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  • Being adaptable pays off for Golden Apple nominee

    Being adaptable pays off for Golden Apple nominee
    Janet Burke always loved school, isn't afraid to try new things, and promotes diversity among her students — who are nicknamed "Burkenators," in a nod to their unity. These are some of the factors that led to the Flossmoor School District 161...
  • Commentary: Teachers give more than they get, and they keep giving in retirement

    I love teachers. I love the old ones, the middle-aged ones and the young ones. I love them fat, skinny, tall or short. I love them whatever color they are. I love the ones with good personalities and those with the not-so-great personalities. I love...
  • Galaxy Elementary earns LEED Platinum certification

    Galaxy Elementary earns LEED Platinum certification
    The Galaxy E3 Choice School has officially earned its LEED Platinum certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) from the U.S. Green Building Council, a first for a Florida public or private school. LEED Platinum certification is the...
  • Winchester schools chief serves as role model with book club

    At the beginning of the school year, Frederick Douglass Elementary School Principal Stephanie Downey was concerned that some of her students might not have enough male role models. The school has only two male teachers out of a teaching staff of about...
  • School Notes: D56 students compete in Destination Imagination state tourney

    School Notes: D56 students compete in Destination Imagination state tourney
    Antioch Fundraiser: Anastasia's Restaurant, 950 Hillside Ave., Antioch and 3880 North Point Blvd., Waukegan will donate 10 percent of all dine-in, carry-out and delivery orders on April 27 to Emmons Grade School's PTO. Details, (847) 395-1105. Gages...
  • State superintendent visits Lake Shore Elementary

    State superintendent visits Lake Shore Elementary
    The Lake Shore Elementary School Lions have a lot to roar about these days. State schools Superintendent Lillian Lowery visited the school Friday to help it celebrate being named one of six Blue Ribbon Schools in Maryland last fall. The school was...
  • Students, teachers say AP summer program cut would mean lost opportunity

    Students, teachers say AP summer program cut would mean lost opportunity
    For the past three years, while their peers were sleeping in or on vacation, teenagers from across Baltimore have converged on Digital Harbor High School with a common goal: to challenge themselves. The students, members of the Advanced Placement...
  • Parents unhappy with Lincoln-Way District 210 move from transition house

    Parents unhappy with Lincoln-Way District 210 move from transition house
    Four years ago, when Lincoln-Way Area Special Education Cooperative District 843 opened its transition house in Frankfort, it was touted as being "innovative," "forward thinking" and a doorway to opportunity for special education students who had...
  • Community briefs

    Hermes Elementary to honor retirees Hermes Elementary School in Aurora will celebrate four retirees who have all worked more than 30 years in East Aurora School District 131: first-grade teacher Joanie Britton, reading coach Ann Johnson, kindergarten...
  • Easton Area restructures administrators' roles, approves preliminary budget

    Easton Area restructures administrators' roles, approves preliminary budget
    Easton Area School Board approved a plan this week to restructure some administrators' responsibilities. The move consolidates the duties of an assistant superintendent and director of technology who left the district about three years ago, said the...
  • Batavia elementary students help fund, create outdoor classroom

     Batavia elementary students help fund, create outdoor classroom
    Lucky for fourth-grader Lileth Ramey, lavender was among the perennials planted by H.C. Storm Elementary students Wednesday at the school's new outdoor classroom. Purple is Lileth's second-favorite color. "They're so pretty, and they smell so good,"...