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  • Loyola is requiring baseline concussion testing for every student

    Loyola is requiring baseline concussion testing for every student
    Loyola High School is taking concerns about concussions very seriously. The all-boys Catholic school has taken the unprecedented step of requiring all 1,270 of its students, whether they are athletes or not, to undergo baseline concussion testing....
  • Farming at the OC Fair: Students learn joy, sadness of raising livestock

    Farming at the OC Fair: Students learn joy, sadness of raising livestock
    For many of the students participating in the Junior Livestock Auction at the OC Fair, the auctions Saturday are a bittersweet moment, bringing the sadness of saying goodbye with the prospect of having their months of work rewarded. Below is a closer...
  • George McKenna for L.A. Unified school board

     George McKenna for L.A. Unified school board
    Two candidates with different styles and viewpoints are vying to join the Los Angeles Unified school board, replacing longtime board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died in December. Both of the candidates also hold different beliefs than did...
  • Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne

    Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne
    Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71. "He was a wonderful colleague and one of those special men who told...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Renbrook Summer Adventure Celebrates Its 40th Season

    Renbrook Summer Adventure Celebrates Its 40th Season How do you go from a small sports camp to one that offers international programs? Start with visionary leaders, offer activities to entice all interests of children, hire a dedicated staff, and continue...
  • Dist. 214 still finalizing teachers' contract details

    Dist. 214 still finalizing teachers' contract details
    Township High School District 214 is still finalizing part of its teachers' contract nearly two months after approving a five-year deal to beat a state pension reform deadline. The holdup is due to a clause on voluntary retirement, according to Erin...
  • Avon Theater Group Dedicates Performance To AIDS Researchers

    Avon Theater Group Dedicates Performance To AIDS Researchers
    AVON — A student production this weekend of the musical, "Rent: School Edition," which chronicles the stuggles of young musicians and artists in New York City, will be dedicated to the memory of the AIDS researchers who died when a Malaysian...
  • Ted Toomer, principal of Lyons Creek Middle School

    Ted Toomer, principal of Lyons Creek Middle School
      Q. As a school principal, what do you spend most of your day doing? The majority of my day is spent being a instructional leader. I spend time looking for ways to improve the teaching and learning at my school. I thoroughly enjoy meeting with...
  • Only 21 students took Chinese summer program

     Only 21 students took Chinese summer program
    Twenty-one students proudly graduated from a summer Chinese immersion program in Naperville Community Unit School District 203, but officials lamented that so few took advantage of the opportunity. This is the fifth year for the three-week Startalk...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Locks Public Schools Destroying 2008 Special Education Files

    The Windsor Locks Public Schools Department of Special Services will be destroying Special Education files pursuant to State of Connecticut guidelines on students who graduated in 2008. Transcripts, however, will be retained for 50 years. The Windsor...
  • ACC All Access: U.Va.'s London discusses David Watford's future; Virginia Tech's Beamer talks about Marshawn Williams' weight

    ACC All Access: U.Va.'s London discusses David Watford's future; Virginia Tech's Beamer talks about Marshawn Williams' weight
    Though Virginia quarterback David Watford appears to have redeemed himself after failing to meet some offseason expectations, it remains to be seen if he will or won’t face team-mandated discipline early in the season. At the end of spring...