Voorhees High School named Special Olympics National Unified Champion School
The Unified initiative at Voorhees High School began during the 2016-2017 school year with a grant from the Special Olympics of New Jersey to launch Unified Sports. Students with and without disabilities play together on one team ... An added benefit ...

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Vaca middle school student, others win Constitution Essay Contest
As expressed in those sentences, her incisive thoughts were enough for judges to award Husby, an eighth-grader at Vacaville Christian Middle School, the $300 grand prize in the middle school division of the seventh annual countywide contest. Her essay ...

In Hillsborough, the options include 137 private schools
Tampa Bay Times
The choices include religious schools, independent and secular schools, and schools for students with disabilities or special needs in every grade level. Some are a combination of all of the above. In the coming weeks and months, many private schools ...

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For choice options, Hernando families turn to magnets, charters, private schools
Tampa Bay Times
Like other communities in Florida, Hernando County offers a range educational choices for families, including traditional public schools, charter schools, private schools and special magnet programs. While it seems like the school year has just started ...

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Navy wide receiver Taylor Jackson has a smile as big as his heart
At Texas High, Jackson befriended a special needs youngster named Marten “Buster” Griffin and they soon became inseparable. Jackson partnered with ... Sadly, Griffin suffered a seizure in his sleep and died about a year after he and Jackson graduated ...

New Ulm school officials ask senators to reduce 'burdensome' special education paperwork  Mankato Free Press

New Ulm representatives presented a proposal to the Senate Education Policy Committee at the State Capitol.

Killeen: District could face sanctions over middle school melee  KWTX

A local school district could face sanctions after self-reporting a melee during a middle school football game as a result of which players were suspended or ...

Murals at middle school a pick-me-up for students | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

An encouraging word every once in a while can do wonders for someone feeling down. Sometimes where they receive those confidence builders can be a little ...

Two Pasco teachers die in murder-suicide in Kennewick  Tri-City Herald

The Pasco elementary school teacher killed in a murder-suicide this week lived her life trying to help others. Laura R. Cole, 35, was a champion for animals, ...

Park City Education Foundation builds its special education funding  The Park Record

Every week, students at Treasure Mountain Junior High show up to work. They take the teachers' orders, make coffee and serve the drinks from a coffee cart in ...

5-year-old special-needs child left on bus for 7 hours in Fort Worth school district  Star-Telegram

A kindergarten student at Lowry Road Elementary school with FWISD was left unattended on a bus through most of the day. The bus driver and attendant ...

Concord Monitor

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements
Concord Monitor
Concord High School and Rundlett Middle School winter sports registration is open. Register at More detailed information is located on the CHS and RMS websites under Athletics. Registration ...

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Marietta Times

Murals at middle school a pick-me-up for students
Marietta Times
Hannah Kitchen, an AmeriCorps college guide at Washington State Community College, organized an effort to put inspirational quotes and murals in the restrooms at the school to help combat bullying for AmeriCorps' Day of Service. According to its ...

Valdosta Daily Times

Special Olympics: Bowling bonds students
Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — To promote inclusion of special-needs students, an individual bowling event was held at Jac's Bowling Lanes Tuesday. It was hosted by the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority as ... Middle and high school school students ...

'The school district is the heart of our community. Let's take good care of our heart' - Vote yes for school ...
Detroit Lakes Online
It also includes building systems and infrastructure improvements at the four schools and larger and more efficient commons and eating areas, more gymnasium space for physical education; varsity, middle school and elementary sports practices, hosting ...

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Oklahoma middle school students surprise classmate fighting rare disease
EDMOND, Okla. - Oklahoma middle school students transformed their school into Hogwarts Castle to help a classmate fighting a rare illness. Seventh-grader Teague Niebrugge had a dream to go to Harry Potter World in Orlando, Florida. For Halloween, he ...
OK middle school transforms school for classmate fighting rare diseaseKXXV News Channel 25
Middle school students pull off surprise for 'Harry Potter' fan fighting rare diseaseKTRK-TV

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Virginia Middle-School Boy Charged With Inappropriately Touching Classmates
NBC4 Washington
A 12-year-old Northern Virginia boy was charged with sexual battery after girls in his class reported that he touched them inappropriately. The student at Rippon Middle School in Dumfries is accused of touching sixth-grade girls starting in September.


Doolen Middle School on soft lock down
TUCSON, Ariz. - Doolen Middle School, located on Grant and Country Club, was on soft lockdown this afternoon. The Tucson Police Department has confirmed that the school went on a self-imposed lockdown after a domestic dispute between parents ...
TUSD middle school put on soft lockdownKVOA Tucson News

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Kids get kick out of special event
Half Moon Bay Review
On Thursday, student-athletes from Cunha Intermediate School, El Granada Elementary School, Terra Nova High School in Pacifica, and El Portal Transition and Palos Verdes Middle schools in San Bruno took the field for a morning-long event. ... These ...

Hidden Oaks Middle School fire under investigation as arson
SW News Media
Updated 2:00 p.m.. The Minnesota State Fire Marshal and the Prior Lake Police Department is investigating whether arson was behind a small fire that led the evacuation of students and staff at Prior Lake's Hidden Oaks Middle School early Tuesday.

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