Znüni News – Friday March 16

We live in the fifth happiest place on earth, that’s according to the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network who publish a yearly report where they look into the matter. This year Finland tops the ranking followed by Norway, Denmark, Iceland then Switzerland. All the top countries tend to have high values for all six of the key variables that have been found to support well-being: income, healthy life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust and generosity. The United States comes in at number 14, Germany at 16, United Kingdom at 19, France is 31st and the least happiest place on earth is Burundi (in front of Syria).

Children living in Kriens certainly have reason to rejoice because as of next year, all primary schools in Kriens are abolishing homework. Instead the children will get more one on one time at school to work in their various projects and subjects. Other towns will be observing the outcome of this pilot project closely to see whether they should also implement this system.

If you are planning to drive between Weggis and Vitznau next week except long delays. From March 19 until March 29, there will be a spring clean along the sides of the road, clearing up the debris which fell from the cliffs during the winter.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Saying of the day: “Ziit isch am wertvollschtä, wämmer si nüd hät” Time is at its most valuable when you don’t have any.[/perfectpullquote]

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