Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Walk to School Day promotes pedestrian safety

PHOTOS BY DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM A group of Palm Terrace Elementary School students wait for adults to walk with them...

Black male enrollment declines in med schools

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON –The number of Black males applying to medical school is lower than it was three decades ago, raising concerns...

B-CU series teaches students about show biz

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University launched its “Straight Talk” The Business of...

Teacher’s back-to-school rap video goes viral

BY LEONOR VIVANCO CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Give the new teacher an A for effort. Dwayne Reed, who said he was “more excited than nervous” about starting this week...

Volusia students return to classrooms

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Thousands of Volusia County students returned to the classroom on Monday. It was the first time that local students had...

Teachers ponder early retirement as schools reopen

BY ANA CEBALLOS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Dave Galloway, an Army veteran and sixth-grade science teacher in Jackson County, is used to assessing risk...

Teen gets accepted at all eight Ivy League schools

BY BREANNA EDWARDS THEROOT.COM Black girl magic strikes again, and this time our shining star is a New Jersey high school student who just did a...

Mr. & Ms. Mentoring hosts back-to-school event for at-risk kids

A back-to-school event was held on Aug. 31 by Mr. & Ms. Mentoring, a nonprofit mental health intervention program for atrisk youth, at the...

B-CU grad named top principal in Flagler

PHOTO COURTESY OF FLAGLER SCHOOLS Flagler Schools Superintendent James Tager, left, is shown with LaShakia Moore, her husband, Tirrell Moore, and...

A lesson on soaring against the odds

Famed Tuskegee Airman tells students to never give up BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES It has been more than 70 years since Retired U.S. Air Force...