Central High School students move toward the future of education with …

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Central High School students move toward the future of education with …
News from KTRE:

POLLOK, TX (KTRE) -

Central ISD is stepping into the digital age as the first school in the area where every high school student has a Chromebook computer.

The days of pencil and paper are gone at Central High School. Students and teachers are embracing their new Google Chromebooks this semester and moving towards the future of education.

“Our focus at central high school is moving those classrooms into the 21st century learning and the students working with the digital tools so that they’re ready for the future,” said Allen Garner, Central ISD superintendent.

The school district purchase d more than 500 Chromebooks with a grant from the Kurth Foundation.

“In the classroom they use them for research, typing their papers and doing some spreadsheets,” said Robbie Thompson, Central High School, Technology Director.

But the uses don’t stop there. Students can work on projects and assignments in Google Classroom with other students outside of school and the teachers are all for it.

“I think what they love the most is the chance for the students to collaborate,” said Richard Nash, Central High School Principal. “Not just when the students are sitting in the classroom while they’re home.”

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Education Foundation looking for outstanding Niagara Falls High School grads
News from Niagara Gazette:

The Niagara Falls Education Foundation is looking for Niagara Falls High School graduates noted in their field of endeavor or recognized for their expertise and good works.

The foundation will host its 5th annual Scholarship & Alumni Recognition Dinner on April 30 to honor graduates who have achieved excellence in their profession and made a significant contribution to Niagara County or the broader community.

Distinguished Alumni & Emerging Leader Alumni must have graduated from the Niagara Falls School District and distinguished themselves through achievement, service or contributions to society locally or to the broader community.

Past honorees include:

• Arthur Elia, Sevenson Environmental Services

• Frank Mirabelli, Mirabelli Plastering Corp.

 •The DiCamillo Family – second-generation, DiCamillo Bakery

• Joe Calato, Regal Tip by Calato

• Chris Stoianoff, The Niagara Hub

• Douglas Mooradian, Health System Services

• The Certo Family –…………… continues on Niagara Gazette

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