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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...
  • Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

    Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...
  • 7th graders to try new math curriculum in District 365U

    7th graders to try new math curriculum in District 365U
    The Valley View School District 365U school board voted to implement a pilot math curriculum for 7th graders that emphasizes real-world applications. The program will cost $28,000 for student and teacher textbooks from Carnegie Learning, and will...
  • Orange charter schools both struggle, excel on FCAT

    Orange charter schools both struggle, excel on FCAT
    The release of Florida school grades earlier this month was cause for celebration by some charter schools, including several under management by Charter Schools USA. But the grades were a cause for shock, tears and reflection for a number of other local...
  • District 303 gets 37 transfer requests under new policy

    District 303 gets 37 transfer requests under new policy
    St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 has received 37 requests from families wanting to move their child to another school, under a new policy allowing elementary school choice district-wide, officials said Tuesday. The new policy, which was...
  • CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show

    CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show
    HARTFORD — At 12 years old, Meghana Kandarpa has discovered she can affect the world with her words. Kandarpa, who feels strongly about animal rights, recently appeared on Nickelodeon's "Nick News." She was among a group of students from Capitol...
  • Only 21 students took Chinese summer program

     Only 21 students took Chinese summer program
    Twenty-one students proudly graduated from a summer Chinese immersion program in Naperville Community Unit School District 203, but officials lamented that so few took advantage of the opportunity. This is the fifth year for the three-week Startalk...
  • READER SUBMITTED:

    Elmer Thienes-Mary Hall Elementary School in Marlborough will open on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. School hours are: Grades 1-6 are 8:35-3:05 p.m. Morning Kindergarten - 8:35-11:20 a.m. Afternoon Kindergarten - 12:20-3:05 p.m. Morning Pre-school - 8:50-11:...
  • Study: Teacher turnover costly to Virginia

    A study released last week says teacher turnover costs Virginia nearly $53 million annually. The report, done by the Alliance for Excellent Education, a Washington-based think tank that lobbies for at-risk schools, says the state pays an inordinate...
  • New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race

    New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race
    A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming...