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  • Bowers Elementary School Returns Time Capsule To School's Wall

    Last October, Bowers Elementary School revealed what was inside a time capsule that had been buried in 1989. Now, that time capsule is going back inside the walls of the school and won't be opened until 2039. Robert Borello was a fifth and sixth grade...
  • Around Annapolis: School plants a tree and builds a bench for beloved secretary

    Around Annapolis: School plants a tree and builds a bench for beloved secretary
    Evie Swink has spent her life living in and giving to the community of Eastport. Her parenthood and 32 years of her career were spent at Eastport Elementary School. This year is her last as principal's secretary at the school – she is retiring....
  • My Wife's Teaching Job: A Grueling, Satisfying Adventure

    My Wife's Teaching Job: A Grueling, Satisfying Adventure
    I went to work with my wife last week, something I should have done years ago. But as a practiced procrastinator, I never got around to it. I was curious to see how she does what she does. I was also conscious of a paradox. Although nearly four decades of...
  • Retiring Carroll teachers close book on long careers

    Retiring Carroll teachers close book on long careers
    Debra Elsen, 62, sat in her first-grade classroom at Ebb Valley Elementary School in Manchester surrounded by the children's books she had amassed over nearly four decades. Friday was the final day of her 39-year career as a teacher for Carroll County...
  • Bounce it out: Students on exercise balls concentrate more

    Brady Stafford sits quietly, his feet flat on the floor with pencil in hand, as he pours over the math problems before him trying to solve for the mean, median and mode. His quiet, determined expression is overshadowed by one thing: He can't stop...
  • Generations connected through pen and paper

    Generations connected through pen and paper
    Second-graders from Elmer Wolfe Elementary School and the residents of Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster had never met before Wednesday, but they knew all about each other. After being paired as pen pals early in the school year, the students...
  • Elementary school program celebrating inner 'gorgeousness'

    At Sandy Hook Elementary School earlier this month, photographs of two fifth graders were spotlighted under a white sign with capital red letters: "I'M GORGEOUS INSIDE." Underneath the heading, the photos showed Sidney Duckworth and Kiersten Wilson &#...
  • Declamation contest helps students gain confidence as speakers

    Declamation contest helps students gain confidence as speakers
    Students gain valuable skills that will serve them well in the years and decades ahead when they participant in the annual Ethel Jones Elementary School Declamation Contest, teachers say. The finals of the 11th annual contest took place recently in...
  • Easton Area School Board to vote on shifting 5th graders to elementary schools

    School directors in the Easton Area School District hope to finalize plans this fall to shift fifth graders from the middle school into their elementary schools in time for the 2016-17 school year. Assistant to the Superintendent Alyssa Emili said during...
  • Original staff visits Bethlehem school

    The original staff members of William Penn Elementary School in Bethlehem, who opened the new school in 1973, were recently invited back by the current staff. The 25 retirees enjoyed breakfast, an assembly program and visits to their former classrooms....
  • Student with Asperger's goes from special ed to valedictorian

    SEATTLE For Chance Mair, sometimes emotions are hard to express. And it was certainly an emotional night at Marysville Arts and Technology High School's graduation recently, where the students filed into the auditorium in black gowns and royal-blue...