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  • Dundalk Middle earns top prize in county 'Clean Green' initiative

    Dundalk Middle earns top prize in county 'Clean Green' initiative
    Dundalk Middle School administrators, students and staff learned at an awards ceremony Tuesday that recent litter clean-up efforts at the school netted them the grand prize — and a $4,000 environmental grant — in the first year of the county's...
  • School official's complaint claims possible risk of asbestos removal

    Saying “staff and children could be at risk,” an Ocean View School District board member has filed an official complaint with Cal/OSHA about “possible asbestos-handling violations” after learning the potentially unhealthful...
  • I May Be Out Of Order, But That Could Be A Plus

    I May Be Out Of Order, But That Could Be A Plus
    I have two weird habits that went unrecognized as I was growing up. I'm trying to decide whether that laissez-faire approach was a loss or a bonus. When I was a child, neither schools nor families spent all that much time observing our eccentricities....
  • School of Rock, other businesses open in Arlington Heights

    School of Rock, other businesses open in Arlington Heights
    Arlington Heights has a new music school with a dedicated space for teens and newly launched adult sessions. The School of Rock franchise at 17 E. Campbell St. opened recently under the owners, Ann Marie Gignac, an Arlington Heights native, and her...
  • Hampshire High School evacuated after fire

    Hampshire High School evacuated after fire
    An overheated HVAC unit caused smoke to fill the west wing in Hampshire High School this morning, but all was quickly returned to normal, officials said. Just after 9 a.m. Hampshire Fire Department was alerted by the school’s fire alarm and all 1,...
  • Virginia SOL committee mulls testing changes

    RICHMOND – A committee put together to take a deep dive on state testing reforms is on track to make recommendations to the Virginia General Assembly before year's end. The Standards of Learning Innovation Committee, created during this year's...
  • Back to school is back to knitting at Waldorf

    Back to school is back to knitting at Waldorf
    Parent James Marca sat in one spot, slightly away from the organized chaos that was back to school night Friday at Waldorf School of Orange County in Costa Mesa, completely focused on his knitting project. Marca seamlessly moved between stitches in an...
  • Lake parents, teachers peeved after board meeting canceled without notice

    Lake parents, teachers peeved after board meeting canceled without notice
    Deanna Price donned a red shirt Monday night signifying solidarity with more than 100 other concerned parents and teachers who were geared up to vent a laundry list of frustrations to Lake County School Board members. But Price, who has a son in first...
  • Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law

    Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law
    Students' public posts on social media collected by school officials must be discarded within a year after a student leaves the district and parents must be notified that school officials are analyzing social-media posts under a new law signed by Gov....
  • Nazareth Area Middle School named National Blue Ribbon School

    Nazareth Area Middle School named National Blue Ribbon School
    Nazareth Area Middle School, which in the past was rapped by the state for poor performance, has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education. The school is among 337 schools nationwide — 287 public and 50...
  • Parkland teacher among semifinalists for Grammy Music Educator Award

    A Parkland School District teacher is a semifinalist for the Music Educator Award that will be presented at the Grammy Awards in February. Debra Reilly, who teaches at Springhouse Middle School and is orchestra director for the district, is among 25...