Middle school

Middle School Arts Programs Built To Enhance Learning Across Disciplines

Today’s middle schoolers in California are encouraged to explore visual art concepts important to them, through elective and special interest classes.

03/04/2015

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Five Albany Middle School Students Rushed To Hospital After Ingesting Pills

Five students at Albany Middle School were hospitalized after apparently taking pills Wednesday morning.

02/25/2015

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Morgan Hill Middle School Warns Parents Of ‘Triple C’ Fad That Hospitalized 3 8th Graders

A letter is going out to parents in Morgan Hill about an incident this week involving three 8th grade girls sent to the hospital after taking excessive amounts of an over-the-counter cold medicine apparently for its intoxicating effects.

01/13/2015

Sixth-graders at Ft. Bragg Middle School send their holiday well-wishes to their classmates.

6th Grader Stuck At Stanford Hospital Recovering From Leukemia, Gets A Holiday ‘Get Well’ Video From His Classmates

Roll video: “Hi Iron Man, it’s your friend Jonathan. Hope you get better,” says one young boy. ‘Iron Man’ is Nicolas Queen and his classmates got together and made a video to cheer him up for the holidays.

12/22/2014

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San Jose Middle School Student Arrested In Assault of Fellow Student On-Campus

A San Jose middle school student has been arrested on a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge, following the on-campus beating of another student.

10/31/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In 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.

10/06/2014

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Danville Middle School Teacher Arrested For Possession Of Child Pornography

A Danville middle school teacher was taken into custody for allegedly possessing child pornography.

08/22/2014

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Fireworks Likely To Blame For Small Fire At Antioch Middle School

Fireworks appear to have sparked a small fire at an Antioch middle school on Wednesday night.

07/03/2014

Laura Talmus (left), Jefferson Award Winner. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Marin County Middle School Students Build Community

One of the worst things you can feel as a middle school student is isolated. This week’s Jefferson Award winner works with teenagers to make sure no one has to feel that way.

07/02/2014

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Pleasanton Students Solicited For Porn Pictures On Instagram; Parents Alerted

Parents in the Pleasanton Unified School District have been alerted that students have been getting messages on Instagram asking for pornographic images of themselves, according to the district.

04/25/2014

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