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Elementary Schools

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  • Norfeldt School Celebrates Earth Day In West Hartford

    WEST HARTFORD — When Sam Lewis, 7, saw highway crews grinding trees into mulch several months ago, he felt a pang of sadness. So instead of birthday presents this year, Lewis asked for donations to plant more trees. His parents, Jill Pollack...
  • Down in the dirt for Earth Day

    Down in the dirt for Earth Day
    MANCHESTER — Fourth-grader Tiffany Murphy didn't mind getting her hands dirty Thursday as she planted a tree with her Ebb Valley Elementary School classmates. The school, which received a grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, celebrated Earth Day...
  • Sweet corn on track to become official state vegetable

    Sweet corn on track to become official state vegetable
    The Illinois Senate on Thursday approved a measure dubbing sweet corn as the official state vegetable following a discussion on which food group the golden produce belongs to. Debate centered on whether sweet corn should be classified as a fruit,...
  • Chromebooks, tablets to be issued to K-12 students in District 301

    Chromebooks, tablets to be issued to K-12 students in District 301
    Central Community Unit School District 301 plans to roll out its new technology program this coming fall for students in grades kindergarten through high school. A TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment) team has been formed to help teachers in all of...
  • Club Notes for April 24 and 25

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Club information is printed free for local nonprofit activities weekly. Submit information two weeks in advance; all items run, space permitting. Submit by: Email: commnews@capgaznews.com. Mail: Community News, The Capital, 888 Bestgate...
  • Botetourt Elementary's Megan Houtz named Gloucester's Teacher of the Year

    Botetourt Elementary's Megan Houtz named Gloucester's Teacher of the Year
    Botetourt Elementary School teacher Megan Houtz has been named the Gloucester County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. The school division honored its teachers of the year from each of the division's eight schools with a dinner on Wednesday night with...
  • Mandate gifted programs

    Mandate gifted programs
    After U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski announced plans to retire in 2016, advocates for high-performing students sang her praises for her steadfast support of federal initiatives to boost programming for academically gifted, low-income learners, and with it,...
  • Assembly Republicans to pass school testing pause bill

    Responding to pressure from parents and teachers upset with the troubled rollout of a new statewide test that grade-school students are taking this spring, Assembly Republicans said Thursday they will pass a bill next month ensuring the results aren't...
  • No redistricting for overcrowded Annapolis school

    No redistricting for overcrowded Annapolis school
    After seven months of meetings and study, the Board of Education Wednesday night scraped all options for redistricting overcrowded Tyler Heights Elementary School in Annapolis. The board instead directed the superintendent to figure out a plan, and...
  • Elgin U46 eyes school boundary changes

    Elgin U46 eyes school boundary changes
    Elgin School District U46's Enrollment and Facilities Committee members are reviewing attendance boundary changes that would affect at least 13 elementary schools, most of them in Elgin. The committee, made up of about 30 volunteer parents and taxpayers...
  • Around South County: Connection grows between students and seniors

    Around South County: Connection grows between students and seniors
    Kin-nect, is a community-based non-profit devoted to remembering senior citizens in care facilities and nursing homes. This year, Kin-nect "adopted" the South River Health & Rehabilitation Center in Edgewater. In February, they brought the center...