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  • Superhero-themed yearbook wins top prize for school

    Students at Pembroke Pines Charter Elementary School — East Campus will soon get to hone their live on-camera skills due in part to its yearbook's success at a recent contest. The superhero-themed yearbook beat out 200 other schools to win first...
  • Eagles Landing gets national PTA kudos

    Bragging rights aside, Eagles Landing Middle School celebrated being the only middle school in Florida and among only 170 schools in the nation named a PTA National School of Excellence. Threatening skies moved speeches indoors on Sept. 12, but by the...
  • Musical theater to boost special ed students

     Musical theater to boost special ed students
    Students with special needs in Community Consolidated School District 15 and District 211 soon will be participating in a theater program that is both entertaining and therapeutic. Special Gifts Theatre will bring its musical theater experience to the...
  • Hampton expands iPad program for students

    Hampton expands iPad program for students
    HAMPTON — Tyshawn Spencer was eager to show off his new iPad Wednesday. The 13-year-old 8th grader at Lindsay Middle School uses the device to do homework and research assignments in class. He has "apps" for a notebook, a calculator, and a place...
  • Marjorie Brown, volunteer in GOP politics, dies

    Marjorie Frey Brown put her energy and talent to work on behalf of others over decades of service to Chicago-area charitable organizations and political groups, including a decadeslong involvement with the Chicago-based Northwestern University...
  • Utah Common Core test scores prompt Florida worries

    Utah Common Core test scores prompt Florida worries
    Utah students took their state's new Common Core tests this spring, and they struggled so badly that a majority of Utah schools could end up graded D or F. Despite the more than 2,000 miles that separate the two states, what happened in Utah could...
  • Learning Matters: Students seem to have less independence

    Learning Matters: Students seem to have less independence
    Over the last few years, thanks to the work of parent and traffic-safety advocate Kara Sergile, I've had experience as both a valet drop-off lane attendant and a "walking school bus" volunteer with R.D. White Elementary. Valet lanes at White and other...
  • Hampton City Council considers election changes

    Hampton City Council considers election changes
    The City Council is considering a raft of changes that would affect how — and when — voters choose City Council and school board members and how those candidates are treated when they choose to appear on the ballot. The council is asking for...
  • LCF resident eyes board seat

    LCF resident eyes board seat
    A resident of the Sagebrush area of La CaƱada Flintridge is one of five candidates looking to be appointed to the Glendale school board this week following school board member Mary Boger’s resignation due to illness. Of the 16 who applied for the...
  • Springs voters to pick new commissioners

    Springs voters to pick new commissioners
    Chief among the issues in this year's commission race: Is building a new, multi-million dollar City Hall the right thing to do? And is the city on the right course or is change needed? The commission will have two new faces come November: Everyone...
  • Elmhurst schools observe Walk and Roll Day

     Elmhurst schools observe Walk and Roll Day
    A number of Elmhurst schools will observe International Walk and Roll to School Day Wednesday, Oct. 8 with before-class activities and recognition for students who arrive on foot or on human-powered wheels, whether those are bikes, skate boards or...