middle school

Puffed rice treats
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Kristen Johanson
September 27, 2019 - 12:31 pm
More than a dozen West Oak Lane Charter School students were treated by medics after they ate desserts reportedly laced with marijuana. Read more here.
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The Upper Darby School District wants to build a new $65 million middle school, but that plan is getting pushback from district residents.
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Justin Udo
June 25, 2019 - 9:49 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Upper Darby School District wants to build a new $65 million middle school, but that plan is getting pushback from district residents. There were just a few residents who came out to Tuesday's information meeting about the school, but they made sure their...
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"Alien Superstar"
Abrams Children’s Books via AP
April 22, 2019 - 11:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Henry Winkler is planning an out-of-this-world take on fame and show business. The 73-year-old actor known for "Happy Days" and "Barry" has a three-book deal with Abrams Children's Books for a middle-grade series about an alien who somehow lands in Hollywood and becomes a teen...
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Jim Melwert
April 09, 2019 - 1:37 pm
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In two weeks, the Radnor Township School Board will vote on whether to change school start times. If approved by the April 23 board meeting, the new start times would go into effect in the fall, pushing Radnor High School’s start time from 7:35 a.m. to 8:30 a...
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Gerald Dessus
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Cherri Gregg
February 14, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gerald Dessus, a social justice educator at Mastery Charter School's Shoemaker Campus , is training the next generation of "woke warriors." "It's been a journey," said Dessus, who was hired to design the school's social justice curriculum three years ago by the...
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A series of concerts this weekend at a Bucks County middle school will be sending the proceeds to a foundation that funds music programs for schools that can't afford the cost of instruments.
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Paul Kurtz
January 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A series of concerts this weekend at a Bucks County middle school will be sending the proceeds to a foundation that funds music programs for schools that can't afford the cost of instruments. What began in 2004 as a single light-hearted, faculty-driven concert has...
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Philly schools are using the Second Step Curriculum to curb bullying.
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Mike DeNardo
October 06, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Academics are one thing. But to truly succeed, students need to be able to get along. That's why dozens of Philadelphia schools are using a popular curriculum to curb bullying and help students' social and emotional growth. The Second Step curriculum is a program that...
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