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Students in the pink at new Ceres school Nan Austin

CERES — Patricia Kay Beaver Elementary students counted their pennies, painted pink T-shirts and studied healthy living as a community service project, raising money and awareness to fight breast cancer. It was a global cause with a very personal connection for the sc... Read more

October 26, 2014

Students, teachers adjust to iPad initiative Jim Cook

Samantha Garrett uses her iPads to make a lesson about figurative language more engaging for students at Carver Magnet School, showing them how to make a presentation with photos and text on the subject. Outside, students in Emily Mann ’ s class are doing mock inte... Read more

October 25, 2014

Liberty Tech agriculture grows Nick McFerron

Liberty Technology Magnet High School is expanding its agricultural program, using 4.4 acres of land donated by Delta Faucet. A ribbon cutting was held Friday to celebrate Local Foods for Local Schools Day and the expansion of Liberty's agriculture program. &quo... Read more

October 24, 2014

Durfee students 'uncover' artifacts of ancient Egypt Valerie Wells

DECATUR – Archaeologists must be careful when looking for artifacts. As demonstrated by Durfee Magnet School sixth-grader Jonaria Whittle, you don't dig at all. Using a plastic tool something like an ice scraper, Jonaria gently scraped dirt away until a bare hint o... Read more

October 24, 2014

BOO! at the Zoo featuring students’ artwork and talents Staff Reporter

For about 80 students at Vine Middle Magnet School, BOO! at the Zoo is “School at the Zoo.” These talented students are getting a lesson in school-to-life application and putting their creativity to good use this Halloween by providing original artwork and performance... Read more

October 23, 2014

Johns Hill students produce school content for district website Valerie Wells

DECATUR – Thomas Karunas wants to be an architect, but he wants to draw comic strips, too. “I've always liked comics,” said Thomas, a seventh-grader at Johns Hill Magnet School. “It was too hard to take pictures of the paper (it was drawn on), so we figured out how... Read more

October 23, 2014

Community Builder: Leaphart Elementary Principal bridges school and community Mark King

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - You've likely heard the saying "It takes a village to raise a child,” and in the community around Leaphart Elementary School in Lexington-Richland School District 5, the whole village is involved in the betterment of the school. Teachers, ... Read more

October 22, 2014

UHart basketball players teach 3rd grade class Brian Spyros

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Third grade students in Glastonbury are getting a lesson in learning from role models in their community, specifically basketball players from the University of Hartford. But it has nothing to do with playing the game. It’s not everyday you ... Read more

October 22, 2014

H.E. Corley Elementary School earns state recognition for ‘green’ projects on campus Rachel Ham

Only 16 schools in South Carolina can say they’ve gone above and beyond in protecting the Earth this year, and an Irmo school is among them. H. E. Corley Elementary School is one of the newest Certified Green Steps School, a joint program of Keep the Midlands Beaut... Read more

October 21, 2014

CSI: Hickory: HPS school prepares students for careers in forensics Richard Gould

HICKORY, N.C. — The first thing the teenagers noticed when they walked into their class was the murder scene (simulated) in the back of the room. It was a typical morning in Room 231. There was a dead man (mannequin) in the corner. Blood (synthetic) was spattere... Read more

October 20, 2014
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