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  • READER SUBMITTED: Professional Wheelchair Basketball Player Visits CREC Montessori Magnet School

    On June 10 and 17, upper elementary students at CREC's Montessori Magnet School enjoyed visits from Ryan Martin, a Connecticut native and international professional wheelchair basketball player. A 33-year-old from Somers, Ryan Martin's career has led him...
  • Retired principal to run for school board

    A former Newport-Mesa Unified School District principal has emerged from retirement to run for a spot on the board of education. Charlene Metoyer, who was principal of Harbor View Elementary School until retiring in 2012, announced her candidacy in an...
  • Pennsylvania antlerless deer permits on sale next week

    Not since my wedding in 1982 have I taken off two weeks in a row at work, and getting back into the office Monday morning reminded me why. Back then, a much simpler time, you merely had to deal with the U.S. mail and phone messages. Today, emails have...
  • One year in, Carnival CEO working to right the ship

    MIAMI A year after stepping into the top job at Carnival Corp., Arnold Donald still doesn't know what he was thinking when he heard the offer. After a board member from the world's largest cruise company called him to say that then-Chairman and chief...
  • Understanding the difference between curriculum and standards

    Fanning the firestorm over Common Core State Standards is the fear that by adopting common standards, states are signing onto a national curriculum and thus undermining the decisions of local school boards and educators. But before going too far down...
  • Residents Offer Mixed Opinions On Glastonbury School Consolidation Plan

    Residents Offer Mixed Opinions On Glastonbury School Consolidation Plan
    GLASTONBURY — The school board's decision to hold off on plans to close two elementary schools by 2020 received a mixed reaction Monday from residents. The board had determined at its June 23 meeting it would be better to remove the specific dates...
  • Student's artwork featured

    COLCHESTER - As a participating Connecticut HOT (Higher Order Thinking) School, Jack Jackter Intermediate School's student voices, ideas, and opinions are honored and valued throughout the school year. Grade four students at the Jack Jackter...
  • Dance contest takes steps to help education

    The Educational Foundation of Lake County will present the annual "Stepping Out for Education," a ballroom-dance competition similar to "Dancing With the Stars," a show on ABC that pairs professional dancers with celebrities. The event is scheduled for...
  • Jane C. Newman, 1945-2014

     Jane C. Newman, 1945-2014
    Jane C. Newman was a physical education teacher at Wiesbrook Elementary School in Wheaton at a time when budget cuts were prompting district administrators to consider reducing or eliminating gym classes. Mrs. Newman held strong views about the value of...
  • Lake School Board turns down search for new superintendent

    Lake School Board turns down search for new superintendent
    Lake County School Superintendent Susan Moxley has come under increasing fire in recent months from School Board members, but the board Monday narrowly decided against beginning the search for a new leader. Board member Tod Howard sought the vote to...
  • New principal hired for Willard School in River Forest

    New principal hired for Willard School in River Forest
    River Forest Elementary School District 90 has hired a new principal for Willard Elementary School. Diane Wood, who is principal of North Barrington Elementary School, is scheduled to start at Willard July 15, District 90 announced in a news release....