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Elementary Schools

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Top Elementary Schools Articles

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  • A Giving Heart Fuels Females for Future Success

    A Giving Heart Fuels Females for Future Success
    Let’s face it: Sixth grade science and math are not the easiest subjects. Fifth graders who consistently score “A’s” in those courses, however, should continue that path in not only sixth grade but also through high school. That&...
  • Engineering students design chairs to calm kids with autism

    KANSAS CITY Stuart Jackson was on a mission. For years, the Overland Park father had searched for a way to help his son find relief from the stress and anxiety often experienced by children with autism. Like many of those children, Joshua could be...
  • Teacher says success is an investment in time

    Teacher says success is an investment in time
    Longtime Glendale Unified teacher Jana Wells knew she wanted to become a teacher as a girl growing up in Burbank, but it wasn't until several years after graduating from Burbank High School did she pursue a degree in the profession. This January marks...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2004 | Peoria Central's Shaun Livingston

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2004 | Peoria Central's Shaun Livingston
    Whether he goes to Duke or the NBA, Shaun Livingston realizes he is blessed to be facing a decision most everyone else can only dream about. As a first option, there's Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has won over Livingston's family--especially...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1990 | King's Jamie Brandon

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1990 | King's Jamie Brandon
    "Get the ball to Jamie." No one knows the exact number of times King coach Landon Cox shouted that command during Jamie Brandon's recently concluded high school career. A conservative estimate, say four times a game during Brandon's 125 games as a...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly
    As fate would have it, the first time Nancy Kennelly saw any real action on the Maine West varsity, the freshman guard was thrust into the spotlight by a medical emergency. But once she got her first taste of the limelight, Kennelly stayed there the rest...
  • Pennoyer students take on computer code

    Pennoyer students take on computer code
    Now that so many elementary school students are adept at using a computer, Illinois educators want to take them to the next level: programming them. More specifically, the skill called “coding” is starting to slowly be phased into curricula...
  • Townline School students make connections through volunteering

    Townline School students make connections through volunteering
    Townline Elementary School is developing leaders through volunteering. More than 45 students across all grade levels in the kindergarten through grade 5 Vernon Hills building selflessly give of their time in a variety of ways. Students become lunch...
  • Orland SD 135 adopts full-day kindergarten for 2016-17

    Orland School District 135 board members on Monday night approved implementing an optional full-day kindergarten program that would start with the 2016-17 school year. Plans call for dedicating one school, either Park or Centennial, as the district&...
  • Volunteers give Huntington first-graders gift of reading

    Volunteers give Huntington first-graders gift of reading
    First-graders at Sun View Elementary School in Huntington Beach were treated to a reading of Cheri Meiners' book "Reach Out and Give" by visiting volunteers as part of OneOC's Spirit of Giving Day of Service on Friday. Students at 14 other elementary...
  • Poquoson City Council approves $57,100 to refurbish pier

    The Poquoson City Council has approved a $57,100 contract with Hodges and Hodges Enterprises to refurbish the city's Rens Road pump-out pier. The pier has sanitary tanks for boats to pump waste into, said Poquoson City Manager J. Randall Wheeler....