Island School

Type: Organization
Name: Island School
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Why are these women playing djeme dums?

The Island School was gifted 12 hand-made djembe drums and carrying cases by F.A.M.E. (Friends for the Advancement of Music Education) on Thursday, April 12 at an award reception held in Rotonda.F.A.M.E. is a local nonprofit founded in 2006 by Jim Pivovar ... [Published Boca Beacon - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: David Percy Willaims III

David Percy Williams III of Boca Grande and Walloon Lake, Mich. died at home in Boca Grande on Monday, April 14, 2014.David was born in New York City on November 24, 1933. He was the son of David P. Williams, Jr., of Indianapolis, Indiana and Virginia ... [Published Boca Beacon - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade | GUEST OPINION

BY DALE PERRYIn my run for Bainbridge Island School Board Director this past fall one of the topics I ran on was the importance of foreign language instruction at the youngest age possible.  At that time I was concerned as to how one would carve out more ... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Drumming Up Interest in Music at Woodhull Elementary

Woodhull Elementary Schoolstudents were recently treated to a hands-on workshop and demonstration oftaiko drumming by the members of the Ryu Shu Kan Japanese Arts Center.Theperformance included historical information about the drumming practice, whic ... [Published Babylon Village Patch - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

HK needs a specialist financial university

The ocean liner Queen Elizabeth I was magnificent. One of the fastest ships ever, she was as big as an aircraft carrier and the world's largest passenger liner until 1997. She was longer than three football pitches. "Lizzie" had two funnels, four propellers ... [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

School officials say more study and direction is needed on options for new schedule changes

District officials have identified two methods for giving Bainbridge K-6th grade teachers additional planning time in the school week.Elementary schools may either increase teaching time for specialty courses like art, library, music and physical education, ... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

School District protected from Heartbleed internet threat

The Mercer Island School District announced Monday, April 14 that student data accessed through an application called Skyward is not vulnerable to the Heartbleed Bug, a serious vulnerability in OpenSSL technology that manages encryption for most of the ... [Published Mercer Island Reporter - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

POW, Metlakatla Schools Awarded Tech Grants

Hydaburg and Annette Island school districts were among three Alaska Native groups that received advanced telecommunications technology grants through the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development office.Hydaburg School District was awarded $500,000 ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

NASA robotics engineer to visit Bainbridge Island School District

Paulo Younse, a robot designer for NASA, is the guest speaker at the Bainbridge Schools Foundation annual breakfast fundraiser Thursday, April 17.— image credit: Photo courtesy of the Bainbridge Schools FoundationPaulo Younse, a member of the Technical ... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dauphin Island Motorcycle Show

The Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club will hold its annual Spring Motorcycle Show on Sunday, April 13th on Dauphin Island, Alabama at the Dauphin Island School (one mile west of the water tower).All makes are welcome. Registration will be $8 per bike. ... [Published FOX 10 WALA - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Spanish program starts at The Island School

— image credit: Logo courtesy of The Island SchoolThe Island School presents “Spanish for the Little Ones, “ a preschool Spanish program, from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays, April 8–June 3 (except May 27) at the school. Preschool children will learn ... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Apr 07 2014]
Entities: Island School
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Ghana comes alive at The Island School

Fourth graders dance the Waka Waka dance at the close of their month-long study of Ghana at The Island School.— image credit: Barbara Ferrin photoFourth-graders at The Island School performed the Waka Waka dance as they closed their month-long cultural ... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Apr 05 2014]

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"That’s the hook that motivates them and gets them to school" he said. Webb says he loves the Northwest

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Why are these women playing djeme dums? [Published Boca Beacon - Apr 19 2014]
Obituary: David Percy Willaims III [Published Boca Beacon - Apr 19 2014]
Report says L.E.S. has many ‘intensely’ segrega... [Published The Villager - Apr 17 2014]
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade | GUE... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Apr 17 2014]
Minnesota Calendar of Events - April 18th, 2014 [Published OutdoorNews - Apr 17 2014]
Drumming Up Interest in Music at Woodhull Eleme... [Published Babylon Village Patch - Apr 17 2014]
HK needs a specialist financial university [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 16 2014]
MIHS earns 2013 Washington Achievement Award fo... [Published Mercer Island Reporter - Apr 16 2014]
Attorney questions how family island businesses... [Published Nassau Guardian - Apr 16 2014]
School officials say more study and direction i... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Apr 15 2014]
School District protected from Heartbleed inter... [Published Mercer Island Reporter - Apr 15 2014]
POW, Metlakatla Schools Awarded Tech Grants [Published Alaskapublic.org - Apr 14 2014]
NASA robotics engineer to visit Bainbridge Isla... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Apr 14 2014]
Your View: Punishment for teacher would be doub... [Published South Coast Today - Apr 14 2014]
Students succeed with United Way | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 13 2014]
Expert talks on cyber-bullying [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Apr 12 2014]
Yes on fire levy but questions remain | Letter [Published Islands Sounder - Apr 12 2014]
Today in history for Saturday, April 12, 2014 [Published Quad-Cities Online - Apr 12 2014]
Dauphin Island Motorcycle Show [Published FOX 10 WALA - Apr 11 2014]
Whitehouse and Industry Leaders Host Forum on G... [Published BYM News - Apr 11 2014]
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Chamberlain n... [Published Grand Island Dispatch - Apr 10 2014]
Getting Parksville Qualicum Beach students outd... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Apr 10 2014]
Minnesota Calendar of Events - April 11th, 2014 [Published OutdoorNews - Apr 10 2014]
Letters to the Editor - April 10, 2014 [Published Daniel Island News - Apr 10 2014]
Treasure Island Subsite 31: The Chernobyl trees... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Apr 10 2014]
Webb offered superintendent position [Published Islands Sounder - Apr 10 2014]
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