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  • Rachel DeWoskin on 'Blind'

    Rachel DeWoskin on 'Blind'
    While Rachel DeWoskin's peers dressed Barbie dolls and swam away their summers in Ann Arbor, Mich., the author spent her childhood dusting off ancient bronze bells and brushing her teeth with beer (safer than the water) on trains through China. Her...
  • Christian high school plans fall 2015 opening at former community center site

    The space that most recently housed the West Newport Community Center will become home to Newport Beach's only private Christian high school. The City Council voted unanimously last week to approve a 10-year lease that allows Pacifica Christian High...
  • Glenbrook North High School principal to retire

    Glenbrook North High School principal to retire
    The principal of Glenbrook North High School said he will retire at the end of the 2014-15 school year. Paul Pryma, 56, recently announced he would leave the post after leading the Northbrook school for about seven years. While he said he hopes to...
  • Disney show to heat up the ice in South Florida

    Disney show to heat up the ice in South Florida
    “Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy” is coming to South Florida, and the visit is shaping up to be the start of something great. The BB&T Center is the first stop on the show’s new tour, so the skaters are in Bradenton (on...
  • Fewer Burbank grads college bound

    A lower percentage of students graduated from Burbank high schools and immediately enrolled in colleges or universities last year compared to five years ago, according to recently released data. In 2013, when 1,229 students graduated from John...
  • Hinsdale D86 teachers: No strike before homecoming

    Hinsdale D86 teachers: No strike before homecoming
    The earliest teachers in Hinsdale Township High School could legally call a strike is Oct. 7, although teachers have vowed that if they call for a walk-out it will not be before homecoming, which is scheduled for Oct. 11. At a press conference Monday,...
  • Rocky Hill Marks Start Of $50M High School Renovation Project

    ROCKY HILL — The start of a $50 million renovation of Rocky Hill High School was marked Friday by a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony. Work during the initial phase of construction will add a new 22,979-square-foot wing to the rear of the existing...
  • Truancy rates are higher among California's low-income students, report says

    Truancy rates are higher among California's low-income students, report says
    Across California, truancy rates for students from low-income backgrounds were disproportionately higher than for their more affluent peers during the 2013-14 school year, according to a report released Thursday. Data from the California Department of...
  • Central Catholic volleyball standout Darcy Wolf is hungry for success on the court and in the classroom

    Central Catholic volleyball standout Darcy Wolf is hungry for success on the court and in the classroom
    Darcy Wolf said she got her competitive spirit from her parents. Her mother, Jean, was a collegiate swimmer at Notre Dame. Her father, Joe, was an All-American offensive lineman at Boston College and a first-round draft pick who played nine NFL...
  • From dressing out to dodgeball: 10 worst gym class nightmares

    Gym class memories either give you post-traumatic flashbacks or the opportunity to relive your glory days. If you were a sports star or even a mid-level jock, this isn't for you. This is for the rest of us. 1. Having to dress out. Not every school...
  • New final exams will help evaluate teachers

    New final exams will help evaluate teachers
    Final exams will be given to Central Florida students this school year in almost every subject and in every grade, even to kids young enough to be working on sounding out words. The new end-of-course tests are needed to meet the demands of Florida's...