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  • Spending Request For Avon High School Crew Team Draws Concern

    AVON — A bid to raise the fee to train Avon High School crew members at an outside facility has raised the eyebrows of some school board members. Members of the crew team train at the Power 10 Indoor Rowing Center, a privately owned business in...
  • Central Illinois high school approves random drug testing

    A central Illinois high school's new policy will require students in extracurricular activities to consent to random drug testing. The (Decatur) Herald & Review reports (http://bit.ly/1dvOkjZ ) Mount Zion's school board approved the policy this month. It...
  • Antioch native earns full scholarship to England university

    Antioch native earns full scholarship to England university
    Antioch High School graduate Leona Ryan is getting ready to spend the next three years in England, pursuing her passions of psychology and travel with the help of a fully-funded scholarship. Ryan was awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for...
  • A high school career full of high notes for Rocky Martin

    A high school career full of high notes for Rocky Martin
    Greetings, fellow Oak Lawnians! Congratulations to Rocky Martin, another talented student who graduated from Oak Lawn Community High School on May 20. At just 17 years old, Martin is quite an engaging and accomplished young man, student and musician....
  • 72,000 ladybugs released in high school for senior prank

    72,000 ladybugs released in high school for senior prank
    Seven high school students are facing criminal charges after they released 72,000 ladybugs as a senior prank, according to ABC News. Seniors at Chopticon High School in Maryland pitched in to order the ladybugs online for about $100. On May 20, five...
  • Start high schools at 8 a.m.? Orange school board will discuss

    Start high schools at 8 a.m.? Orange school board will discuss
    Starting the high school day at 8 a.m.-- instead of the typical 7:15 a.m. -- would be better for sleepy teenagers and their families, in the view of Bill Sublette, chairman of the Orange County School Board. After a lengthy, and sometimes testy...
  • Editorials from around Oregon

    The (Medford) Mail Tribune, May 24, on spending savings on prisons In 2013, the Oregon Legislature did a good thing. Faced with a soaring prison population that was projected to cost the state $600 million over 10 years for new prisons, lawmakers decided...
  • Class forgoes trip to give principal money to treat cancer

    The graduating class at a New Hampshire high school is giving the money raised for its class trip to the school's principal, who has been diagnosed with cancer. Courtney Vashaw, principal at Profile Junior-Senior High School in Bethlehem, tells WMUR...
  • High School Juniors Could Get Relief From State Test

    High School Juniors Could Get Relief From State Test
    HARTFORD — Test-burdened high school juniors may be relieved of a controversial state standardized test next spring if legislators move forward with a proposal that is expected to be announced soon. Sen. Gayle Slossberg, D-Milford, has been...
  • Wastler recognized for leadership in technology in education

    Jared Wastler, assistant principal at Liberty High School, has been selected to receive the 2015 International Society for Technology in Education Administrator Professional Learning Network Annual Award for Exemplary Leadership. He is being recognized...
  • Orange schools ready to expand magnet programs

    Orange schools ready to expand magnet programs
    The keyboards in the music-theory lab at Howard Middle School are silent, but the students are busy composing on iMacs as they listen to their melodies on headphones. Down the hallway, a student playing Tinkerbell spreads pixie dust so Wendy and...