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  • Ocoee Middle principal named a National Distinguished Principal

    Ocoee Middle principal named a National Distinguished Principal
    Mark Shanoff, principal of Ocoee Middle School, has been named among the top middle school principals in the country by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. The National Distinguished Principal award recognizes top elementary and...
  • Easton Area cites 'tremendous gains' in closing students' achievement gap

    The achievement gap is getting smaller in Easton Area School District schools. During Tuesday's standing committee meeting, Robert Steckel, director of teaching and learning for K-6, and Angela DiVietro, director of teaching and learning for Grades 7-12,...
  • State OKs Additional $5M For New Sandy Hook Elementary School

    State OKs Additional $5M For New Sandy Hook Elementary School
    The State Bond Commission on Wednesday approved another $5 million for the planning and design of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School. The grant is part of the state's commitment to spend up to $50 million to build a new educational facility for the...
  • Bowers Elementary hosts Tasting & Treats event

    The Bowers Elementary School PTA got a head start on the holiday party season when they hosted the 1st Annual Tastings and Treats event at the Adams Mill restaurant on Nov. 14. The event was a fundraiser that benefited the Bowers PTA. PTA co-President...
  • With falling enrollment, Easton to study eliminating school

    With falling enrollment, Easton to study eliminating school
    The Easton Area School District is eyeing the possibility of eliminating one elementary school to save money and make better use of the district's facilities, although the superintendent is cautioning the public that it will be a long process and...
  • Putnam Board of Education announces leadership change at high school

    Putnam High School Principal Joseph Ptaszynski will be passing the baton to Vice Principal Jacqueline Vetrovec when the academic year ends in June. The Board of Education accepted his resignation with regrets at their Nov. 18 meeting. The 65-year-old...
  • State Allocates More Money for New Sandy Hook Elementary School

    The State Bond Commission on Wednesday approved another $5 million for the planning and design of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School. The money is part of the state's commitment to spend up to $50 million to build a new educational facility for the...
  • Boundary proposal for Virginia Shuman Young riles parents

    Boundary proposal for Virginia Shuman Young riles parents
    A Fort Lauderdale parent is proposing a boundary change that would allow more students in her neighborhood to attend Virginia Shuman Young next year, the highly sought-after elementary Montessori school. Ana Corujo, who proposed the plan, said she...
  • Former 2-room Wiesbrook school bulldozed

    Former 2-room Wiesbrook school bulldozed
    A 75-year-old house on Wheaton's southwest side that served as Wiesbrook Elementary School for more than 20 years before being converted to a single-family house a half century ago was demolished on Monday. The house at 2S411 Wiesbrook Road, which faced...
  • Teachers test new way of understanding how kids learn

    Teachers test new way of understanding how kids learn
    On the floor of a kindergarten classroom at Holly Ridge Elementary School, Michelle Russolese watches five children closely as they discuss the letter "M." She asks them what sound an M makes. One boy isn't sure. "What is the action trick?" the teacher...
  • Rachel's Challenge given to Windermere students

    Fifth and sixth grade students at Windermere School in Ellington got a sampling of what Rachel Scott's life stood for, before and after she lost her life at Columbine High School in 1999. Eliana Reyes, an ambassador of the Rachel's Challenge...