Sierra Sands board voices concern about 'late start' bill
Gridley Herald
Jerry Brown's desk that would push back start times for middle- and high-school students inspired a call to action from Sierra Sands Board of Education directors Thursday night. .... grown, obviously phenomenally over the decades, many of the school ...


Fox 32 Chicago

Boy, 13, brings balloons filled with cocaine to California middle school
Fox 32 Chicago
(FoxNews.com) - A 13-year-old boy brought balloons full of cocaine to his school Friday, resulting in medical exams for a group of his schoolmates, police said. Fortunately, all of the children tested negative, FOX 26 of Fresno reported. The students ...


WSB Atlanta

Georgia middle school principal dies in tragic accident
WSB Atlanta
"It is with the heaviest of hearts and many prayers that we make our community aware of the passing of beloved Gilmer Middle School Principal, Larry Walker, following a tragic accident late yesterday. We wake this morning deeply saddened and shocked.

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Montana Standard

School District bond issue for safety, East Middle School renovation deserves your support
Montana Standard
But in addition, the bond will provide new life and functionality to East Middle School, and we feel making those changes a priority is absolutely vital. All of the district's students funnel through East for those pivotal middle-school years when so ...

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Canton Repository

Malone University Teacher of the Month: Derrick Showell Jr., Alliance City Schools
Canton Repository
Eric Frazee is an excellent government teacher and middle school football coach who does a great job engaging students and opening up their ability to see government from a variety of viewpoints. Eric went over ... Louisville High School. Leopard ...


Canton Repository

Malone University Teacher of the Month: Karla Nalepa, Lake Local Schools
Canton Repository
Eric Frazee is an excellent government teacher and middle school football coach who does a great job engaging students and opening up their ability to see government from a variety of viewpoints. Eric went over and beyond this .... Oakwood Middle ...

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Bucks County Courier Times

Bucks, Montgomery public school paychecks topped $1 billion in 2017
Bucks County Courier Times
In June, the Pennsbury School Board voted to promote Theresa Ricci, a former middle school principal, to a newly created position of director of secondary education. At that time, district officials said Ricci's salary would increase from $145,049 to ...

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The Intelligencer

Extracurricular activities mean extra cash for local teachers
The Intelligencer
Bedesem serves as a special education teacher and received a base salary of $109,740. In addition he received $12,201 for working in the extended school year, $10,609 as football coach, $3,490 as equipment manager and $1,639 for weight training, the ...

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Naperville Community Television

Sports Story Sunday: Flag Football Replaces Tackle in Middle Schools
Naperville Community Television
Due to decreasing participation numbers and safety concerns, the jr high and middle school tackle football programs in districts 203 and 204 were replaced by flag football this fall. Sports Story Sunday explores the innagural flag football season to ...


Salem School District in the middle of report card pack
SalemNews.net
He said the state needs to take into account soft skills and how involvement in extracurriculars and sports helps get students ready for life. Why isn't there a measure for that? Bottom line, Shivers said schools have to be accountable. Can Salem do ...

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San Francisco Chronicle

Kids hospitalized after cocaine balloons brought to Calif. middle school
San Francisco Chronicle
Multiple students were hospitalized Friday after a 13-year-old boy brought balloons full of cocaine to a Central Valley middle school, according to the Tulare County Sheriff's Office. At first, after students discovered the two balloons on the ...
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10-year-old Pikes Peak-region charter school breaks ground on new building with new name
Colorado Springs Gazette
“We're excited to be part of the Forest Meadows community and serve an under-served area of D-49,” he said. “We're hoping families will follow us. We want to give students the ability to have the elementary and middle school experience and stay with us ...


The Mercury

New Upper Perk Middle School behind schedule
The Mercury
PENNSBURG — The Upper Perkiomen School Board voted unanimously Thursday to move $50,000 from a contingency fund to pay overtime salaries in an attempt to get the $60 million middle school project back on schedule. As of Thursday night, the ...


Gaston Gazette

State of football: Gaston County middle school coaches already adapting to rapidly changing game
Gaston Gazette
A proving ground for young talents, middle school football has been a fall mainstay in Gaston County. Yet as studies linking frequent football-related collisions with brain injuries, coaches are changing their approach to the game as well. Twenty-five ...


Veronica E. Connor Middle School to celebrate 50th anniversary
Niagara Frontier Publications
Opened in the 1968-69 school year as Grand Island Middle School, it became known as Veronica E. Connor Middle School in December of 1996, named after Connor, the popular supervising principal who was instrumental in moving the Grand Island ...


Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco parks commission weighing sites for inclusive playground
Waco Tribune-Herald
Senior Park Planner Tom Balk presented the board with five preliminary site options this week, and members signaled favor for an area near Indian Spring Middle School off University Parks Drive, Northern Gateway in Cameron Park or a site near the ...

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Middle School Softball: Ringgold wins again
Northwest Georgia News
The Ringgold Lady Tigers improved to 14-1 on the season after a 15-3 non-region win over Red Bud on Friday. Ringgold pounded out 16 hits, including three each from Riley Heard, Zoey DeFoor and Maddy Lee. Maddy Bacon and Bre Freeman had two hits ...


Laredo Morning Times

Middle school students participate in AEP commercial featuring STEM skills
Laredo Morning Times
Lights, camera, action! These were the words coming from the halls of Cigarroa Middle School as several seventh-grade robotic students were called one by one for their make-up and hair session. The robotics students recently had the opportunity to ...


Concord Monitor

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements
Concord Monitor
... assists and Azaylia Clifton had her first shutout of the season in her first year playing goalie. □Rose Finlayson, Isabella Upton, Charlotte Presti, Hannah Hoyt and Addi Bradds each had goals as the Hopkinton Middle School field hockey team beat ...


Seeing double at Daniel Morgan Middle School
The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — In the eighth-grade class at Daniel Morgan Middle School the odds seem to be in students' favor as there are eight sets of twins out of about 300 students. Most of the twins in the grade are fraternal, which means they don't look alike.

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