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  • Hartford Superintendent To Teachers: Be 'All-In' For Students

    Hartford Superintendent To Teachers: Be 'All-In' For Students
    HARTFORD — Addressing all the city's teachers for the first time Monday, Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez called on them to be "all-in" for students — to be advocates and mentors to Hartford children and teens — while promising to...
  • Preschool expanding at LaGrange's Sedgwick Park

    Preschool expanding at LaGrange's Sedgwick Park
    A La Grange Park District preschool program is adding classes at a building in Sedgwick Park this fall in an effort to meet growing demand, a Park District official said. Learning Ladders Preschool classes will be offered before and after school at a...
  • Barrington schools remove hooks after 'hanging game'

    Barrington schools remove hooks after 'hanging game'
    Barrington school officials are removing hooks from the bathroom stalls at all elementary schools after two second-grade boys were found playing a "hanging game" -- twisting by their shirt collars from the hooks. Other students discovered the boys...
  • Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy

    Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy
    A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new Magruder Elementary Discover STEM Academy in Newport News. The $27 million campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. According to the school division, it will be one of...
  • World Class' Harrison earns all-around title at Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships | Community notebook

    World Class' Harrison earns all-around title at Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships | Community notebook
    Taylor Harrison just wanted to finish her gymnastics season on a high note at the Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships in Jackson, Miss. To her, a top-10 finish in the all-around would have been acceptable. But she far exceeded her...
  • Hinsdale D86 holds off on teacher pay, pension referendums

    Hinsdale D86 holds off on teacher pay, pension referendums
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 officials say they think contract negotiations with teachers are progressing and chose not to take action on two proposed resolutions that would ask voters to weigh in on teacher salaries and pensions. Board...
  • Newport News: Community leaders break ground at Magruder Discovery STEM Academy

    Newport News: Community leaders break ground at Magruder Discovery STEM Academy
    NEWPORT NEWS — Community leaders and school officials dug deep in the dirt Tuesday to break ground on the new Magruder Discover STEM Academy, which is slated to open in the fall of 2016. The school division celebrated its ceremonial groundbreaking...
  • A perfect setting for paddleboard workout in Poquoson

    A perfect setting for paddleboard workout in Poquoson
    As the sun dipped into the marshes in a golden dusk over Bennett Creek, a pod of paddleboarders glided silently back to dock, working against the current. "Whew. That was awesome," volunteered Heather Jentink. "We did really good exercises and worked...
  • West Coast waters still safe from radioactivity, but testing continues

    West Coast waters still safe from radioactivity, but testing continues
    Remember all those headlines after the Fukushima reactor disaster in 2011? “The Coast Is Toast.” “Holy Fukushima – Radiation From Japan Is Already Killing North Americans.” “28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being...
  • District 64 decides to pay for computers

    District 64 decides to pay for computers
    All students in kindergarten through eighth grade will get iPads or Chromebooks paid for by Niles Park Ridge District 64, relieving the financial burden a computer initiative originally had placed on some families. The school board in July approved...
  • Hinsdale school board plans press conference on teacher contract

    Hinsdale school board plans press conference on teacher contract
    The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board of Education will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday to update the media on the status of negotiations for a new contract for its teachers. Members of the Hinsdale High School Teachers Association and...