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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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Lake names Teacher of the Year finalists

Lake names Teacher of the Year finalists

Three elementary school teachers received a surprise visit yesterday from Superintendent Diane Kornegay and a caravan of representatives from the district, the Education Foundation of Lake County and Jenkins Auto Group. The entourage visited Doreen Elder, an instructional math coach…
Triangle Elementary teacher awarded $2,500 grant for garden

Triangle Elementary teacher awarded $2,500 grant for garden

Jacqueline Holmes, a fourth-grade teacher at Triangle Elementary School, has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) Teaching Gardens Network grant program. The program received applications from almost 500 schools nationwide. Triangle, through Holmes’ application, was…
Montverde Academy teacher chosen for Space Foundation program

Montverde Academy teacher chosen for Space Foundation program

A Montverde Academy Middle School science teacher has received an honor that’s out of this world. Dr. Caryn Long was selected to join the Space Foundation’s Teacher Liaison Program in 2020. She was one of 39 educators, including six international…
Leesburg teacher wins classroom makeover

Leesburg teacher wins classroom makeover

Fifth-grade teacher Caryn Long of Treadway Elementary School in Leesburg shed tears when she saw her newly renovated classroom during a special reveal this week. She was Lake County’s winner of the 2019 Renovate to Educate Contest sponsored by Addition…
St. Paul School Teacher Attending Summer Institute

St. Paul School Teacher Attending Summer Institute

Sissy Revord, who teaches middle school lanugage arts at St. Paul Catholic School in Leesburg is traveling to Washington, DC, this summer to attend the Bearing Witness Summer Institute. Sissy is one of only 40 Catholic teachers nationwide invited to…
Person Of Interest: Dee Dee Bitter

Person Of Interest: Dee Dee Bitter

Vital Stats Lives in Grand Island. Has been teaching 29 years. Family includes husband, Randy; two sons, Austin and Alex.   My motivation to teach: Ever since I was a little girl, I knew I wanted to be a teacher.…
Mark Newhouse

Mark Newhouse

Story: Leigh Neely He began writing plays to find new ways to help his sixth-grade students remember what they were learning. Now he’s an award-winning children’s books author.   Vital Stats Lives in the Village of Virginia Trace Moved to…
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