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  • Academic 'red shirt' program draws women, minorities into engineering

    SEATTLE When she got the letter in summer 2013, Courtney Seto thought it sounded too good to be true. A free program that offered automatic acceptance into the University of Washington's engineering school? Did everyone get this letter? Seto had already...
  • Students, communities worry as recommendation puts schools in limbo

    Students, communities worry as recommendation puts schools in limbo
    Angelica McKnight was sitting in her sixth-period Advanced Placement government class at Heritage High School one afternoon last month when she got the news. Under a proposal before the city school board, she and her classmates could lose their senior...
  • Fire damages classrooms in Garden Grove high school

    Fire damages classrooms in Garden Grove high school
    A classroom wing of Bolsa Grande High School in Garden Grove was damaged Sunday afternoon in a three-alarm fire. About 60 firefighters fought the blaze, which was reported at 1:15 p.m. and contained in about an hour, said Jeff Spargur, division...
  • Essence Awards honor members of GHS Community

    Essence Awards honor members of GHS Community
    Glastonbury High School presented its fall Essence Awards on Dec. 3, and inducted several new members of the school community. "The Essence Awards offer us an opportunity to recognize students and staff members, as well as community members and adults...
  • Preview Capsules: High School Football Semifinal Saturday

    Preview Capsules: High School Football Semifinal Saturday
    CIAC football semifinals. Games start at 2 p.m., unless otherwise noted. CLASS LL – LARGE No. 4 Glastonbury (8-3) at No. 1 Southington (10-0) Outlook: Southington outlasted CCC Division I rival Glastonbury 41-38 in the season opener....
  • Plea for no cuts to health, phys ed at Quakertown

    Plea for no cuts to health, phys ed at Quakertown
    A Quakertown Community High School teacher is urging the district to halt its plan to downsize health and physical education classes. At the Quakertown school board meeting Thursday night, health and physical education teacher Ryan Stettler told the...
  • At Dillard High School, art students get a glimpse of real word with their very own exhibit

    At Dillard High School, art students get a glimpse of real word with their very own exhibit
    From ethereal to abstract styles and from 'radiant mapping' technique to graphic drawing, six seniors at Dillard High School displayed their best artwork in a gallery exhibit Thursday at the school. The students sold many of their pieces, pocketing...
  • Flu bug leads to high absentee rate in Oak Park elementary schools

    Flu bug leads to high absentee rate in Oak Park elementary schools
    Nearly 600 students and staff in Oak Park Elementary District 97 schools were absent on Monday due to illness, with most suffering from flu-like symptoms, district officials said. A total of 563 students — or 9.5 percent of those currently...
  • Author brings anti-bullying message to high school

     Author brings anti-bullying message to high school
    We affect one another. Author Jay Asher intentionally affirmed this when he wrote the 2007 young adult suspense novel "Thirteen Reasons Why," about a teen girl who committed suicide and the people who played a role in her decision to do so. But it...
  • Newport Harbor students, teachers dance like the stars

    Newport Harbor students, teachers dance like the stars
    In Newport Harbor High School's own version of TV's "Dancing With the Stars," teams of students and teachers hit the floor at the school's Robert Wentz Theater on Thursday for the last performance of the two-night "Dancing With the Teachers." The...
  • Holocaust survivors inspire students

    Holocaust survivors inspire students
    Seventy Holocaust survivors inspired an estimated 1,000 high school students by sharing their personal traumatic events at the recent Broward County Student Awareness Day recognizing the importance of Holocaust education. The event has been held...