| Aug 30, 2012
| 10:38 AM
"Little Miss Sunshine" producer Ron Yerxa and former Academy executive director Bruce Davis have been named the co-chairs of the Oscar foreign language executive committee.
On Thursday, Mark Johnson, who chaired the committee for the last 12 years,...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Imperial County students improved in every subject on the Standardized Testing and Reporting exam from 2011 to 2012.
STAR results were released by the state this morning and showed a small increase in the number of students who placed proficient or...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 2:10 AM
The students and teachers at Heber Elementary School District will have their work cut out for them during the 2012-2013 school year.
The district saw a significant amount of growth in its Standardized Testing and Reporting Exam results, which were...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The number of Newport-Mesa Unified School District students scoring proficient or advanced on state standardized tests steadily increased again this year, according to state data.
Results of the 2012 California Standards Tests show the percentage of...
| May 30, 2012
| 12:18 PM
The 4-H Communications Contests were held May 10 at the Somerset Junior High School. The contests included 4-H public speaking and presentation contests, as well as a poster, photography and small animal essay contest. Garrett Baird was the night's Master...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The South Dakota Simmental Association is proud to announce that it will be hosting the 2012 North Central Regional Classic in Huron from June 20-23. The Regional will be jam-packed with many contests, such as a judging contest, cattlemen's quiz, sales...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Pastors in South Florida's ethnic churches don't want their sermons lost in a Tower of Babel.
So increasingly, they are turning to translators to get the message across. Where once it was common during a service to have Spanish or Creole interpreter help...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:59 PM
The first time Barbara Steiner plugged her tape recorder in at the old Boonsboro Middle School, she blew out the electrical circuit for half the second floor, including her class.
For the past two decades, her French II students were rewarded at the...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:07 PM
When Ehsee Lar came to Aberdeen in November, he already spoke Karen, Thai and Burmese and wanted to improve his fourth language — English.
“I want to speak English very well, to pronounce very well,” the 24-year-old said.
| Jul 27, 2012
School is all about new things: Students move up a grade at the start of the year and learn more math, science and history while reading and analyzing more sophisticated literature.
This school year will be filled with other changes, some of which...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Diane L. Rugh, a French teacher at Westmont Hilltop High School, is the winner of a national teaching award from the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY).
Rugh, a teacher at Westmont Hilltop for 23 years, was selected as the winner...