The first day of school elementary school is a whirlwind of kids with carefully done hair dwarfed by their backpacks, parents taking an abundance of photos and teachers gently corralling students toward their name tag-marked desks. It’s a day that represents change: from the dog days of summ…
Sporting a blue and white “E=mc2” Albert Einstein tie, Innovation Academy Principal Michael McConnell greeted dozens of excited parents and students back to school last Thursday, Aug. 10, after more than two months of summer vacation.
When longtime Painted Sky Elementary School parent volunteer and teacher Heidi Radtke was searching for a fun way for kindergarten and first-grade students to practice a variety of comprehension skills, she turned to her fellow educators for ideas.
Andy Morales has managed to combine his passion for sports, children and community service into the creation of the Kicks4Kids program, which provides new shoes to kids in need.
A volunteer crew is seeking to give voters the final say on one of the most controversial education laws passed in this year’s legislative session.
Amphitheater Public Schools’ new vision for elementary school education is officially open after district administration and local dignitaries gathered at Innovation Academy for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, June 2.