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Elementary Schools

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  • 14 elementaries designated STEM schools

    The following elementary schools — Astatula, Cypress Ridge, Eustis Heights, Grassy Lake, Groveland, Lost Lake, Round Lake Elementary Conversion Charter, Sawgrass Bay, Seminole Springs, Sorrento, Tavares, Treadway, Triangle and Umatilla —...
  • Why not redesign summer?

    During a recent summer school visit, while children built simple machines out of Dixie Cups and straws, I heard a teacher tell her students "redesign your project, don't be afraid to rebuild it." When it comes to education reform in Virginia, maybe we...
  • Educators, parents and students prepare for first day of school

    With less than a week to go before the start of the 2014-2015 academic year, teachers and administrators have recently been going in and out of the Salem School. Classrooms are being decorated and preparations finalized for the new year. The local...
  • Colchester schools embrace new theme of community engagement

    Engagement is the theme for the new academic year, according to Colchester Superintendent of Schools Jeffry P. Mathieu. The theme is meant to encourage the schools to work together as a community among students, parents, staff and townspeople. After a...
  • Bacon Academy principal resigns

    Bacon Academy Principal Mark Ambruso has resigned his job in Colchester to take a position at Windham Technical High School in Willimantic. The school is part of the network of technical high schools operated by the State of Connecticut. "Mark has been a...
  • District 113 rolls out Chromebooks for coming school year

    District 113 rolls out Chromebooks for coming school year
    When school begins next week at Deerfield and Highland Park high schools, every freshman and sophomore will have a Chromebook, a laptop that some educators say will boost student engagement in the classroom. After this school year, incoming freshman...
  • Windham Middle School teachers head back to school

    This year, Windham Middle School teachers' summer vacation ended earlier than usual. Since Aug. 11, the teaching staff has been involved in a week-long endeavor being called "Summer Professional Development Institute," arising from the school's...
  • New middle school principal at DKJA

    Sydney Siegel, the new middle school principal at Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA), really believes in the Boca Raton school. "I believe so much in this school — what we do and what we have to offer," said Siegel, who is now in her 13th year at...
  • First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida

    First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida
    At Grand Avenue Primary Learning Center in Orlando, Maddie Ginder tapped the knee of a kindergartner sitting cross-legged on a primary-colored rug. "See how she's sitting?" Ginder told her 19 students Monday. "We're going to call this criss-cross...
  • Applications available for enrichment courses on the Peninsula

    Science teachers will get a chance to get enrichment training from a Jefferson Lab's after school program. The Science Education group at the U.S. Department of Energy Research facility is taking applications for the program which runs from September to...
  • Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps

    Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps
    On Friday morning, in the auditorium of Loch Raven High School, more than 300 school administrators closed their eyes for 30 seconds. Baltimore County schools Superintendent Dallas Dance had asked them to think about what could make schools...