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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

    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...
  • Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed

    Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed
    Hoping to narrow the achievement gap for children in poverty, Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts are teaming up to introduce hundreds of disadvantaged preschoolers to arts and sciences. The partnership, announced...
  • 100 cooking classes in Chicago area

    100 cooking classes in Chicago area
    Cooking schools and classes are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area. Fees are listed when given. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW signifies that this is the first time the class...
  • Lessons from a cooking class junkie

    Lessons from a cooking class junkie
    Downsizing a home has its rewards and drawbacks. Selling a condo and quitting a job paved way for overseas adventures. Upon my return, I opted for a studio with a view and surrendered square footage, counter space and a dining room table. Cookware...
  • Bithlo rancher, auctioneer and teacher wins innovation award

    Bithlo rancher, auctioneer and teacher wins innovation award
    "Whaaheewoo." "Mooaaawh." "Whaaheewoo," Hugh Fred Dietrich III called again out his truck window in cowboy singsong that seemed unrelated to his talking voice. "Mooaawh," a cow bellowed back. Dietrich is a retired Orange County vo-ag teacher,...
  • District 214 administrator quits after 1 year

    District 214 administrator quits after 1 year
    A top-level administrator has left Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214 one year after being hired to raise the district's profile. Jessica Thunberg, who was the director of community engagement and outreach since the department was...
  • Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative

    Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative
    For the third year, Nova High School in Davie has provided its ninth-graders and tenth-graders taking certain core subjects the option to be in an all-girl, all-boy or co-gender class. Nova is among six Broward County Public Schools—two high,...
  • Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom

    Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom
    During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish. "When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
  • Niles trustees give OK for gun shop to be near schools

    Niles trustees give OK for gun shop to be near schools
    A proposed gun shop/shooting range that has generated controversy because of its location near several schools will be coming to Niles. The Niles Village Board of Trustees voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a special use permit to allow firearms sales,...