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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...
  • Anti-hazing program seeks 'full-scale culture change' in high schools nationwide

    SEATTLE As an eager, if nervous, ninth-grader, Anya Meleshuk allowed several older girls to blindfold her one afternoon, put her in a car and drive her to a park where she was told to "propose" to a stranger. Later, dressed in fairy wings, she downed a...
  • Enrollment spikes at Arlington Heights school

    The first week of school may feel a little cramped for first-graders at Ivy Hill Elementary in Arlington Heights. Seventeen more first-graders attended class on the first day of school on Monday compared to last year at the school, said Lori Bein,...
  • There's a bit of a 'Blind Side' in Duke's Laken Tomlinson

    It's cold, the 10-year-old Jamaican immigrant thought. He had never seen snow, never needed a sweater and now there he was, in Chicago in March. Football was still soccer in his mind. He hadn't yet set his heart on becoming a doctor. And no one had read...
  • Ex-LAUSD official denies steering contract to former employer

    Ex-LAUSD official denies steering contract to former employer
    The former Los Angeles schools official under scrutiny for his role in the district's $1.3-billion iPad program defended himself Thursday, saying that he did not improperly steer the contract to a company that once employed him. Former Deputy Supt....
  • Season Preview 2014: Concerts and Comedy in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Concerts and Comedy in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Blues Bob Thames Saltwater Soul: 11 a.m. Oct. 4, Christmas Park, Canal and Live Oak streets, New Smyrna Beach, free, 386-423-9760. Benjamin Booker: 8 p.m. Oct. 29, The Social, 54 N....
  • Former education reporter making transition to classroom

    Former education reporter making transition to classroom
    After three years of covering education in Lake County, Sentinel reporter Erica Rodriguez decided her real calling is to teach children. So, she traded her press badge and the delights of the Lake County School Board for a room full of Hispanic kids...
  • Albert T. 'Tom' Rochfort Jr., teacher

    Albert T. 'Tom' Rochfort Jr., teacher
    Albert T. "Tom" Rochfort Jr., a retired Baltimore County public school educator, died Monday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of an aortic aneurysm. He was 65. The son of Albert T. Rochfort Sr., an advertising executive, and...
  • Season Preview 2014: Where to see dance in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Where to see dance in Orlando
    CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY DANCE The company holds performances at the John & Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando; Trinity Preparatory School, 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park; and The Center for Contemporary Dance, 3580 Aloma...
  • Columbia Digest

    Helping the needy The churches of Wilde Lake will be collecting eyeglasses, musical instruments, adult and children's bikes, hearing aids, portable sewing machines, women's pocketbooks, sports equipment and cellphones for distribution to needy families...
  • Season Preview 2014: Art events in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Art events in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens The museum is at 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $4...