Drapp, Esty Attend White House Education Forum
Of the hundred plus superintendents invited to partake in a day-long school technology workshop at the White House Wednesday, only one was from Connecticut: Regional School District 6’s Edward Drapp.
Y, White House share love of gardens, fitness
Foxboro Public Schools Superintendent Deb Spinelli and Foxboro residents Carrie, Ryan and Meghan Kelley joined the Hockomock Area YMCA's Healthy Futures Initiative on its visit to the White House Kitchen Gardens last month.
Where Turkeys Go After They're Pardoned By the President
It's a presidential tradition to "pardon" a turkey on the eve of every Thanksgiving -- and now we know where the lucky birds go to retire.After the ceremony at the White House, this year's spared turkey will head to Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia. In past years, the birds have gone to George Washington's Mount Vernon."Before that, Disney World. And before that, Disney Land," said Keith ...
Schools chief is honored at White House
Pascack Valley Regional High School District Superintendent Erik Gundersen was one of more than 100 administrators from across the country who were recognized at the White House for their efforts in creating more technology opportunities for students in the classroom.
Obama pardons turkeys in Thanksgiving ritual at White House
received a presidential pardon at the White House on Wednesday, saving him from a "terrible and delicious fate." President Obama spared the bird as part of the annual presidential turkey pardon, a longtime Washington ritual that serves as a symbolic opener ...
White House taps McDonough for judgeship
The White House on Thursday announced that Travis McDonough, a Chattanooga attorney who presently serves as Mayor Andy Berke's chief of staff and legal adviser, has been nominated to become the new judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District ...
White House Would Support Sanctions Against Venezuela
The White House signaled that it would support additional sanctions ... Earlier this year, Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, who serves as the Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, drafted a bill imposing sanctions on various Venezuelan ...