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Middle Schools

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  • West Coast waters still safe from radioactivity, but testing continues

    Remember all those headlines after the Fukushima reactor disaster in 2011? “The Coast Is Toast.” “Holy Fukushima – Radiation From Japan Is Already Killing North Americans.” “28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being...
  • Parents brainstorm ways to educate black students

    Parents brainstorm ways to educate black students
    RIVIERA BEACH — With the shooting of an 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., on their minds, about 50 parents gathered at Suncoast High School on Tuesday to brainstorm the best ways to educate African-American boys who they say are too often mislabeled...
  • Sister Mary Helena Murphy, educator

    Sister Mary Helena Murphy, educator
    Sister Mary Helena Murphy, a retired parochial school educator who was a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame for 65 years, died Aug. 14 of peripheral artery disease at her order's Villa Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore...
  • New middle school principal at DKJA

    Sydney Siegel, the new middle school principal at Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA), really believes in the Boca Raton school. "I believe so much in this school — what we do and what we have to offer," said Siegel, who is now in her 13th year at...
  • New superintendent, teachers, programs at Sterling Community School

    When the approximately 450 students return for classes at the Sterling Community School on Aug. 27, they'll be greeted by new programs, teachers and a new superintendent. Brenda Needham is taking over for interim Superintendent Dr. H. Kaye Griffin,...
  • Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag

    Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag
    HARTFORD — Newly released science scores from the state's 2014 standardized exams indicate a trend of improvement for Hartford fifth-graders — and an ongoing struggle in the subject for the city's high school sophomores, according to state...
  • Few problems reported as Lake students ring in new school year

    Few problems reported as Lake students ring in new school year
    Isis Ramirez, a fourth-grader at Eustis Heights Elementary, arrived for the first day of school this week wearing a pink polo shirt adorned with the school's logo, a khaki skort and Nike tennis shoes. Ramirez, 9, was excited to see her friends and...
  • Letter: Problem wasn't really the insulation

    The Burbank Leader of Aug. 13 regarding the noxious odor in several offices and classrooms at Jordan Middle School only tells half the story. The issue at the school wasn’t “poorly drying wet attic insulation,” but it was attic...
  • Why not redesign summer?

    During a recent summer school visit, while children built simple machines out of Dixie Cups and straws, I heard a teacher tell her students "redesign your project, don't be afraid to rebuild it." When it comes to education reform in Virginia, maybe we...
  • District 365U academic performance heading in 'right direction'

    District 365U academic performance heading in 'right direction'
    Valley View School District 365U students' academic progress is headed in an encouraging direction, but there is work that remains to be done, according to a presentation by district officials at the Aug. 11 board meeting. "What this data tells us is we...
  • Lyman Memorial prepares for new school year

    Heading into the new school year at Lyman Memorial High School, Principal James Apicelli is enthusiastic about changes that will greet students as they arrive on Aug. 27. The school district received 180 new laptop computers recently, and 60 of those will...