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School library transforms into high-tech haven

Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy has joined the trend of schools both locally and nationally convertin

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New Middle school eyed in Viera as community to add 6,000 homes

The School Board has asked for an expedited report on plans to build more elementary schools and a m

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School’s flex schedule hits home with parents

Like many harried parents, Keturah Hughes was looking for a way to slow down the hectic cycle of sch

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USS Indiana will be feted at Canaveral

The USS Indiana, a nuclear powered-attack submarine, will be commissioned in a special ceremony Sept

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Students flourish in Satellite High’s super science lab

A poster hangs on the wall of the Satellite High School science lab, featuring a former student’s

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School Board joins chorus calling for groundwater testing

The School Board has joined the list of local government organizations asking the state to regulate

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County schools serving up leaner, greener lunches

Brevard Public Schools has rolled out a host of new lunch menu items this year, in an attempt to mak

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School boss Mullins: ‘I feel very blessed’

Mark Mullins was scraping ice off the windshield of his future wife’s car on a cold Chicago mornin

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Controversy adds intrigue to School Board elections

Though south barrier island residents don’t vote in a Brevard County School Board race this time a

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Patrick AFB parents left in the dark on school bus mishap

The clock kept ticking as parents of some 40 Roosevelt Elementary students who live on Patrick Air F

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An ‘A+’ for optimism as the new school year begins …

From nervous kindergartners curious about school lunch to seniors embarking on their final year, Bre

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Brevard Schools target state funds for mental health

Brevard Public Schools plans to spend $1.7 million of state money on student mental health services