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  • Trying to encourage women to become engineers

    WASHINGTON Jennifer Boykin broke some stereotypes when she was young. She was the first girl to play Little League baseball in St. Louis. She excelled in math and science, encouraged by her father, an engineer for an aerospace company. When she earned a...
  • UConn Recruit Samuelson Named WBCA Player of Year

    Katie Lou Samuelson of Mater Dei High in Santa Ana, Calif., and one of three incoming UConn freshmen in the Class of 2015, is the 2015 WBCA High School Player of the Year Samuelson, a 6-foot-3 forward, is averaging 29.3 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.4...
  • Costly campaigns for District 86 School Board

    Costly campaigns for District 86 School Board
    At the gathering to kick off the campaign to elect Jennifer Planson, Bill Carpenter and Kathleen Hirsman to the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board, campaign manager Joan Brandeis said they warned the people there it would be a costly campaign. "We...
  • Parking fees jump at Glenbrook high schools

    Glenbrook High School students who drive to school next year will pay $15 more for the privilege. Glenbrook District 225 school board members on Monday voted unanimously to raise the parking fee to $300, to recoup more of what officials said are the...
  • Top-Ranked Farmington, Capital Prep Could Meet In Semis

    Top-Ranked Farmington, Capital Prep Could Meet In Semis
    When the CIAC tournament pairings came out Wednesday, it was not surprising to see that the Farmington High girls basketball team, No. 2 in The Courant's rankings and undefeated in the regular season, was No. 1 in Class L. But Capital Prep-Hartford &#...
  • Slate emerges in District 113 school contest

    Slate emerges in District 113 school contest
    Four of the seven candidates running for seats on the Township High School District 113 school board have formed a slate to campaign collectively on a common platform of open dialogue and transparency. Incumbent David Small has joined with first-time...
  • Enfield Teacher Recognized As 'Outstanding U.S. History Teacher Of The Year'

    Enfield Teacher Recognized As 'Outstanding U.S. History Teacher Of The Year'
    ENFIELD – Enfield Public Schools high school social studies department chair Sean Patrick Crane credits the teachers he had as a student in town for his own teaching career. Crane, a 1987 graduate of Enfield High, will be recognized in March as...
  • Leyden students teaching teachers about online culture

    Leyden students teaching teachers about online culture
    A small group of Leyden students will try to educate teachers on online behavior during presentations at two conferences over the next few weeks. Five students working with Assistant Principal Andrew Sharos at West Leyden High School will present on the...
  • 2 prep teams in Tennessee caught tanking, banned from postseason

    2 prep teams in Tennessee caught tanking, banned from postseason
    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Two Tennessee high school girls basketball teams have been pulled from the postseason for trying to lose a game to avoid the top-ranked team and improve their chances of advancing to the state tournament. The programs at...
  • Update: Gloucester Robodukes qualify for world championship

    Update: Gloucester Robodukes qualify for world championship
    Feb. 24 update: Gloucester High School's VEX Robotics Team will be competing in the VEX Robotics Competition World Championship to be held April 15-18 in Louisville, Kentucky. Both teams A and B had a successful weekend at the Virginia State VEX...
  • Hunger Action Team meets at East Hartford High School

    The East Hartford Hunger Action Team held a meeting at East Hartford High School on Thursday, Feb. 19, to discuss ways to help make sure nobody in town goes hungry. HAT is a group of individuals and organizations working to combat hunger issues in various...