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  • Boys & Girls club gets truck load of supplies

    Recently the students at the Neil S. Hirsch Boys & Girls Club of Wellington received a truck load of school supplies from Waste Management. The supplies will help the students who range in age from kindergarten to 12th grade kick off the school year on...
  • From Virginia to all points west, a shortage of skilled workers

    From Virginia to all points west, a shortage of skilled workers
    Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin and Wyoming might have economic differences, but senators from these four states see a common problem that could choke off any recovery: a lack of workers in the skilled trades. In Virginia, the challenge is evident in...
  • San Francisco to require private schools to be seismically evaluated

    San Francisco to require private schools to be seismically evaluated
    San Francisco will become the first city in California to close a major loophole in laws that are supposed to keep schoolchildren safe during earthquakes with a vote Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. The board unanimously approved a law that would...
  • Naperville District 203 aims to improve sports, clubs

    Naperville District 203 aims to improve sports, clubs
    Naperville Unit District 203 is looking to improve both its sports and clubs for high-schoolers with input from students and coaches. The district is implementing a continuous improvement plan, an undertaking Deputy Superintendent Kaine Osburn called...
  • On This Date In Glastonbury History: Student Smoking Banned

    On This Date In Glastonbury History: Student Smoking Banned
    GLASTONBURY — During the late 1980s, schools around the state scrambled to shut down smoking areas due to a state law that was passed in 1987 forbidding the sale or giving tobacco to anyone under 18-years-old. On Sept. 17, 1987, an article ran in...
  • Survival 101

    Survival 101
    Sometime before midnight in the absolute blackness of the Vermont forest, my fellow survival campers and I snuffed out the fire we had built (OK, they had built) to kill time and energy before the inevitable, and edged toward the survival shelters we...
  • YMCA says overscheduling students can be unhealthy

    It's back-to-school time! Meet Jane Doe*, a well-rounded high school junior who volunteers at the Y. Consistently named to the honor roll, Jane is preparing to apply to college next year. She plays on the varsity lacrosse team, and just landed a small...
  • Public can meet new East Penn superintendent at reception

    Public can meet new East Penn superintendent at reception
    The East Penn Chamber of Commerce is hosting a September 25 reception to introduce East Penn Superintendent Michael Schilder to the public. The reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Emmaus High School cafeteria, 500 Macungie Avenue, Emmaus. The...
  • Avon High School Student Is Honored By Board Of Education

    Avon High School Student Is Honored By Board Of Education
    AVON — A student at Avon High School was recognized by the board of education on Tuesday for her volunteer work at the school district's summer program for pre-school aged children. Each month the board gives what it calls Avon Achiever awards...
  • Readers speak out about iPads at Lake Minneola High

    A recent column about the school district failing to add properly and having to make an "emergency" purchase of 250 iPads for Lake Minneola High students who didn't have one sparked response from readers. Administrators at the "iPad school"...
  • Parkland School District might consider full-day kindergarten

    Parkland School District might consider full-day kindergarten
    A three-year comprehensive plan unveiled Tuesday by the Parkland School District proposes exploring full-day kindergarten. Assistant Superintendent Rodney Troutman and Kelly Rosario, director of curriculum instruction and professional development,...