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Education News Archive - November 14, 2006

By Katie Pesznecker, Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Nov. 14--The new East Anchorage middle school will bear Congressman Nick Begich's name, the Anchorage School Board decided Monday night.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.