When faced with a move, one of the main concerns for families is selecting a new school. During the school year, children will spend more hours at school than at home each day, making this decision of utmost importance. The right school can ignite a passion for learning, improve self-confidence, and provide positive social interactions. Your school will be the place you spend time as a family and where friendships will develop. Choosing the Right School Begin by creating a list of the things that you value. Consider any special needs, opportunities for athletic and arts development, academic rigor, and then seek to find the best fit for all children in the family. Preliminary research should be completed online to help narrow your choices to your top two or three schools. A few…
What just happened here?
What just happened here? O’Shaun McGary, 10, reacts as Southview High science teacher Sarah Gladieux uses the heat from her hands to expand air in a balloon that had shrunk when covered with liquid nitrogen during the first STEM — or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics — night at Glendale-Feilbach Elementary School in South Toledo. Co-organizer Shannon Gladieux, who teaches fourth and fifth-grade math and science at the school, said about 150 children participated Wednesday in the several interactive learning stations.
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