The price was too high, so the renovation of the Central Elementary School gymnasium will not include a heating and air conditioning upgrade at this time. Options presented at the Lewis Central school board meeting Monday suggested costs could go up by as much as $1 million if a newer system were installed.
Occasionally, I receive letters from lovely young people seeking guidance on their future life choices. As a successful father, more or less, to a number of kids of my own (more than a six-pack, less than a case), I try to help them out as ideal I can. — JW Dear Jack, I’m about to graduate from high school and was thinking about going into medicine.
Alison Davis-Blake will be the new Edward J. Frey Dean of the Ross School of Business effective Aug. 22, pending approval from the University of Michigan Board of Regents. Davis-Blake is the current dean of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. “I am very excited for the opportunity to lead the Ross School of Business,” Davis-Blake stated in a news release.
A future building on the St. John Neumann Catholic High School campus in Naples will exist because a 1997 graduate died – but it will be a building that celebrates life. Principal Denny Denison told a crowd of about 100 gathered at the school Wednesday that he hopes construction will start this year on the Justin Holecek Student Life Center, made possible by a matching allow of $4 million pledged by his parents, Bruce and Jeri Holecek of Naples.
WATERLOO, Iowa — The Waterloo and Cedar Falls schoolsdistricts have been given the go-ahead nod to continue planningfuture building construction and renovation projects. Voters in both districts Tuesday overwhelmingly approved thedistricts’ revenue purpose statements, which outline how the schoolboards can spend 1 percent sales tax funds collected between 2019and 2029.
Saturday, January 29, 2011 | 3:16 p.m. CST COLUMBIA — A committee in charge of redrawing attendance boundaries for Columbia’s public schools has stepped up preparation for a series of community forums in March. At a meeting Thursday, members of the Secondary Enrollment Planning Committee listed issues that could impact the process of revising boundaries — transportation routes, socio-economic balance, logical divisions, the district’s transfer policy, future city growth and keeping elementary school classmates together.
JEFFERSON COUNTY – After last year, Marty Martin, Adam Morroni and Summer Stafford say Deer Creek Middle School needed something like this. After last year, they wanted to look into the future, not the past. Along with other teams from Deer Creek, the eighth graders entered the Future City competition in the Colorado Science Engineering and Mathematics program.
Blythewood, SC (WLTX) – During President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address Tuesday, he talked a lot about focusing education on math and science. There is one group in the Midlands who already seem to be on the right track. A group of Blythewood Middle School students are on their way to Washington, D.C., after they won the SC Regional National Engineers Week Future City Competition.
Parents in Washoe County are taking advantage of the growing inventory of school choices that are emerging private, church and charter schools which gives students an opportunity for more focused and successful learning. In addition to district-sponsored charter schools, Washoe County School District officials have developed a strategy to establish specific academies focused on career/technical curriculum, as well as some more focused on academics.
The Cabrillo Unified School District Board’s opening meeting of 2011 was notable for the approval of a new Energy and Water Use policy that will make all future building projects at District schools energy neutral in compliance with California’s Green Code. Superintendent Rob Gaskill described the measure as a “cutting edge policy” and believes Cabrillo is the first School District in the say to undertake such a green initiative. The 7 p.m.