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  • Catholic schools targeted for closing rally support

    Catholic schools targeted for closing rally support
    When Jennifer Hodge became principal at Our Lady of Victory two years ago, enrollment at the school had dropped to an all-time low of 91 students. But she felt confident she could turn around the prekindergarten to eighth-grade school, which had been part...
  • Southern Lehigh to hire additional first-grade teacher

    Southern Lehigh School Board, fine-tuning staffing for the upcoming school year, voted this week to hire a new first-grade teacher to help reduce classroom sizes. At the same time, a full-time kindergarten teacher at Lower Milford Elementary will be...
  • Mount Dora Junior ROTC cadets visit nation's capital

    Thirty-two Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Mount Dora High School visited Washington D.C., from June 16 to 23. The cadets toured the Pentagon, Smithsonian museums, National Museum of the Marine Corps, National Museum of the...
  • MSA warning signs [Editorial]

    MSA warning signs  [Editorial]
    State education officials told us that scores on this year's Maryland School Assessment exams would go down, and that they most certainly did. Schools state-wide embarked last fall on their first full year of instruction tied to the Common Core standards,...
  • Camp Fisher is a new twist on summer learning

    Camp Fisher is a new twist on summer learning
    There's a new twist on summer learning at the Mary R. Fisher Elementary School in Thompson. The five-week summer session, called Camp Fisher, began on July 8. The staff had readied teaching tools that would excite any kid: three rescue dogs and some fancy...
  • Educator, legislator Mary T. Christian to be honored at Hampton University

    Educator, legislator Mary T. Christian to be honored at Hampton University
    Former state delegate and educator Mary T. Christian will be honored Saturday at Hampton University for her career in public service. Christian was the first black woman to serve on the Hampton School Board and later became the first African-American to...
  • Campus outreach program seeks additional rabbi

    Rabbi Shimon Feder, the director of operations for the Jewish Education Center of South Florida, best states the mission of the Boca Raton-based center: "We try to make our students understand that their lives are not random and that G-d put us here...
  • Glastonbury Reduces Kindergarten Classes Due To Lower Enrollment

    GLASTONBURY — For the second year in a row, the number of incoming kindergarten students were below projections, forcing the school board to reduce the number of classes. Each summer, school officials keep a close eye on enrollment projections,...
  • Glastonbury Board Of Education To Add First Grade Class, Reduce Kindergarten Classes

    GLASTONBURY — The board of education will meet tonight to discuss its elementary school staffing due to the latest projections. Each summer, school officials keep a close eye on enrollment projections, especially numbers of kindergarten students....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Renbrook Summer Adventure Campers Travel To Costa Rica

    Thirteen Renbrook Summer Adventure campers, accompanied by chaperones, Sarah Davis, Renbrook School physical education teacher and Jon Ladd, Renbrook School alum, traveled to the Cloud Forest School in Santa Elena, Costa Rica. The campers, all high school...
  • Adult students find way to juggle life and school successfully

    Adult students find way to juggle life and school successfully
    Returning to college as an adult can be a completely different experience from having attended right out of high school. Many have spouses, children, careers and a long list of responsibilities from paying the bills to grocery shopping and housekeeping...