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  • Students learn engineering, compassion through solar generators

    Students learn engineering, compassion through solar generators
    WINTER GARDEN — Valencia College student Thomas Dillen held a solar panel as high as he could, trying to catch the waning sunlight. Two dozen fourth- and fifth-grade students at Tildenville Elementary School clustered around him, hoping the panel...
  • 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...
  • New academy would raise the academic bar for kindergartners

    Socratic lessons involving robotics, physics, etymology and creative writing aren't traditional aspects of most elementary school classrooms — especially those filled with 5 year olds. With the launch of its Modern Scholars Academy next fall,...
  • 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...
  • Florida teacher's lesson saves elementary student's life

    Florida teacher's lesson saves elementary student's life
    A Florida elementary school teacher inadvertently saved a student's life during a health lesson, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Michelle Digman, a fifth-grade teacher at Pinellas Park Elementary, was teaching a lesson on the circulatory system when...
  • From playground to Naval Academy, 2 friends stick together

    From playground to Naval Academy, 2 friends stick together
    Friends and friendly competitors since elementary school, J.P. Colton and Sam Mahoney tried to out run each other on the playground, played football together on Pop Warner teams and remained close despite attending different high schools. In the years...
  • Moxley: Elementary kids get 60 minutes of recess every week

    Moxley: Elementary kids get 60 minutes of recess every week
    Barbara Stamm remembered a time when she could step outside her Leesburg home and hear the laughter of children playing at recess. But the joyful noises from the nearby elementary school recently stopped, and the great-grandmother joined a group of Lake...
  • 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....