b'Saint Rose of Lima AcademyA Catholic Approach to Exceptional EducationPre-K through Grade 8Looking for a Faith BasedCatholic School?In Iceland, Rainn Wilson takes a plunge in the Arctic Ocean with a group of Viking women who brave the cold while singing and holding hands. Blue Ribbon School of ExcellenceNurturing environment that seeks to develop LGBTQIAsubjectmatterdespiteoff the table. the full potential of all its studentsGhanasrecentlypassedanti-LBGTTheproductioncompanyhadtoA caring, qualified, and dedicated teaching bill. That was the most complicatedscrap an episode that would have takenstaffin terms of security, says Wood. Theplace in the United Arab Emirates. WeA 150-year commitment to providing thetroupeisforcedtokeepitsrehears- were wrapping in Ghana. We were onattention and guidance necessary forals secret and constantly relocates itstop of a mountain there and I got thisstudents to grow academically, spiritually, meetings.Whilesomeactorsweretextaboutanemergencyphonecall masked to conceal their identity, oth- because we were flying to Dubai theand sociallyersdecidedtoshowtheirfaces.Inext morning, Wood recalls. I didnt think part of being an activist is show- know what was going on. Apparently, ing your face and not being afraid ofThe Real Housewives of Dubai had pre- COME VISIT AN OPEN HOUSE!the consequences that it might bring,miered and the royal family was not she says. Their mission is to get thehappy with the way their country hadThursday, November 9word out with their fight. been represented. They basically firedFriday, November 10Politics presented major challengeseverybodyinthepermitoffice.And to the executive producer team. Rus- then our permit got pulled. 10 - 11 AMsias attack on Ukraine forced them toComplications aside, Wood found(Please R.S.V.P. at info@srlacademy.org)change the countries they would film.the project to be extremely fulfilling. We were originally prepping to go toIm still learning the lessons from theFULL DAY PRE-SCHOOL AVAILABLEMoldova and Finland. When the warexperienceofmakingtheshowand inUkrainehappened,MoldovawasI did start to see things with a differ-off the list. And then Finland startedent lens when I came back here, she to get dicey [because of the proximitysays. No place is happy all the timetheresalwaysan itscomplicated chapterandthere are definitely com-plicatedchapters in our community as well. But I think thatwereallycre-ateanenviron-ment where people feelliketheycan connect with their neighbors.Ifeel likeourcommu-The crew preps a mini-scene at a klek, or squat shop, in Bul- nity has all the in-garia. These are underground stores and studios that previ- gredients.Saint Rose of Lima Academyously functioned as bomb shelters or storage cellars.DonnyLe- 52 Short Hills Avenue, Short HillstoRussia],saysWood.Obviously,vitisawriter,Maplewoodresi-therearecountriesthathavebeendent,andtheauthorofRocknRoll973-379-3973dealing with the fallout of war for de- Lies,10Stories.FollowhimonIn- www.srlacademy.orgcades, and we had to be aware of whatstagram@undertheinfluenceradio,was in our wheelhouse and what was@kindofpoolradio and @newishradio. feature story /35'