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Elementary Schools

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Top Elementary Schools Articles

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  • READER SUBMITTED:

    Elmer Thienes-Mary Hall Elementary School in Marlborough will open on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. School hours are: Grades 1-6 are 8:35-3:05 p.m. Morning Kindergarten - 8:35-11:20 a.m. Afternoon Kindergarten - 12:20-3:05 p.m. Morning Pre-school - 8:50-11:...
  • Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines

    Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines
    Starting middle school comes with a whole host of worries -- going to a new school, picking electives, making friends -- but coming down with whooping cough doesn’t need to be one of them. For incoming 7th grade students in the Los Angeles Unified...
  • CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show

    CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show
    HARTFORD — At 12 years old, Meghana Kandarpa has discovered she can affect the world with her words. Kandarpa, who feels strongly about animal rights, recently appeared on Nickelodeon's "Nick News." She was among a group of students from Capitol...
  • Double dose of math helps kids in the short term, but benefits fade quickly, study says

    Double dose of math helps kids in the short term, but benefits fade quickly, study says
    Students required to take two math classes as sixth graders -- because they did poorly on the FCAT math exam -- made gains initially but experienced a "fadeout" once they returned to a regular, one-math-class-a-year schedule, a new study has found. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CHC, Inc. & Horizons-NCCS Provide Kids With Health & Wellness Education

    On Wednesday, July 16, staff members from Community Health Center Inc.'s (CHC) Norwalk, Stamford and Danbury locations hosted a health fair for students attending the Horizons Summer Enrichment Program at New Canaan Country School. The goals of the...
  • New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race

    New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race
    A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming...
  • Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

    Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...
  • District 99 tentative budget shows tax hike, more tech, transportation spending

    District 99 tentative budget shows tax hike, more tech, transportation spending
    The Downers Grove public high school district is planning to hike taxes and boost spending for transportation and technology in the upcoming school year, according to budget documents. The Community High School District 99 school board approved the...
  • 7th graders to try new math curriculum in District 365U

    7th graders to try new math curriculum in District 365U
    The Valley View School District 365U school board voted to implement a pilot math curriculum for 7th graders that emphasizes real-world applications. The program will cost $28,000 for student and teacher textbooks from Carnegie Learning, and will...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Assistant Superintendent to Speak on Common Core

    Valerie Mara, Assistant Superintendent of Academics for Catholic schools throughout the Archdiocese of Hartford will speak at Assumption School in Manchester on August 12th at 7:00p.m. In her compelling presentation, Mrs. Mara will discuss Common Core...
  • District 303 gets 37 transfer requests under new policy

    District 303 gets 37 transfer requests under new policy
    St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 has received 37 requests from families wanting to move their child to another school, under a new policy allowing elementary school choice district-wide, officials said Tuesday. The new policy, which was...