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Middle Schools

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  • There's a bit of a 'Blind Side' in Duke's Laken Tomlinson

    It's cold, the 10-year-old Jamaican immigrant thought. He had never seen snow, never needed a sweater and now there he was, in Chicago in March. Football was still soccer in his mind. He hadn't yet set his heart on becoming a doctor. And no one had read...
  • Albert T. 'Tom' Rochfort Jr., teacher

    Albert T. 'Tom' Rochfort Jr., teacher
    Albert T. "Tom" Rochfort Jr., a retired Baltimore County public school educator, died Monday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of an aortic aneurysm. He was 65. The son of Albert T. Rochfort Sr., an advertising executive, and...
  • Season Preview 2014: Art events in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Art events in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens The museum is at 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $4...
  • Virginia releases SOL score results

    Virginia releases SOL score results
    The Virginia Department of Education has just released SOL test scores for school divisions statewide. Students made modest gains statewide in math, improving from 71 percent passing in 2012-2013 to 74 percent this past school year. "The gains...
  • Hampton looks for more math teachers

    Hampton looks for more math teachers
    HAMPTON — As the clock winds down to the start of the school year, Hampton City Schools needs seven more math teachers. Some classrooms will be without full-time teachers when classes begin Tuesday. The school division plans to use certified...
  • Making Of A Head Coach: Brush With Mortality As Teenager Fortified Husky Coach's Football Passion

    Making Of A Head Coach: Brush With Mortality As Teenager Fortified Husky Coach's Football Passion
    Elementary school officials had concerns about what was going on at home when a young Bob Diaco showed up one day with his arms all smashed up. It seems Diaco, in third grade at the time, was toughening himself up for football. He took on a concrete...
  • Teachers undergo a common experience

    Teachers undergo a common experience
    For a couple days this week, Laguna Beach Unified School District math teachers reversed roles and became students again. Beginning Tuesday, about 15 middle- and high-school teachers sat at desks grouped together inside a Thurston Middle School...
  • Northbrook, Glenview school leaders take ice bucket challenge

    Northbrook, Glenview school leaders take ice bucket challenge
    Northbrook Junior High School Principal Scott Meek closed his eyes and clasped his hands on his lap in anticipation of being doused with a bucket of cold water. "It's a way to kick off the school year on a positive note," said Meek moments after he...
  • Middletown Students And Teachers Begin New School Year

    Middletown Students And Teachers Begin New School Year
    MIDDLETOWN — Students and teachers returned to classes Thursday morning to begin the 2014-15 school year. Superintendent Patricia Charles said besides some bus delays for the elementary students, the start to the year was smooth. She said wait...
  • First Day Of School In Canton Is On Wednesday

    First Day Of School In Canton Is On Wednesday
    CANTON — Students and staff returned for the first day of school on Wednesday morning, with about 1,650 students expected to come through the doors that day. Superintendent of Schools Kevin Case said on Wednesday afternoon that he is happy with how...
  • First Day Of School In Avon Is On Thursday

    First Day Of School In Avon Is On Thursday
    AVON — Teachers along with more than 3,000 students kicked off the new school year on Thursday with their first day of classes. The intersection of West Avon and Country Club roads was jammed with traffic shortly after 7 a.m. on Thursday as...