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  • The Magical, Wonderful, Totally Exhausting 'Class Book'

    The Magical, Wonderful, Totally Exhausting 'Class Book'
    I love photography and have a gorgeous camera.  One year, when my oldest son was finishing 1st grade, I think, I made a photo book as an "end of the year gift" for his teacher.  It came out great.  Everyone loved it...parents ended-up ordering soft-cover copies for themselves, as a way to remember their child's school year, through pictures of field trips, classroom events and student portraits.  So, guess what?  I put one together the next year...for both boys' classes, since my little guy had also entered the elementary school by then.  Next year...again...and, now, it's sort of expected.
  • CT Teacher Doubles as Children's Book Author

    CT Teacher Doubles as Children's Book Author
    Her students made her dreams of becoming an author come true! Sheila Murphy Adams is a 5th grade teacher at Pawcatuck Middle School.  "I have always loved to write," she says "when I became a teacher, I used a lot of my rhyming skills to teach...

    Kaneland to add staff; some class sizes shrink

    Kaneland to add staff; some class sizes shrink
    In anticipation of changes in student enrollment, the Kaneland School Board recently authorized the hiring of additional staff if needed for upcoming school year, meaning students will see smaller class sizes. The district is seeing signs of increased...

    Brooklyn Park: Parents keep daughter's spirit alive with concert venue

    Brooklyn Park: Parents keep daughter's spirit alive with concert venue
    The eldest of four daughters, Amy Poore, was a successful and vibrant teacher who was cut down in the prime of her life by a glioblastoma brain tumor. Her battle was tortuous for both her and her family, taxing them emotionally and financially. When she...

    Glen Burnie West: 'Helping children learn is part of the DNA of this church'

    Glen Burnie West: 'Helping children learn is part of the DNA of this church'
    In August of 1890, Anna Brayshaw gathered children on the front porch of the home of her brother, Dr. Thomas Brayshaw for Sunday school lessons. That led to their parents taking an interest in building St. Alban's Episcopal Church, the first church in...