Students Walked Out In Silence to Protest Bullying

A protest led by seventh graders had a powerful impact, as students walked out in silence to protest bullying. At Barstow Junior High School, the silent protest lasted about 15 minutes.  Students walked out of their classrooms, and gathered outside in the middle of...

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Excerpt from Earning Admission: Real Strategies for Getting into High Selective Colleges Be Open Minded and Diligent to Reduce the Cost of Your Child’s College The only part of the college application process that may be more daunting than persuading an admission...

Keyboard Skills Now Taught in Elementary School

It used to be just reserved for high school, but keyboard skills now taught in elementary school are part of the routine curriculum. At King Science and Technology Magnet Center, eighth graders spend time before the start of their class practicing keyboarding.  Just...

ComiCon Hosted By Middle School

A ComiCon hosted by middle school students and teachers is now in its fourth successful year, and is a great boost to learning language arts and science subjects with creativity. At Triton Central Middle School, fifth graders dressed up as superheros.  Some had capes...

The GRIT for Success

Most high school study halls are quiet places to do homework, but at Wood River High School active socializing is part of giving students the GRIT for success. GRIT stands for Growing Rigor Initiative Integrity and Tenacity. GRIT is a support class for honors and AP...

Drones Are Coming to High School

Drones are coming to high school as the need to show students about real world technology is growing. “The goal is to always be out front — cut these kids loose and put them in a place where they can grow,” said Lee Butterfield, a 34-year-old South High...