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Elementary Schools

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  • Western Springs District 101 axes plans for all-day kindergarten

    Western Springs District 101 axes plans for all-day kindergarten
    Western Springs Elementary District 101 will not move forward with plans to offer all-day kindergarten classes in the district, at least for the foreseeable future. Officials said April 20 that any plans to add full-day kindergarten options have been...
  • Area group brings all ages together through music

    In an effort to share the excitement of the stage with budding musicians and music lovers, the JoeyDCares Rock Orchestra is holding an Open Rehearsal Showcase at the Freedom Optimist Hall, in Eldersburg, April 24. The JoeyDCares Rock Orchestra consists...
  • Cranberry Station Elementary student honored for community service

    Cranberry Station Elementary student honored for community service
    When Ryan Kirkpatrick, a fifth-grader at Cranberry Station Elementary School in Westminster, was handed three certificates by his principal in March during his reading class, it was unexpected. "I was in shock," Ryan said. For spending about 800 hours...
  • Around Broadneck: Broadneck High teacher stricken with rare, debilitating condition

    Around Broadneck: Broadneck High teacher stricken with rare, debilitating condition
    For three years, everywhere you turned at Broadneck High School, teacher Michelle "Chelley" Vukmanic was there. Before that, from 2007 to 2011, the petite '02 Severna Park High grad was a human whirlwind at Southern High School. An English instructor,...
  • Prairie Knolls event features student artwork, musical performances

    Prairie Knolls event features student artwork, musical performances
    Families flocked to Prairie Knolls Middle School in Elgin on Saturday morning to enjoy the artwork and music presented by Central Community Unit School District 301 middle and elementary school students. The six schools represented at the fifth annual...
  • EXCHANGE: Carbondale students immersed in Spanish

    A few words of Spanish, and the kindergartners snapped to attention. Only five minutes remained before the end of the day in Sara Diaz's class at Parrish School in Carbondale, and after hours of learning, mental fatigue had started setting in among the...
  • Donation brings the forest to elementary school students

    With the help of Pinnacle Kids, a nonprofit charitable organization that offers assistance to public schools, Starlight Cove Elementary School speech and language pathologist Abby Carroll brought Maurice Sendak's classic children's book "Where the Wild...
  • School Notes: Libertyville principal, assistant principal receive honors

     School Notes: Libertyville principal, assistant principal receive honors
    School competition, honors and more. Gurnee Performance ad Tea: Warren Township High School Theatre will present Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" at 7 p.m. April 23-25, and at 2 p.m. April 25 at 34090 Almond Road. Tickets are $11, and $6 for students,...
  • In Puerto Rico, a push to revive indigenous culture

    In Puerto Rico's misty, bamboo-studded mountains, elementary school students are studying a nearly extinct language, beating on drums and growing native crops like cassava and sweet potato as they learn about the indigenous people who lived on the...
  • School districts, parents at odds over breakfast in class

    The number of breakfasts served in the nation's schools has doubled in the last two decades, a surge driven largely by a change in how districts deliver the food. Instead of providing low-income students free or reduced-price meals in the cafeteria,...
  • Walden girls 'Lunch 'N Learn' with hands-on science experiments

    Walden girls 'Lunch 'N Learn' with hands-on science experiments
    Some Walden Elementary School students find science class boring — and District 109 officials are listening to the kids. The lesson was clear as 18 fourth and fifth grade girls at Walden gathered for their second "Lunch 'N Learn" session April 13,...