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Elementary Schools

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  • 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...
  • Tennis Ball nets more than 970 attendees to benefit An Achievable Dream

    Tennis Ball nets more than 970 attendees to benefit An Achievable Dream
    More than 970 people attended An Achievable Dream's benefit Tennis Ball Saturday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, according to Amy Ritchie, director of public relations and marketing for the organization. Attendance was about the same as last...
  • Cupich to lead Catholic school system diverse in needs, benefits

    Cupich to lead Catholic school system diverse in needs, benefits
    The fate of more than 83,000 schoolchildren will be in the balance as Bishop Blase Cupich takes the reins of Chicago's archdiocese next week. But the schools they attend are about more than reading, writing and arithmetic. They shield students from...
  • Lake parents, teachers peeved after board meeting canceled without notice

    Lake parents, teachers peeved after board meeting canceled without notice
    Deanna Price donned a red shirt Monday night signifying solidarity with more than 100 other concerned parents and teachers who were geared up to vent a laundry list of frustrations to Lake County School Board members. But Price, who has a son in first...
  • Nazareth Area Middle School named National Blue Ribbon School

    Nazareth Area Middle School named National Blue Ribbon School
    Nazareth Area Middle School, which in the past was rapped by the state for poor performance, has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education. The school is among 337 schools nationwide — 287 public and 50...