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Elementary Schools

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  • Quality pre-K is key to school turnaround

    Quality pre-K is key to school turnaround
    As the idea of universal pre-K moved to center stage in election season this fall in Maryland and beyond, interest in high-quality pre-K as a school turnaround tool grew. At the center of the Obama administration's public school turnaround agenda is the...
  • Marita W. Watts, educator

    Marita W. Watts, educator
    Marita W. Watts, a longtime Harford County public schools educator whose roles ranged from teacher and principal to being named supervisor of elementary education, died Nov. 19 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air of heart failure. She was 88....
  • Robotics magnet aims to turn around F-rated Seminole school

    Robotics magnet aims to turn around F-rated Seminole school
    SANFORD — Aeryona Read, 9, dug into a bin full of Legos and pulled out a small, angular yellow piece. One of her classmates placed it onto a robotic palm-sized lion that, when complete, will push up on its legs and roar. Aeryona and her classmates...
  • Miami Dolphins take Crosspointe students shopping

    Eighteen students from Crosspointe Elementary School were among more than 100 children from Palm Beach, Broward and Dade counties who were accompanied by the Miami Dolphins on a Thanksgiving shopping spree at Publix supermarkets. Current and former...
  • More than 800 participate in Mitzvah Day

    More than 800 people participated on Sunday, Nov. 2 in the "B'nai Torah TLC Mitzvah Day" at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton. The event was part of B'nai Torah's Meryl and Ron Gallatin "Tzedakah, Learning & Chesed" (TLC) Program. According to...
  • Menchville High in Newport News honored for financial literacy test scores

    Menchville High School was named a Blue Star school in recognition of its students' successful performance on the 2013-14 W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test, according to Newport News Public Schools officials. W!SE, or Working in Support of...
  • Patrick Suppes dies at 92; pioneered use of computers in classrooms

    Patrick Suppes dies at 92; pioneered use of computers in classrooms
    Patrick Suppes, a philosopher of science and a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who helped to launch the use of computers in the classroom, died Nov. 17 of natural causes at his home on the campus of Stanford University, where he taught for more than 60 years....
  • Glendale school officials look to expand boundaries to alleviate Balboa Elementary growth

    Glendale school officials look to expand boundaries to alleviate Balboa Elementary growth
    To alleviate an ongoing influx of students into Balboa Elementary, Glendale school officials are eyeing Mark Keppel and Benjamin Franklin elementary magnet schools and making plans to revert back to their former geographic attendance boundaries, which...
  • Two teachers elected to Lake School Board

    Two teachers elected to Lake School Board
    Clermont chiropractor Tod Howard will head back to his practice without the extra duties he's had the past four years. Lake County voters ousted the School Board incumbent this week, choosing instead first-time politician and kindergarten teacher Marc...
  • Brown bag school lunches have little nutrition - lots of dessert

    What could be more wholesome for students than a bag lunch packed at home? A lunch from the school cafeteria. Researchers found that the typical lunch brought from home contained far fewer vegetables, fruit and whole grains than federal nutrition...
  • Galaxy, Poinciana students take an oath to read

    Galaxy, Poinciana students take an oath to read
    More than 250 students from Galaxy Elementary and Poinciana schools in Boynton Beach filled the Rinker Playhouse at the Kravis Center Nov. 9 for a reading and literacy event sponsored by the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. With their...