Attendance Week activities promote long-term success

Attendance Week activities promote long-term success

Above, clockwise from left, A Grape Street Elementary student walks the red carpet; Hollywood High promotes attendance awareness; the Marlton School rewards students for perfect attendance. By Dr. Michelle Castelo Alferes Director of Pupil Services Student Health and...
Parkland students discuss safe schools ahead of the March for Our Lives

Parkland students discuss safe schools ahead of the March for Our Lives

Above, Hayley Licata, left, and Mia Freeman, juniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Fla., share their stories of the Feb. 14 shooting at their school. Sharing their stories publicly for the first time since the Feb. 14 mass shooting at their school, two...
KPMG fosters love of learning with donation of literacy

KPMG fosters love of learning with donation of literacy

Above, KPMG volunteer Alyse Hayashi reads to first-graders at Ninth Street Elementary School. For Ninth Street Elementary School fourth-grader Jacob North, tackling a “chapter book” or peeling back the cover of a science fiction comic book is like opening...
‘Youth Dreaming’ enchants as LD-Central students showcase their talents

‘Youth Dreaming’ enchants as LD-Central students showcase their talents

Above, clockwise from bottom left, Viver Brasil wows the crowd with its interpretation of the African diaspora; and ballet dancers from the BrockUsRED Dance Company give an emotional performance. (Photos courtesy Dave D’Lugo) It may have been cold and drizzling...
12 magnet programs honored with National Merit Awards

12 magnet programs honored with National Merit Awards

Above, are the magnet coordinators from the schools honored by the Magnet Schools of America. Front row, from left, Alise Caynen, Marilena Franco, Tabitha Thigpen, Laurie Vallejo, Marleen Riewthong, Fanny Arana, Dawn Brown and Xiutleth Santibanez. Back row, Sam...