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  • High school students stand out in writing contest

    High school students stand out in writing contest
    High school students displayed their story-writing chops in a first-ever Common Core writing competition among 10th-graders in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District. Winners were announced in a ceremony last week. Hannah Schoenbaum's story, "Nature's...
  • Jewish high school will move to new campus

    Jewish high school will move to new campus
    A steadily growing Orthodox Jewish high school plans to move from its squeezed synagogue space to a roomier site on the campus of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. Weinbaum Yeshiva High School, which has spent 17 years at Boca Raton...
  • Parkland's pick of PPL Center for graduation could signal exodus from Lehigh's Stabler Arena

    The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the Eagles and Tom Petty have all graced the PPL Center in Allentown with appearances. And now, high school seniors will take center stage. Parkland High School will have its June 9 graduation ceremony at the PPL Center,...
  • East Catholic Student Recognized For Efforts To Feed The Poor Worldwide

    East Catholic High School student Grace Mazzarella recently received the 2014 Better Business Bureau's student ethics award and scholarship for her commitment to community service. Mazzarella, a 17-year-old senior from Tolland, brought the Feeding...
  • 2014 in review: Hinsdale, Elmhurst and Lombard

    2014 in review: Hinsdale, Elmhurst and Lombard
    The year of 2014 was a lively one in Hinsdale, Oak Brook, Elmhurst and Lombard. Fractious negotiations over a teacher's contract, a proposed investigation of teachers for Facebook likes, a dispute about whether a statue is a sign or art and new downtown...
  • Community: Homes on tour are holiday delights

    Community: Homes on tour are holiday delights
    The Hoover High School PTA Tour of Homes is always a festive way to celebrate the holidays. Exploring the four homes decorated beautifully for the season allows guests a chance to socialize along the way. This 57th annual event on Dec. 13 featured two...
  • Glendale PTA: 'High School 101' slated for Jan. 12 at Glendale High

    Students in the Glendale Unified School District are on winter break through Jan. 6, with classes resuming on Jan. 7. Though the focus may be on holiday fun, it’s not too early for local seventh- and eighth-grade students to plan to attend “...
  • UC's enrollment guarantee gives students an education to fall back on

    UC's enrollment guarantee gives students an education to fall back on
    Aimee Ruiz was panicked. The four UC campuses she applied to had rejected her. Two private colleges had accepted her but not offered enough financial aid. She considered taking a year off school to work and save money. Then UC Merced emailed to see if...
  • 2015 preview: Oak Park and La Grange

    2015 preview: Oak Park and La Grange
    The coming year could produce a sales tax increase in La Grange, a decision on a new pool for Oak Park and River Forest High School and permission for bars to open in Oak Park. Also ahead in 2015, ground is expected to be broken for a new development on...
  • School choice needs timely school grades

    School choice needs timely school grades
    Parents and students at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale and Hallandale High School started the school year in August happy to be enrolled in A-rated schools. But now they find out, because of just-released state grades, that they actually are...
  • Innovate to balance school capacity

    As a principal for many years, often I had the challenge of coming up with ways to make room for students. Most schools operate near capacity and as numbers ebb and flow principals find themselves constantly looking for space. School capacity is much...