destructive fire in Paradise Valley, Jeanette Krzyzek was the only one of her family left with a standing house. Born and raised in Paradise, Mrs. Krzyzek knew almost everyone in town. She had moved out of the town to Chico before the fires started, but her family hadn’t. As a result, her family alone lost a total of 10 homes to the flames.