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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Enrollment continues to drop in Batavia School District 101

    Enrollment continues to drop in Batavia School District 101
    Enrollment is steadily declining within the boundaries of Batavia Public School District 101, with the current number of kindergartners at 354 students, a significant drop from 2010. The district's projections for the next three years show the...
  • Galaxy Elementary applies environmental lessons to its building

    Galaxy Elementary applies environmental lessons to its building
    Students at Galaxy Elementary School, already focused on science, the environment and ecology, are taking classes in a building that may soon be designated one of the most energy-efficient in the state. Students can study astronomy in a planetarium, play...
  • Rocky Hill OKs Plan For New Intermediate School

    ROCKY HILL — Town leaders have given their enthusiastic backing to a proposed grade 4 to 5 intermediate school that would be constructed along with a planned new elementary magnet aerospace academy. The town council approved a series of resolutions...
  • El Morro students get Colonial experience

    El Morro students get Colonial experience
    Of all El Morro Elementary School events, Stephanie Gapp most looks forward to the annual Colonial Days festival. "This event gets kids ready for the holidays and is part of history you don't get in the everyday classroom," said Gapp, a mom who has...