Latest School Board Stories

2008-09-18 03:00:20

By Cathy Benson cathy.benson@botetourtview.com "We want to be there," County Council of PTAs president Crystal Ware told the Botetourt County School Board on May 8. "We wished we could have come to the workshop on capacity and GIS/attendance lines but setting a meeting at 5 p.m.

2008-09-17 03:00:22

To my surprise and to its credit, the School Board of Richmond voted in May to approve an application for a charter elementary school to be located in the vacant Patrick Henry school building.

2008-09-17 03:00:22

By Anna L. Mallory anna.mallory@roanoke.com 381-8627 Floyd County schools Superintendent Terry Arbogast said Monday that an investigation into just how students at Floyd County High got a glimpse of pornography during a school meeting should be complete by the end of the week.

2008-09-16 09:00:00

By MEG HECKMAN The field of candidates for Concord's school board is eight deep after a last-minute rush to file yesterday afternoon. Six candidates are running for three, three-year seats.

2008-09-15 15:00:28

By TOM KERTSCHER Germantown -- The School Board has taken the rare step of eliminating full-day kindergarten -- which is offered at all but a handful of school districts in Wisconsin -- as it prepares for the second time this year to present voters with a referendum for a new elementary school.

2008-09-14 21:00:16

By BONNIE TAYLOR By BONNIE TAYLOR Record Correspondent HILLSDALE DISTRICT -- The Hillsdale school board approved annual appropriations of nearly $12.7 million for the fiscal year from July 1 to June 30, 2009, up from $12.1 million a year ago.

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Courtney Cutright courtney.cutright@roanoke.com 981-3345 School board Chairman Gary Hostutler officially announced Superintendent James Blevins' plans to retire at Thursday evening's meeting of the Bedford County School Board.

2008-09-12 21:00:23

By Jack Komperda jkomperda@@dailyherald.com The West Chicago High School District 94 school board voted unanimously Tuesday to hire a Glenview-based search firm to find a replacement for its retiring superintendent.

2008-09-12 21:00:23

By Sue Ter Maat smaat@@dailyherald.com The Prospect Heights School District 23 full-day kindergarten committee told the school board on Wednesday it's recommending two classes of full-day kindergarten for what the committee called at- risk kids.

2008-09-12 09:00:41

By MELANIE ASMAR An architectural firm is expected to provide cost estimates early next month for renovating two of the city's elementary schools and building the two schools anew.

Word of the Day
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.