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  • AgVenture provides hands-on experiences for fourth graders

    AgVenture provides hands-on experiences for fourth graders
    Fourth-grader Breezy Zawoysky gingerly dipped a detergent-covered Q-tip into a plate of milk. The milk, dotted with food coloring for effect, reacted with the detergent and moved the milk fat around the plate in a kaleidoscope of color. "We're...
  • Geneva students part of bigger picture in Art for the Sky creation

     Geneva students part of bigger picture in Art for the Sky creation
    Like puzzle pieces, dozens of pairs of jeans lay flattened, side-by-side, on the grassy field of Geneva's Mill Creek Elementary School on Thursday. Their placement lacked any formula — dark denims lay between faded blue shorts and indigo capris....
  • Ravinia music teacher wins Golden Apple

    Ravinia music teacher wins Golden Apple
    Maintaining the element of surprise in awarding a prestigious Golden Apple is no easy task. But late Monday morning Ravinia Elementary School's John Campbell was successfully ambushed in his music classroom with the award, which recognizes outstanding...
  • Teacher retires after 41 years at Congress Park School

    Teacher retires after 41 years at Congress Park School
    Jean Sanders has taught hundreds of La Grange students for 41 years in kindergarten through fifth-grade classes at Congress Park Elementary School in Brookfield. Families and colleagues will celebrate her legacy at a reception from 3:20 to 4:30 p.m. May...
  • Adler, Sprague's leader, given state's top award for early education principals

    Adler, Sprague's leader, given state's top award for early education principals
    Her staff had led her to believe that she was in for one of the more vexing mornings of her career. But when she walked into the gymnasium of the school she presides over, Christine Adler discovered that she was in for one of the highlights of her...
  • Sheckler Elementary School

        I did a Career Day once at my son's elementary school and discovered he had told everyone I was a fighter pilot. My actual profession was quite a letdown for the kids.     Luckily, no one at Catasauqua's Sheckler Elementary School had any...
  • Allentown School Board wants no tax increase, more teachers for related arts

    Allentown School Board wants no tax increase, more teachers for related arts
    Allentown kids, get out the gym sneakers, paint brushes and musical instruments. Gym, music and arts are back on in the Allentown School District. And Allentown taxpayers, don't cry about a tax hike this year because there won't be one. In a...
  • Jean E. Kohlenstein

    Jean E. Kohlenstein
    Jean E. Kohlenstein, a retired teacher and accomplished baker whose recipe for butterscotch cookies made her a winner of The Baltimore Sun's Holiday Cookie Contest, died Monday of angiosarcoma at her Ellicott City home. She was 72. The daughter of...
  • Spending in race for three LAUSD board seats reaches nearly $4.6 million

    Spending in race for three LAUSD board seats reaches nearly $4.6 million
    Total spending in the battle for three spots on the Los Angeles Board of Education has increased sharply since the March primary, reaching nearly $4.6 million, as interest groups vie to influence the nation's second-largest school system. The top...
  • Millersville/Crownsville: Millersville students win county title at tech event, place at states

    Millersville/Crownsville: Millersville students win county title at tech event, place at states
    You wouldn't know were new at it with all the awards they took home. The Math, Engineering, Science Achievement team from Millersville Elementary School won a first place, two second place and a third place award at the recent Anne Arundel County MESA...
  • Students learn fire safety skills from Winfield fire company

    Students learn fire safety skills from Winfield fire company
    ELDERSBURG — Coughing students stumbled onto the sidewalk at Linton Springs Elementary School Wednesday afternoon as smoke poured from the open door of the Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Company safety house. Each of the school's third-grade...