| May 23, 2012
Elementary school students in Luling are pulling their resources together to help one of their classmates fight for his life. Vanessa Bolano has the story.
8-year-old Alex Oxford is back at Mimosa Park Elementary in Luling after weeks of being absent....
| Aug 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Christina Hammer-Atkins remembers school often being boring.
So as a teacher, she strives to have engaging and exciting lessons for her students.
“I teach for a variety of reasons. One is I hated school as a kid. That’s something that a...
| Jun 2, 2012
The Maryland Pesticide Network (MPN) appreciates The Sun's extensive and fair coverage of the dispute regarding the current Lyme disease study being conducted in Maryland by the state's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and theU.S. Centers for...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has joined with states nationwide to proclaim June as Great Outdoors Month.
In the proclamation, Gov. Daugaard states that a connection with nature is an essential component of our physical well-being - time outside combats...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:32 AM
American children are taking fewer antibiotics now than 10 years ago, but prescriptions to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have increased, according to a new report by the Food and Drug Administration.
FDA researchers analyzed...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:09 PM
ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child's age and development.
Causes ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 2:22 PM
A Food and Drug Administration study says antibiotic use among kids dropped 14 percent from 2002 to 2010. According to researchers, doctors are being more judicious about ordering prescriptions, out of fear of antibiotic resistance.
At the same time that...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:48 PM
As kids watch their last few days of summer vacation slowly slip away, their parents are preparing them for a return to the classroom. Some kids can't wait to get back to school, where they can continue their studies and spend time with their friends....
| Jul 7, 2012
| 10:19 AM
As their 5-year-old daughter, Jacey, and her older sister, Natalie, 7, got in their starting positions for the 25-meter backstroke, their parents, Tiffany and Robert Regan, said they wished the circumstances were different.
Jacey, who was diagnosed...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 4:07 PM
7-year-old Mya Bartlett does not like to talk about the accident that fractured her skull and left her with traumatic brain damage. It happened in April, 2010. She fell on a soccer ball, fell backward, and hit her head. The Hello Kitty ponytail holder she...
| Sep 28, 2012
Because the good-looking, well-liked kids crave even more validation than they get simply by walking through the halls, many high schools hold elections about this time every fall to name a homecoming king and queen.
Some students take this ritual very...