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  • Virtual Reality Software Company Growing, Hiring in East Hartford

    Virtual Reality Software Company Growing, Hiring in East Hartford
    EAST HARTFORD — It took a dozen years for VRSim to become an overnight success. VRSim, a software company that creates virtual reality and desktop-based interactive training exercises, started out doing custom engineering simulations for defense...
  • New Trier student home after adventure at sea

    New Trier student home after adventure at sea
    For New Trier High School junior Mandy Watson, returning to classes this fall was one of the most difficult things she has ever done. That's because her thoughts were miles away, on the sailboat-turned-classroom where she'd spent four months of her...
  • Lesson of Jefferson High: Students need good teachers, small classes

    Lesson of Jefferson High: Students need good teachers, small classes
    To the editor: The scheduling problems at Jefferson High School require state intervention. It isn't surprising that bureaucratic decisions, inadequate funding, overcrowding, emphasis on testing over content and other factors contribute to poor school...
  • Whitehall mom: Emmaus soccer player racially taunted her son

    The mother of a black Whitehall High School soccer player believes the East Penn School District didn't do enough to penalize a white player who she claims told her son, "You are a n----- and that's all you're going to be," last week during a game against...
  • Local school leaders ask state to delay high-stakes graduation tests

    Local school leaders ask state to delay high-stakes graduation tests
    Local education leaders are pressing the state to delay using tougher, new exams as graduation requirements in Maryland public schools, saying the state can't predict how well students will do on the tests. "Teachers and students will never have seen...
  • Area High School Football Week 6 Games To Watch

    Area High School Football Week 6 Games To Watch
    FRIDAY Hall (4-0) at Southington (4-0), 7 p.m. Why it's big: Key CCC Division I West matchup. Overview: Pivotal game in Class LL playoff race. Southington is No. 2 in the point rankings. Hall is No. 4. About Hall: The Warriors beat East Hartford 49-41...
  • Lucille M. "Doonie" Brooks, music teacher

    Lucille M. "Doonie" Brooks, music teacher
    Lucille M. "Doonie" Brooks, a former longtime city public schools music teacher and a renowned church organist and choir director, died Oct. 9 at her daughter's Catonsville home of congestive heart failure. She was 102. "I call her the Music Matriarch...
  • Student invention earns accolades, funds

    A group of high school students were awarded nearly $10,000 to develop a water purification project they invented for the national Lemelson-MIT competition. The team, primarily teens from Laguna High, was one of 15 to earn grant money during the...
  • MHS students gain experience by running their own café

    MHS students open their own café.  Student enrolled in the culinary program at the school opened their own café in the school in early October.  Students prepare the food themselves and learn hands on business experience. Students at Manchester High...
  • Forced military training for Chinese students encounters resistance

    Forced military training for Chinese students encounters resistance
    The horn outside the military barracks blew at 6 a.m. sharp, but Tao Qixi, 19, and many of her classmates from People's University had been up and in their green fatigues for an hour. Tao, a finance major, had a simple breakfast of bread and porridge to...
  • Glendale educators grow technology courses

    The Glendale Unified school board recently voted to adopt two new courses for middle and high school students centered around technology — another step toward the district’s expanding focus on career-technical education. A new “...