The Last Huzzah

By Sevil Mamedovi

Don Johnson has taught for three decades at SHS. After teaching for a total of 43 years, he has decided that it is time to retire. 613 more words


Current Events Jump from the Mundane to the Mesmerizing

Step into my classroom during our weekly Current Events segment, and you might see students standing in opposite corners debating whether or not colleges should base acceptance on kindness. 474 more words

Teacher Feature

Students as Changemakers: A Letter From Fifth Grade


I want to thank you for another opportunity to enrich our classrooms with your online news source. Last year the robotic hand offered a unique experience! 244 more words

Teacher Feature

An Electrifying Experience for Floyd MS Students

 Several weeks ago, a couple of members from the Digital Transformation Team (a subset of the Digital and Multimedia Learning Department) had the opportunity to visit… 849 more words


Emojis, Chickens, Dinosaurs, and (April) Fools: Unintended, but Welcome, Outcomes

I was hoping they wouldn’t notice it.

You see, on April Fools’ Day, Newsela added a little rectangular button under the lowest reading level bar. Overly showy? 1,379 more words

Teacher Feature

“Enough is Enough”: D.C. Students Take Action for Detroit Public Schools

I call Detroit, Michigan, home. While I didn’t attend Detroit Public Schools (DPS) after Kindergarten, I am still very aware and connected to the troubles and triumphs that happen in the school system because they affect my family, friends, and people who look like me and my students. 596 more words

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Ooh baby baby!

L-D history teacher adds another little bundle to her family
By: Bryana Woodson, Entertainment editor

   Last week one of L-D students’ favorite teachers added a new addition to her family. 199 more words