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  • Laguna Beach man to run Tanzania educational foundation

     Laguna Beach man to run Tanzania educational foundation
    From his days at Laguna Beach High School, it wasn't hard to predict that Jake Wheeler might have a positive influence on the world. Wheeler was the school's student body president and male athlete of the year. After graduating in 2004, he went on to...
  • District 308 looks to buy new materials to teach reading and writing

    A team of nearly 100 teachers and administrators at Oswego-based Community Unit School District 308 are recommending the district spend about $3.6 million over the next six years to purchase new materials to teach students reading and writing skills....
  • Cramming more history and civics into an already crowded curricula won't work

    It's a given that every citizen in a democratic republic must be well-versed in civics and history to fully understand national issues as well as global affairs. However, stuffing more American history and civics classes into already crowded high...
  • Students must fully understand the principles that make America great

    If U.S. high-school graduates don't understand the principles of freedom and equality essential to American government and the historical roots of these principles, how can we expect them to affirm and defend these principles as adults? Many people are...
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Friends of Hall Memorial Library seeking book donations ELLINGTON - The Friends of Hall Memorial Library in Ellington are asking for donations for our Book Cellar and upcoming April Book Sale. We accept donations of good clean books, CDs DVDs and audio...
  • Community news for Manchester edition

    Engagement STAFFORD SPRINGS - Kevin Smith of Stafford Springs and Kelly Branham of Winter Park, Fla., were recently engaged. Smith, the son of Walter and Mary Smith, graduated of East Catholic High School in Manchester and attended Providence College...
  • Simsbury High Principal Takes New Role In School System

    SIMSBURY — Neil Sullivan, principal of Simsbury High School for 11 years, has been appointed as the school system's director of personnel. The school board appointed Sullivan Tuesday, and he will assume his new duties starting July 1. "At this...
  • Officials: Crystal Lake teen suicides highlight prudence needed in response

    Officials: Crystal Lake teen suicides highlight prudence needed in response
    When two teenage friends took their lives in Crystal Lake days apart this month, school and community leaders felt they needed to address the deaths but were wary of just how. With students sharing unfiltered expressions of grief on social media and...
  • Manchester Girl Scout Champions Composting

    Manchester Girl Scout Champions Composting
    Samantha Barisano, a Girl Scout with Manchester Senior Troop 10631, wanted to show just how much food waste her high school was accumulating and how composting could be a benefit. Barisano, of Vernon, is a 16-year-old junior at Rockville High School...
  • Raise the rim: Would boosting the basket increase fundamentals?

    J.J. Barea, generously listed at 6-foot, didn't take long to shoot down the notion that it might be time for basketball to raise the rims from 10 feet. "No," Barea said, shaking his head. He paused and then smiled. "That'd be awful for me," he said....
  • Over 40 students suspended in grade-changing scheme

    A high school in southern Louisiana has suspended at least 45 students as part of an investigation into a student who changed grades through a web-based computer program. Beau Chene (SHEN) High School principal Keith James tells The Advertiser (http://...