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Elementary Schools

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  • Asbestos-plagued Ocean View accused of 'witch hunt'

    The Ocean View School District board of trustees declined to disclose what went on during a closed meeting held Monday to discuss the disciplining or firing of a high-level employee — a procedure that some are calling a "witch hunt" over the...
  • Q&A: Teacher says success is an investment in time

    Q&A: 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Carolyn Wolfe, elementary school teacher, dies at 65

     Carolyn Wolfe, elementary school teacher, dies at 65
    Carolyn J. Wolfe taught elementary school in Streamwood for 22 years, during which she gained a reputation for employing innovative techniques in the classroom. "She was a unique individual who was very excited to teach the kids and was willing to try...
  • School emphasizes conservation

    School emphasizes conservation
    Welleby Elementary School students got in the holiday spirit and learned a lesson in conservation with a recycled ornament contest. Students took time at home to create their unique entries, which were hung at the Sunrise school's new solar gazebo....