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  • High schoolers' experiment lost again on launch failure

    Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space. Instead they got a life lesson about loss, but more importantly about determination, as they watched their experiment get wiped out for the...
  • Marjorie Nystrom, teacher, dies at 74

     Marjorie Nystrom, teacher, dies at 74
    Marjorie Esther Nystrom taught biology and ecology for more than 30 years at high schools in Lombard and Glen Ellyn. "She loved biology, but she loved working with kids even more," said Chris Schwarz, a retired Glenbard East High School biology teacher....
  • High schoolers' experiment lost again on launch failure

    High schoolers' experiment lost again on launch failure
    Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space. Instead they got a life lesson about loss, but more importantly about determination as they watched their experiment get wiped out...
  • Broward students receive teen mentoring honors

    Broward students receive teen mentoring honors
    The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy recently honored 15 Broward County Public Schools students with its Teen Trendsetters Excellence Award for leadership and service. The youngest mentor to be honored was Rose Katherine Calnan, a student...
  • High school teachers enroll in summer manufacturing lessons

    Ten Connecticut high school and college educators are in summer school. They're using the summer to learn the latest industry practices and technologies they can use in lesson plans for their students. The Connecticut Business & Industry Association...
  • Olympic medalist returns to Bloom High School to give back

    Olympic medalist returns to Bloom High School to give back
    Bloom Township High School helped create the mettle of the man. Now the man's medal, won with the help of Bruce Jenner, may help Bloom. Jan Johnson, the 1972 Olympic bronze medalist in the pole vault, is hosting a clinic Aug. 14-15 at the Chicago...
  • Commentary: Estancia's 50th suggests a missed opportunity at Mesa

    Re: "Time capsule from 1965 and 1990 surfaces at Estancia High" (June 17): It was nice to see Estancia High School commemorating its 50th anniversary with special ceremonies and festivities. I wish Costa Mesa High School would have done something similar...
  • From Dropout To Dean, Hartford Educator A Study in Hard Work

    From Dropout To Dean, Hartford Educator A Study in Hard Work
    HARTFORD — The salve of hard work flowed like a river for Iris Ramos, trying to drown the decades-old shame that rippled in her life. "It's like, you feel so bad about yourself," Ramos said in her sunlit office at M.D. Fox Elementary School. "Oh...
  • 3 groups to present plans for Dyett High School campus

    3 groups to present plans for Dyett High School campus
    Three community groups will pitch their visions for the Dyett High School campus on the South Side at a public hearing Wednesday. The proposals for Dyett, which is closing after the last day of school Friday, include a sports-focused academy, an arts...
  • Tolland High School grads told 'attitude is everything'

    Tolland High School's Class of 2015 celebrated its graduation with a first for the town, as siblings Molli and Eric Goetz held the top spots of valedictorian and salutatorian. On Friday, June 19, the two joined more than 200 of their fellow classmates...
  • GHS Class of 2015 sparks some new traditions

    In a new tradition designed to be a show of unity, Griswold High School's Class of 2015 was a sea of Griswold green instead of the former green and white. But another new tradition – the option to decorate their mortarboards – gave this year's...