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Elementary Schools

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  • Virginia Peninsula Schools officials trying to catch up on makeup plans for snow days

     Virginia Peninsula Schools officials trying to catch up on makeup plans for snow days
    School officials returned to work Monday, looking for ways to make up missed class time because of recent snow, while the forecast shows more of the white stuff possible on Thursday. Some of them had not addressed the previous week's missed days when...
  • District 112 invites citizens to 'reorganize' the district

    North Shore School District 112 has convened study groups and engaged architects in its search for ways to reduce the number of school buildings and lower operating costs. The district is now issuing a new request for proposals — this one going...
  • Project-based program innovates at Springs' Parkside Elementary

     Project-based program innovates at Springs' Parkside Elementary
    Danielle Haweny, third grader at Parkside Elementary School in Coral Springs, knows more about insects than most children her age. Danielle and other students in Sheree Schulson's combined second- and third-grade class go much beyond the textbook in...
  • Student artists get their 15 minutes of fame in Libertyville

    Student artists get their 15 minutes of fame in Libertyville
    Walking into the David Adler Music and Arts Center, patrons will see a caricature of former President Abraham Lincoln that could have appeared in a newspaper of Lincoln's day. It was actually drawn by Copeland Manor School fifth-grader Grant Giardina....
  • Art of instruction: New classroom tools help teachers improve

    SEATTLE After playing outside on a blustery December morning, the toddlers at Happy Tots Childcare in sourtheast suburban Renton plopped down for circle time. What had they noticed in the yard, their teacher, Benaz Amin, asked. "Wind?" she prompted....
  • Trade Tech gives culinary students the ingredients for fulfilling careers

    Trade Tech gives culinary students the ingredients for fulfilling careers
    College professor Robert Wemischner surely knew the way to my heart when he invited me to join him at work this week. A professional pastry chef, he teaches baking in the culinary arts program at Los Angeles Trade Tech, the oldest school in the state's...
  • Some students will opt out as new Florida tests debut

    Some students will opt out as new Florida tests debut
    When Jenn Ashby's three children take Florida's new standardized tests next week, they plan to break the seal on a test booklet or log into a computer-based exam and then refuse, politely, to answer any questions. The two youngest, ages 9 and 10, likely...
  • Fifth grader places 2nd in contest; alumni honored

    Fifth grader places 2nd in contest; alumni honored
    It takes years to build up the financial savvy to navigate the markets. Naperville fifth-grader Aayush Desai is decades ahead of the game, by becoming the second place national winner in the SIFMA Foundation's InvestWrite essay competition with McGraw...
  • School Notes for March 1

    Lake County school performances and more Gages Lake Lottery: Woodland families interested in registering their child for the Kindergarten Dual Language program must complete a pre-registration form. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7...
  • One more look at the Lehigh Valley football scholar-athletes who will be honored tonight

    I know it's snowing and the weather is going to make the roads no fun later today, but hopefully the area's football community will still be able to make it out to the Northampton Community Center tonight for the 55th annual National Football Foundation...
  • Teachers Can Factor In Girls Dropping Math

    Teachers Can Factor In Girls Dropping Math
    The U.S. has a pressing need to increase the number of well-educated graduates in science, technology, engineering and math, pretty much everyone agrees. Jeb Bush contends that we're not producing "anything approaching the numbers we need to sustain and...