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Elementary Schools

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  • Interest in Glendale Unified's dual-language, magnet programs continues to grow

    A computerized program will soon determine which students will be placed in Glendale’s elementary dual-language and magnet-school programs for the next school year, when the window to enroll comes to a close later this week. So far, 1,173 students...
  • Highland Park kids honor retiring teacher with Paddington movie

    Highland Park kids honor retiring teacher with Paddington movie
    After roughly three decades of teaching at Braeside Elementary School in Highland Park, Dan LaCosse will retire after this year. Many in the school's extended family cannot bear that, and so it was fitting that the school's PTO organized a special...
  • Families seek damages over 'dangerous' asbestos at 3 closed Ocean View schools

    Damages are being sought by the families of some students who attended three elementary schools in the Ocean View School District that are temporarily shut because of asbestos concerns that arose late last year. A claim filed with Ocean View on Dec. 19...
  • Too much testing is killing recess

    One of the most important things I've learned after more than 35 years of working is this simple verity: Everyone needs a break during the day. When I arrive at a knotty problem in the writing, I've learned to give my brain some space. Ideas percolate...
  • Disney measles outbreak: Resort asks staff for proof they're protected

    Disney measles outbreak: Resort asks staff for proof they're protected
    Disneyland Resort employees who had contact with measles-stricken coworkers have been asked to stay home unless they can show they’ve been vaccinated or take a blood test to show they’re immune, Disney officials told the Los Angeles Times....
  • Elementary schools gearing up for STEM Bowl

    Lake County elementary schools will hold the annual STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Bowl on Feb. 4-6 at Lake Receptions in Mount Dora. About 330 students from 22 elementary schools will participate in the academic competition....
  • A chat with IMSA students, Silicon Valley's future innovators

    A chat with IMSA students, Silicon Valley's future innovators
    Cupcakes vanished faster than a megabyte of storage at the alma mater of YouTube co-founder Steve Chen on Wednesday, where hundreds of whiz kids massed to hear the name of the innovation hub that will be built from Chen's $1 million gift to their high...
  • Teachers turn to the web for funding help

    Teachers turn to the web for funding help
    After dipping into their own pockets to enrich their classes, local teachers are turning to a crowd-funding website for help with classroom materials. The nonprofit DonorsChoose.org allows teachers at public and charter schools to post their project...
  • Educators check out new tech firsthand

     Educators check out new tech firsthand
    Alan Farms says the need for students to engage with technology at New Beginnings High School in Winter Haven, where he leads academic programs, means educators need to keep up. "The YouTube generation learns differently than we did," Farms said at a...
  • Instrumental to learning

    Instrumental to learning
    On the back wall, the word “music” was spelled down a broad, white stripe in the midst of various academic subjects: the M came from music, the U from language, S from history, I from reading and C from science. Dark brown ukuleles lined the...
  • Students to return to Oak View school Tuesday, ending asbestos shutdown

    Students to return to Oak View school Tuesday, ending asbestos shutdown
    Most students are to return Tuesday to Oak View Elementary School in Huntington Beach, more than three months after the Ocean View School District closed Oak View and two other campuses because of asbestos concerns. Lake View and Hope View elementary...