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Lunch Service

"Mood Boost" Lunch Program Teaches Kids How Food Impacts Mood

Chartwells K12, a K-12 foodservice provider, recently launched their “Mood Boost” program to help elementary and middle school students learn how the food they eat may impact their mood.

STEM & STEAM

Massachusetts SD Debuts Learning Studios in Three Schools

The Learning Studios offer elementary students collaborative, hands-on learning experiences with an emphasis on coding and computer science

The new two-story, 68,000-square-foot building is estimated to cost $15 million. The school, designed and constructed by LAI Group, is expected to be finished by summer 2020.

New School Construction

Athenian Charter School Breaks Ground In Florida

The new two-story, 68,000-square-foot building is estimated to cost $15 million.



New School Construction

New York STEAM Pre-K Center Begins Construction

The center will focus on early childhood STEAM education, offering a first of its kind in New York City.

School Safety

Colorado School Safety Committee Propose 5 Bills for 2020 Legislature

The bills drafted by the bipartisan committee stayed away from controversial ideas like arming teachers and instead focused on student mental health and safety training.

Nebraska SD Scan Student Fingerprints for School Lunch

Elementary and middle school students in a Nebraska district now can pay for lunch with a touch of their finger instead of carrying a lunch card or remembering a PIN.

New School Construction

NY Officials Break Ground on Staten Island School

The school is expected to serve more than 750 students in Pre-K through fifth grade when it opens in the 2022-2023 school year.

New School Construction

New Missouri Elementary Features Collaborative Spaces for Each Grade Level

The new, two-story elementary school will replace South Point Elementary and is funded by Prop S, a $26 million bond issue approved in April.

Safety & Security

Beaumont ISD Implements AI Program to Prevent Violence and Suicide

The Texas school district approved a contract with Gaggle, a software company that scans student emails and files stored on school-issued Google or Microsoft accounts.

New School Construction

New Construction for Growing Mountain View Student Population

The new construction, funded by a $295-million bond measure passed last year, will accommodate the California district’s rapidly growing student population.

Over the summer, Olathe West High School added solar panels over two picnic tables where students can charge their phones and laptops.

Sustainable Schools

Solar Panels Installed to Charge Student Cell Phones

Over the summer, Olathe West High School added solar panels over two picnic tables where students can charge their phones and laptops.

The $15 million building renovation was part of Mayor Walsh’s $2.08 billion Imagine Boston Capital Plan. It was the final phase of an overall $33 million project to two Eliot school buildings.

New School Construction

Innovative Boston School Officially Opens in North End

The $15 million building renovation was part of Mayor Walsh’s $2.08 billion Imagine Boston Capital Plan. It was the final phase of an overall $33 million project to two Eliot school buildings.