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  • READER SUBMITTED: Professional Wheelchair Basketball Player Visits CREC Montessori Magnet School

    On June 10 and 17, upper elementary students at CREC's Montessori Magnet School enjoyed visits from Ryan Martin, a Connecticut native and international professional wheelchair basketball player. A 33-year-old from Somers, Ryan Martin's career has led him...
  • Students awarded Community Foundation scholarships

    Eighty-three local students received college scholarships from donors to the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The Community Foundation has about 100 scholarship funds, established by donors and this year more than $730,000 has...
  • A Boy Grows Proud Of His African Name

    My most important childhood memories were starting preschool and being introduced to myself. At the time, I had been called Koby my whole life. The only time I've ever been called by my real name was when I had misbehaved and my mother would do like...
  • Giligia Charter Academy misses deadline to disclose location

    Burbank school officials said they had not yet received an address where Giligia Charter Academy would operate, though that information was due Monday. The charter's lead petitioner, Julia Yeranossian-Aghishian, declined to disclose the school's address...
  • Retired principal to run for school board

    A former Newport-Mesa Unified School District principal has emerged from retirement to run for a spot on the board of education. Charlene Metoyer, who was principal of Harbor View Elementary School until retiring in 2012, announced her candidacy in an...
  • Tuition going up again at state universities

    The cost of a college education continues to rise. On Tuesday, the board of governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education approved a 3 percent increase in tuition — $99 a semester — bringing the total cost per semester to $3,...
  • Students learn friendship, diplomacy in Japan visit

    Seven Delray Beach students are back from their Sister Cities exchange trip in Japan, carrying with them new friendships. The group visited Miyazu, Delray Beach's sister city and the hometown of George Morikami; and Kyoto, the original capital. This...
  • Students create posters to inspire summer reading

    The goal was to get students reading into and past the summer, which is why the School District of Palm Beach County, the Pew Foundation and Barnes and Noble recently joined forces for this year's summer reading poster and video contest. Students...
  • Hartford Journalism and Media Academy Students Win Award For Video Production

    HARTFORD - Students from the Journalism and Media Academy began enjoying their time in the spotlight early on. Three recent graduates won the High School Award for Excellence - called a student Emmy - from the National Academy of Television Arts and...
  • Anti-bullying program takes aim at retirement living

    Anti-bullying program takes aim at retirement living
    An anti-bullying program developed for elementary school-aged children is being retooled for a whole new audience: seniors in retirement and assisted living facilities. Alyse November — the licensed clinical social worker behind the original...
  • L.A. school board approves contracts for six different laptops

    L.A. school board approves contracts for six different laptops
    With minimal discussion, Los Angeles school officials this week authorized contracts for the purchase of six different laptop computers to determine which device and curriculum works best for high school students. The approach is a marked contrast to...