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  • Best Buddies: Students Helping Students In North Branford

    Best Buddies: Students Helping Students In North Branford
                Over the past few years, North Branford High School has had several new groups formed.  One group formed at this school was Best Buddies.  Best Buddies is a social group that gets high school students who are mentally and physically disabled...
  • Hamden Public Schools Open On Monday, Professional Day Postponed

    Hamden Public Schools will have a regular school day on Monday Jan. 31 instead of a scheduled professional development day according to the Hamden Public School website. The notice on the website says the recent snow-related cancellations along with...
  • Woman who admitted sex abuse on YouTube is sentenced to prison

    A former Alhambra school administrator whose telephone confession to molesting a former student was uploaded to YouTube was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison. Andrea Michelle Cardosa, a former vice principal at Alhambra High School, pleaded...
  • Evanston prepares for presidential visit

    Evanston prepares for presidential visit
    President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a speech about the economy Thursday afternoon at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, according to city officials.  "It really shows the place that Kellogg has in...
  • Hinsdale D86 official: Names of emailers are private

    Hinsdale D86 official: Names of emailers are private
    Some Hinsdale school district officials say releasing the names of people who sent emails voicing their feelings on on-going teachers contract negotiations would be a violation of their privacy, while a community member asking for those names contends...
  • York board chairman supports residential development near Water Country USA

    York board chairman supports residential development near Water Country USA
    A residential development application from Busch Properties Inc. that was denied by the York County Planning Commission on Wednesday has support from the Board of Supervisor's Chairman Donald Wiggins. Other supervisors say they need more time or that...
  • Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test

    Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test
    Two students from Lyons Township High School earned the highest score possible on their ACT college admission and placement exams, school officials announced recently. Stephanie Lin, 17, of Burr Ridge, and Madeline Bernstein, 18, of La Grange, both...
  • Gloucester SOL scores mirror state trend

    GLOUCESTER – Majority of the Standards of Learning test results for Gloucester County mirror that of the statewide trend with upward movement in math scores but drops in reading numbers. Superintendent of Schools Walter Clemons said he expects,...
  • Lake Howell to play autistic football player

    Lake Howell to play autistic football player
    WINTER PARK — Thursday night's high-school football game between Lake Howell and Clermont East Ridge may not qualify as the game of the week, but it is the game of a lifetime for Christopher Joey Williams. In a matchup of winless teams, the...
  • Hinsdale D86 lining up subs, union pooling cash for possible strike

     Hinsdale D86 lining up subs, union pooling cash for possible strike
    Hinsdale High School District 86 is taking another step toward preparing for a strike. The district has posted a notice and application on its website that it is hiring substitute teachers to work in the event of a strike. Meanwhile, supporters of the...
  • Poquoson SOL pass rates top state averages, except in eighth-grade math

    Poquoson students' Standards of Learning pass rates were better than the statewide averages for the most part. However, students taking the SOL for eighth grade mathematics did not have pass rates as high as the statewide average. "Middle school math is...