Jeanette Toohey, a special education teacher, gives fifth-grader Jacob Casteel, 10, a practice spelling test in Linda Shifflett’s class on Monday at South River Elementary School. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Jacob Allen works on a timed reading exercise. The school was one of 269 in the nation named by the U.S. Department of Education as Blue Ribbon Schools.
Kristina Suslaev, 8, works on a math exercise in Christy Haag’s third-grade class at South River Elementary School on Monday.