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Elementary Schools

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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-...
  • 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...
  • Family literacy is enhanced by new Lehigh Valley program

    The young mother arrived at The Literacy Center with two young children and their grandmother. The mother was registering for English as a Second Language classes while the grandmother — who spoke no English — watched the kids, but she wasn't...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Virtus Investment Partners Provides Backpacks To Grace Academy And Covenant Prep

    Grace Academy and Covenant Prep students were surprised with beautiful backpacks to begin the new school year, a gift from Virtus Investment Partners. Lands' End backpacks were donated to the 59 girls at Grace Academy and 50 boys at Covenant Prep...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Microscopes And Mentoring New Science Lab At Assumption School

    Microscopes and mentoring opportunities were highlights of a class held in the new science lab at Assumption School in Manchester. Second grade students in Sister Joan Marie Crapps's class, who recently studied the states and properties of matter in...
  • Broward schools could give 1,500 new tests

    Broward schools could give 1,500 new tests
    Final exams will be given to Broward County students this school year in most every subject and in every grade -- even kindergarten. The new end-of-course tests are needed to meet the demands of Florida's controversial 2011 teacher merit pay law, which...
  • Gloucester teacher surprised with region's top honors

    GLOUCESTER – Gloucester County's reigning top teacher Jennifer Worrell said she was stunned Wednesday morning to learn she has been named Region 3 Teacher of the Year. Worrell was surprised with the news in front of her fourth grade class at...
  • Dearth of air conditioning has Newport-Mesa schools feeling the heat

    Dearth of air conditioning has Newport-Mesa schools feeling the heat
    Students and teachers across the Newport-Mesa Unified School District have struggled to find relief this week in sweltering classrooms that are not equipped with air conditioning. This week's heat wave, which is expected to last through Wednesday,...
  • Report answers queries regarding possible Sagebrush transfer

    Glendale school officials this week released answers to 63 questions posed by parents and residents during a PTA meeting last month at Mountain Avenue Elementary about the possible transfer of an area called the Sagebrush territory to the La Caņada...
  • Parkland School District might consider full-day kindergarten

    Parkland School District might consider full-day kindergarten
    A three-year comprehensive plan unveiled Tuesday by the Parkland School District proposes exploring full-day kindergarten. Assistant Superintendent Rodney Troutman and Kelly Rosario, director of curriculum instruction and professional development,...
  • Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation

    Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation
    Newport News and Hampton both saw fewer schools in their divisions fully accredited by the state, according to data released Tuesday by the Virginia Department of Education. Eleven schools in Newport News were fully accredited for this school year,...