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  • Marching Band In Stratford Strives For Excellence

    Marching Band In Stratford Strives For Excellence
                  For many years, Stratford, Connecticut's Bunnell High School marching band has been a talented club of musicians. The band has competed in various competitions throughout the country and have taken home nine state championships. The...
  • IB Academy Ranked Among Top Schools In U.S.

    EAST HARTFORD — The Daily Beast's 2014 list of top high schools in the country, released Wednesday, ranks the Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy as number 49 out of more than 700 schools. CIBA ranked high enough to be included in a...
  • First Day Of School In Canton Is On Wednesday

    First Day Of School In Canton Is On Wednesday
    CANTON — Students and staff returned for the first day of school on Wednesday morning, with about 1,650 students expected to come through the doors that day. Enrollment was expected to be flat from last year. Superintendent of Schools Kevin Case...
  • ASK IRA: Should Heat consider Hasheem Thabeet?

    ASK IRA: Should Heat consider Hasheem Thabeet?
    -------------------- August 27, 2014 Q: Ira, all week you've been talking about the Heat lacking a rim protector and that's why the defense needs to be better. So what about Hasheem Thabeet now that he's going to be released by Philly? -- Thad. A:...
  • He wants forest, she wants beach; house offers both

    He wanted a contemporary in the forest. She wanted a traditional home on the water. They owned a substantial piece of Orcas Island, off the coast of Washington State, along its northern beaches that could swing either way. Uh-oh. "My Great Aunt Jean's...
  • First Day Of School In West Hartford

    First Day Of School In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — As Aaradi Singh walked her daughter Subhi to Whiting Lane elementary school for her first day of first grade, she gently offered encouragement. "I told her don't be afraid," Singh said. "This school is very good." Subhi, 6, said...
  • Glastonbury High, Smith Middle Schools Open For Business Wednesday

    Glastonbury High, Smith Middle Schools Open For Business Wednesday
    GLASTONBURY — With the theme song from "Welcome Back Kotter" playing over the intercom system, more than 2,300 students returned to Glastonbury High School Wednesday morning. Both the high school and Smith Middle School opened its doors on...
  • Simsbury Students Are Back In The Classroom

    Simsbury Students Are Back In The Classroom
    SIMSBURY — On Wednesday students in the Simsbury School district went back to the classroom for the 2014-2015 school year. School officials said the morning went smoothly. New principal Beth Hennessy at Central School welcomed students and parents...
  • Gov. Scott, educators to hold press conference on English-learning students today

    Gov. Scott, educators to hold press conference on English-learning students today
    Gov. Rick Scott is to hold a press conference in Miami today about students who are still learning English, joined by Education Commissioner Pam Stewart and Miami-Dade County's superintendent. His office provided no details on the event, but the U.S....
  • Chicago Public Schools reports graduation rate up

    Chicago Public Schools reports graduation rate up
    Following national trends and building on years of growth, Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday reported a higher graduation rate for high school students in the last school year. The CPS graduation rate has been climbing for the past decade except for one...
  • Church center mentors aspiring entrepreneurs

    PITTSBURGH The triplex of row houses in the city was notorious for its active crack scene before the Rev. John Wallace's church bought it in 2005 and renovated it. Today, the triplex is, among other things, The Maker's Place, a hub of production for...