| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Visit an elementary school at 10 a.m. in the middle of the week for a third-grade dance festival and you'll be lucky to find viewing space on the playground as you stand among parents with cellphones and iPads deployed in order to record the event.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Six Orange County teachers have been given $1,000 in classroom supplies by OfficeMax. The annual giveaway recognizes the fact that most teachers spend 1,000 out of their pockets on classroom supplies each year.
The company has selected 1,000 teachers...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If ever there was a time warp in La Cañada, it was at Palm Crest Elementary School on Friday, when teachers and students who hadn't set foot on campus for a half-century mixed with curious elementary school kids and faculty at a spirit rally-turned-...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:19 PM
They say records were made to be broken, but it took awhile to top this mark.
Heading into Tuesday, the hottest it had ever been in South Bend on September 10 was 96° way back in 1897.
116 years later, we hit an all-time high for this date of 97°,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Students at Huffman Elementary School got their hands dirty for a good cause on Friday and learned about growing, harvesting and donating.
In 2004, the Huffman potato harvest began teaching students about agriculture. Nine years later, nearly 400-...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Stonegate Elementary School in Irvine has nabbed a federal Blue Ribbon award for the first time in the school's history.
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle and high schools that rank in the top 15%...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Beginning Sept. 26, Produce for Kids and Publix Super Markets will launch the second annual Healthy Families, Helping Kids campaign to raise money for local health and nutrition-based classroom projects. Last year, the campaign raised more than $105,000...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Does the Howard County Public School System hate the poor? Consider the languishing schools in Columbia juxtaposed against the palatial new schools elsewhere. The latest act of animus toward the poor is robbing Wilde Lake Middle School of its long-overdue...
| Sep 16, 2013
A table overflowing with colorful school supplies and even more in bags and boxes arrived at O.M. Tiffany Elementary school Wednesday.
"There's a million pencils!" exclaimed Lawson Kopecky, a student.
Not quite, but employees at the Great Lakes...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:15 AM
Contrary to what seems to be taking place elsewhere, Catholic schools here in the Valley are seeing their enrollment numbers hold steady. The trend is a positive one, we feel, as it is evidence of a strong local desire to maintain and enhance family...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Nancy Ann Gibney Binkley, passed away peacefully in the early morning of Monday, July 8, 2013, in Indianapolis, Ind., just days before her 87th birthday.
Born July 12, 1926, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles Arthur Gibney Sr....