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  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury High Graduates 19 Eagles

    Recently Simsbury High school graduated 395 students in the Class of 2014. What made this an extra special day is that 19 members of this class have earned their Eagle rank in the Boy Scouts of America. An additional two scouts began with the class and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Newington Music Department Recognized By The NAMM Foundation

    For the third year in a row, the NAMM Foundation has recognized the Newington Music Department as being one of the Best Communities for Music Education in the country. Newington's commitment to a high quality music education experience for their...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Essay Contest

    Connecticut middle school students are invited to enter a contest to express what the heroism and commitment of U.S. veterans means to them. Organizers hope that the long summer gives students the opportunity to give some thought to the 2014 essay...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Ian Carey, Salisbury High School; Amanda Hillegas, Saucon Valley High School; Andrew Nosti, Palmerton High School; Helen O'Connor, Carbon Career & Technical Institute; Nicole Overby, Bethlehem Catholic High School; Cayce Pope, Jim Thorpe High School;...
  • Former ASD chief announces retirement

    Gerald Zahorchak, whose one-year stint as Allentown School District's superintendent ended in turmoil, has announced his retirement as chief of the Greater Johnstown School District. Zahorchak told the Greater Johnstown School Board last week that he...
  • Starting this fall, free breakfasts, lunches available for all CPS students

    Starting this fall, free breakfasts, lunches available for all CPS students
    Starting this fall, all Chicago Public Schools students will be able to get free breakfast and lunch at school. The high number of students living at the poverty level in the district qualified CPS to meet the required threshold for full reimbursement by...
  • Jerilyn Logemann 1942-2014

    Jerilyn Logemann 1942-2014
    Jerilyn "Jeri" Logemann, a professor in Northwestern University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders who also taught in NU's Feinberg School of Medicine, was recognized internationally for her work on swallowing disorders known as...
  • LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops

    LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops
    With minimal discussion, Los Angeles school officials this week authorized contracts for the purchase of six different laptop computers to determine which device and curriculum works best for high school students. The approach is a marked contrast to...
  • Evans High wins grant to train students for backstage theater jobs

    Evans High wins grant to train students for backstage theater jobs
    Evans High School in Orange County has secured a major grant to train students for jobs working backstage for theater companies. The $300,000 award from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation will help train teachers and pay for internships for 50 to 75 students....
  • VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed

    VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed
    My inbox overfloweth, courtesy of college sports' annual July 1 conference realignment celebrations. Louisville to the ACC; Elon to the Colonial Athletic Association; Davidson to the Atlantic 10; East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa to the American Athletic;...
  • DuPage considers funding heroin prevention program for schools

     DuPage considers funding heroin prevention program for schools
    Teachers and staff at 12 DuPage County schools may be getting heroin prevention training and working it into the curriculum this fall if county officials approve of funding for the measure this month. The DuPage County Board is expected to vote on...