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Elementary Schools

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  • Good call on service dogs at schools

    Good call on service dogs at schools
    Good call, Broward County Schools, for opening the classroom door to service dogs that help salve the challenges of disabled students. To make it happen, a parent filed a federal lawsuit claiming the nation’s sixth-largest school district had made...
  • East Prairie Dream Team proud of effort in National History Bee

     East Prairie Dream Team proud of effort in National History Bee
    Deemed the "East Prairie Dream Team," a group of six high-scoring history students at Skokie's East Prairie School had high hopes going into the National History Bee in Louisville last month, but didn't quite clench the championship. Despite falling...
  • Glendale PTA: GUSD, city to provide free lunches for children

    Classes in the Glendale Unified School District are dismissed for the summer, with lessons resuming on Aug. 10. During this time, summer fun is the focus for most students, with summer school classes scheduled in for others. Good nutrition, however,...
  • Parents protest Wilson teacher's leave of absence

    Parents protest Wilson teacher's leave of absence
    Parents of Wilson Elementary School preschool students peacefully protested outside the campus Friday for the return of teacher Nancy Gonzalez. Dozens of parents held up signs on the corner of Placentia Avenue and Wilson Street. Messages of "Ms. Nancy...
  • New principals coming to elementary schools

    Carrsville and Westside elementary schools will have new principals this fall. Carrville Elementary Principal Laura Matthews will move up to the district administration to oversee language and fine arts, elementary response to intervention programs...
  • William Winchester instructional assistant, CASE president, to retire

    William Winchester instructional assistant, CASE president, to retire
    Sharon Fischer sat at a table with four kindergartners recently at William Winchester Elementary School, helping them write sentences for a worksheet in Wendy Hundertmark's kindergarten class. "I like the instructional side of teaching — working...
  • Lessons come alive for fourth-graders

    Connecticut Audubon Society volunteer Kathy Bradley took charge of 15 fourth grade students from Woodstock Elementary School on June 3. She took them on a hike through portions of the Lois Orswell Grassland Bird Conservation Center in Pomfret where the...
  • Elementary school students try to tackle world problems

    It was hard to hear Sasha Davis, sixth-grade teacher at Clear Creek Elementary School, speak over the sound of students. The sixth-graders were talking about such issues as saving people from Ebola, purifying water in Iran and bringing education to...
  • News around the Lehigh Valley

    Rep. Cartwright to host town hall meeting U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright will host a public town hall meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m. June 8 at the Dyle E. Bray VFW Post 739, 202 Veterans Road, Washington Township, Northampton County. Head Start program offers...
  • Not everybody agrees that STEM should be emphasized so much in education

    Not everybody agrees that STEM should be emphasized so much in education
    Hampton University education instructor Clair Berube must have been nervous. Her book "STEM and the City" had just come out last year and she got a call from HU President William Harvey. They talked for half an hour about her book on the teaching of...
  • East Aurora teachers overwhelmingly vote down proposed contract

     East Aurora teachers overwhelmingly vote down proposed contract
    Amid concerns in the East Aurora School District about the reading and math curriculum and a new teacher evaluation system, teachers overwhelmingly voted down a tentative contract agreement last week. Teachers voted 1,025 to 155 on June 4 against the...