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  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Griswold's 200th anniversary parade GRISWOLD - The Griswold Bicentennial Committee is encouraging local groups to register as participants in the town's 200th anniversary parade, slated for Saturday, May 16 at 1 p.m. Civic groups, Scout troops, clubs,...
  • Elbridge Gale lauded for positive behavior programs

    Recently, five elementary schools and one middle school in Palm Beach County were recognized by Florida's Positive Behavior Support Project and each earned bronze-level status. One of those schools, Elbridge Gale Elementary School in Wellington, has...
  • Tight state funding hits local classrooms hard

    Tight state funding hits local classrooms hard
    Money's still tight for schools years after the Great Recession — and with state support for schools barely at pre-recession levels, despite a 9 percent rise in state government revenue since then, the bite is felt most deeply in classrooms. On...
  • District U46 changes might include magnet school

    District U46 changes might include magnet school
    The idea of a magnet/charter school has come back to life in Elgin School District U46 — from inside the district's own administration. The leaders of U46's Enrollment and Facilities Committee say that two of the approaches they have been eyeing...
  • Around Annapolis: Local teen headed to China with Model UN

    Around Annapolis: Local teen headed to China with Model UN
    Ethan Park's interest in politics began with a simple project in elementary school when his teacher asked the class to bring in a newspaper clipping and explain it to the class. "I tried to read the New York Times, but I think I was too young for that,"...
  • Teen of the Week: An exceptionally good sport is headed to Elon

    Teen of the Week: An exceptionally good sport is headed to Elon
    Call it serendipity. Top colleges from Pennsylvania to North Carolina were eager to recruit Maddie Olfson. The 17-year-old Galesville resident is a senior at The Key School who is highly ranked for her athletic talent and academics. Yet, while on a...
  • School Notes for March 22

    School Notes for March 22
    School events, scholarships, honors and more. Libertyville Honor: Highland Middle School is being designated an Illinois Horizon Schools to Watch for 2015, the highest and most prestigious honor given by the Association of Illinois Middle-Grade...
  • If you want kids to learn math, stop teaching it

    If you want kids to learn math, stop teaching it
    The U.S. has a math problem. Despite all the time, energy and money the country has thrown into finding better ways to teach the subject, American children keep scoring poorly and arriving at college woefully unprepared. Just as bad, if not worse, too...
  • Farmington Principal Named National Distinguished Principal Of Year

    Farmington Principal Named National Distinguished Principal Of Year
    FARMINGTON — West Woods Upper Elementary School Principal Alicia Bowman was recently named the national distinguished principal of the year. The award was presented by Connecticut Association of Schools and National Association of Elementary...
  • Seminole may change school start date this August

    Seminole may change school start date this August
    If you have kids in Seminole County public schools, you might want to hold off finalizing late summer vacation plans. Florida is poised to change state law to allow schools to start classes as early as Aug. 10. The Seminole school district, like...
  • School Board approves controversial Harbordale boundary proposal

    School Board approves controversial Harbordale boundary proposal
    A top-performing Fort Lauderdale elementary school will accept more families from its surrounding neighborhood starting next year after the School Board approved a hotly contested boundary change late Wednesday night. The boundaries for Harbordale...