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Elementary Schools

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  • Joanne Collins: Principal of East Haddam Elementary School

    Since August of 2009, Joanne Collins has served as the principal of East Haddam Elementary School. Collins said that she wanted to be a teacher when she was a young child. "I was drawn to education as a 'non-fluent' first-grade reader because my teacher,...
  • Hebron BOE discusses 2015-16 budget

    At a Hebron Board of Education meeting on Jan. 8, board members continued to discuss the 2015-16 proposed budget, focusing at first upon the possibility of relocating the third grade back into Gilead Hill School. The third grade was shifted to Hebron...
  • School district hopes to return Oak View students to closed campus this month

    Administrators in the Ocean View School District unveiled a plan Thursday night to return most Oak View Elementary School students to the campus this month. The school is one of three temporarily closed because of asbestos concerns. Students would...
  • Southern Lehigh School District releases results of Spanish language immersion survey

    Southern Lehigh School District releases results of Spanish language immersion survey
    A survey conducted by Southern Lehigh School District officials about how to best enroll students in its Spanish language immersion program found 65 percent favor siblings be given preference while 36 percent like a lottery system. The 25-year-old...
  • Broward may overhaul 16 magnet schools

    Broward may overhaul 16 magnet schools
    Broward County schools would create three new magnet schools and overhaul 16 others, under a proposal the School Board plans to discuss Tuesday. Coconut Creek High School would get a new public service magnet program starting this fall. Bair Middle in...
  • Melinda Bryan: Helps kids both in and out of the classroom

    On any given day, Melinda Bryan's job description might include taking a student for a walk, helping weave a tapestry, or mediating a burning dispute like which NFL team has won the most Super Bowl titles, Green Bay or Pittsburgh. Bryan, a...
  • Clark School Parents Express Concerns Over Contaminant Testing

    Clark School Parents Express Concerns Over Contaminant Testing
    HARTFORD — About 60 Clark School parents attended an informational meeting Saturday on the discovery of contaminants in Clark's building — many wondering why school officials didn't act sooner. The elementary school is closed after recent...
  • Proposed Newport News capital plan cuts funding for school maintenance

    Proposed Newport News capital plan cuts funding for school maintenance
    NEWPORT NEWS — Every time it rains, water leaks through the aging roofs of five schools and a senior center – damaging the ceiling tiles and flooring, and sometimes disrupting class and damaging computers, according to Keith Webb, the...
  • West Aurora begins work to pass $84.2 million bond referendum

    West Aurora begins work to pass $84.2 million bond referendum
    Allyson Herget summed up perfectly the feeling in the library just moments after the West Aurora School Board voted unanimously earlier this week to ask voters to approve an $84.2 million bond referendum in April: “And now the fun begins.”...
  • Common Core pushes Lehigh Valley districts toward full-day kindergarten

    Common Core pushes Lehigh Valley districts toward full-day kindergarten
    Remember kindergarten? The songs and stories, naps and snacks. They're still part of a 5-year-old's day, but so are reading, math and science. And school districts are finding that's too much to cram into a half day. Bethlehem Area may become the...
  • School district changes story on class-size counts

    The Lake County School Board meets Monday at 6 p.m. Let the dancing begin! Staffers will be demonstrating the two-step, the jig, the fandango — anything to keep their bare feet off the hot coals of class-size requirements. Data was released by...