Middle School

Middle School Arts Programs Built To Enhance Learning Across Disciplines

Today’s middle schoolers in California are encouraged to explore visual art concepts important to them, through elective and special interest classes.

03/04/2015

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

Law enforcement gather in the parking lot after a shooting at Sparks Middle School October 21, 2013 in Sparks, Nevada. A staff member was killed and two students were injured after a student opened fire at the Nevada middle school. The suspected gunman was also killed. (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Sparks Middle School Shooter Identified As 12-Year-Old Jose Reyes

Police in Sparks, Nev., say Reyes brought a 9mm ruger semiautomatic pistol from his home and killed a math teacher and shot two other students, before turning the gun on himself.

10/24/2013

Lodi crash

Lodi In Mourning After Six-Car Accident Kills Nearly Entire Family

The sole survivor from her family in the crash was 9-year-old Jorge. He’s currently fighting for his life at a Sacramento hospital.

10/23/2013

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012