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  • Workshops to explain Common Core math to parents

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is planning workshops over the next two months to help parents understand the ways Common Core is changing their children's math homework. Curriculum changes as a result of the newly implemented state standards...
  • Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools

    Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools
    Newington officials caused a stir recently by eliminating all remaining Halloween celebrations from elementary schools. The justification for the decision — that Halloween parties and costume parades exclude children whose religion prohibits...
  • Vision to Learn brings eye care to Delaware schools

    Vision to Learn brings eye care to Delaware schools
    When Adriauna Archie takes her turn to read a chapter book aloud in her fourth-grade classroom, she must close her left eye to see the words clearly. Teachers moved her classmate DeMari Stevens' desk, but DeMari still couldn't read the board at the...
  • Newington Schools Skip Halloween Parades, Parties

    Newington Schools Skip Halloween Parades, Parties
    NEWINGTON -- Anna Reynolds and Ruth Chaffee elementary schools canceled traditional Halloween parades and parties earlier this month because of concerns that they exclude children whose families don't celebrate the holiday. "We want to make sure we're...
  • Fitness and fun celebrated at Waddell Elementary

    Manchester's Waddell Elementary School hosted a "Fun Run" in celebration of money raised for money raised for Project Playground.  The project's goal is to build a new playground or have an addition added to the existing playground at the school.  Staff,...
  • New Lake Silver school off to a strong start, principal says

    New Lake Silver school off to a strong start, principal says
    Last August, just days before the new school year began, Sara Bigalke hosted a Sneak Peek open house at Lake Silver Elementary School, letting the neighborhood residents drop by and see what the newly-renovated building was like. “We’re...
  • 3 questions: Where Newport-Mesa school board candidates stand on the issues

    One incumbent and six challengers are running for three spots on the seven-member Newport-Mesa Unified School District board. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) What is one problem that your zone is currently facing and...
  • Two NN schools denied conditional accreditation by State Board of Education

    Two Newport News Schools — Sedgefield Elementary and Newsome Park Elementary — were denied conditional accreditation from the state Board of Education Thursday. The schools were denied accreditation after State Superintendent of Schools...
  • School board candidate stresses parental involvement

    School board candidate stresses parental involvement
    Armed with a basic knowledge of the English language and few expectations, school board candidate Fidel Mora moved to the United States from Mexico more than two decades ago to build a better life. Twenty-six years later, the 42-year-old is using that...
  • Orlando Sentinel Etcetera Listing - LocalLabs

    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Boo at the Zoo: trick-or-treating, arts and crafts and kids' activities among the nocturnal animals. 5:30-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 5:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Brevard Zoo, 8225 N. Wickham Road,...
  • Kyla Irwin's Commitment To UConn Fulfills Childhood Dream

    Kyla Irwin's Commitment To UConn Fulfills Childhood Dream
    From the time Kyla Irwin was in elementary school, she seemed to know what she wanted from life. "Kyla remembers telling her fourth grade teachers playing for UConn was her goal," said her mother, Bethany Irwin, who is also her high school coach at...