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  • Lake high-schoolers fight for student-government sponsors to get paid

    Lake high-schoolers fight for student-government sponsors to get paid
    Robby Simpson, president of the Mount Dora High School senior class, got a dose of real-world politics as he fought to save student-government associations across Lake County. Despite the pleas of Simpson and other students who stressed the importance...
  • Virtual Reality Software Company Growing, Hiring in East Hartford

    Virtual Reality Software Company Growing, Hiring in East Hartford
    EAST HARTFORD — It took a dozen years for VRSim to become an overnight success. VRSim, a software company that creates virtual reality and desktop-based interactive training exercises, started out doing custom engineering simulations for defense...
  • New Trier student home after adventure at sea

    New Trier student home after adventure at sea
    For New Trier High School junior Mandy Watson, returning to classes this fall was one of the most difficult things she has ever done. That's because her thoughts were miles away, on the sailboat-turned-classroom where she'd spent four months of her...
  • School hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

    School hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Month events
    Wearing pink is serious business at West Broward High School in Pembroke Pines during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The Bobcats baseball team and the Student Organization of Anatomy and Physiology (SOAP) adopted the cause separately four...
  • Lesson of Jefferson High: Students need good teachers, small classes

    Lesson of Jefferson High: Students need good teachers, small classes
    To the editor: The scheduling problems at Jefferson High School require state intervention. It isn't surprising that bureaucratic decisions, inadequate funding, overcrowding, emphasis on testing over content and other factors contribute to poor school...
  • Forced military training for Chinese students encounters resistance

    Forced military training for Chinese students encounters resistance
    The horn outside the military barracks blew at 6 a.m. sharp, but Tao Qixi, 19, and many of her classmates from People's University had been up and in their green fatigues for an hour. Tao, a finance major, had a simple breakfast of bread and porridge to...
  • Apodaca: Sufficient sleep is essential for healthy minds and bodies

    When my younger son was a junior in high school, his packed schedule left appallingly insufficient time for a basic human need: sleep. He was taking four advanced placement classes, played sports, and was co-captain of his school's mock trial team, a...
  • Patapsco special-ed students can't serve coffee at school, will now sell slushies

    Patapsco special-ed students can't serve coffee at school, will now sell slushies
    For Austin Bradburn, a fresh cup of coffee, brewed and delivered during the busy early-morning hallway rush, became an unlikely path into the complex social world of his high school. Bradburn and eight fellow Patapsco High School special-education...
  • Marc Parker, supporter of arts at Barrington High

     Marc Parker, supporter of arts at Barrington High
    Marc Parker sat in the audience for a performance of "Once Upon a Mattress" at Barrington High School in 2008, watching his son on the same stage and in the same play that he had performed in nearly four decades earlier, his mind and heart filling with...
  • Boone High finance teacher wins national urban schools award

    Boone High finance teacher wins national urban schools award
    The director of Boone High School's finance magnet has won a national award for urban educators. Bill Daniel, who oversees finances courses and the on-campus credit union, has won the 2014 Queen Smith Award for Commitment to Urban Education. The honor,...
  • Students encouraged to enter PTA Reflections Program contest

    Northampton Area High School students are encouraged to enter the 2014-15 PTA Reflections Program contest. The theme for this year is "The World Would Be a Better Place if…," according to the high school website. Students may submit entries in the...