Parents Question Wisconsin School's Bedtime ChartA bedtime chart from a Wisconsin school is going viral. The chart gives parents specific times of when they should put their child to bed and the time they should wake up based on their age.
Principal: Iowa Student Brings Bullet To Elementary SchoolAuthorities in western Iowa say an elementary school student traded a bullet for Pokemon cards with another student on a school bus.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn 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.
School Janitor Accused Of Peeping At Boys In BathroomA longtime school janitor has been charged with peeping at an 11-year-old student while he was in a bathroom stall, and the criminal complaint alleges a number of similar past incidents. Walter Johann Happel, 62, of Newport, Minn., was working as a janitor at Linwood Monroe Arts Plus School.
Official: Student Accidentally Discharges Gun Outside Elementary SchoolNo one was hurt after a Bethune student accidentally discharged a gun outside the school just before class got out Tuesday afternoon, a district spokeswoman said. According to Rachel Hicks of Minneapolis Public Schools, Bethune is home to first through fifth graders.
Nearly 50 Elementary Students Fall Ill After Camp Pepin TripNearly 50 elementary school students are sick following a trip to YMCA Camp Pepin earlier this week, officials say. Farmington Schools Superintendent Jay Haugen said a group of fifth graders from Akin Road Elementary brought the illness – which is reportedly acting like a norovirus – with them to the camp earlier this week.
Lakeville School Closed For The Year After Water Main BreakElementary school students and staff in Lakeville, Minn. had to evacuate to another school after a water main break caused “a considerable amount of damage,” according to a school official.
Arrest Made In Wis. Elementary School Arson Investigation Authorities say an arrest was made Thursday night in connection to the arson fire that closed a Wisconsin elementary school for the rest of the school year.
Wis. School Flooded With Books, Support After Devastating FireBefore firefighters had even put all of the flames out at St. Croix Central Elementary school, Paul Rode, owner of Agave Kitchen, put out the call on Facebook. He asked for books for his alma mater, which had been set on fire yesterday morning.
$5K Reward Offered In Wis. Elementary School ArsonAuthorities are now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the arson fire that damaged St. Croix Central Elementary School located in Roberts, Wis.
Promise Of Pink Hair Promotes Respect At Elementary SchoolThere’s something different about the students at Cherokee Heights Elementary these days.
Talking Points: The Gun Laws Discussion After A ShootingAfter each and every mass shooting, there is the inevitable discussion of changes in our gun laws. But with this tragedy and the loss of so many very young lives, it appears the discussion is one that may last beyond the news cycle of a few days, or even a week.