Education News Archive - April 11, 2006
By Renee Beasley Jones, Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky. Apr. 11--The Hancock County Public Schools superintendent search committee has narrowed the field of 20 applicants to six finalists. No Daviess County educators applied for the position.
Word of the Day
- A dirge; a lamentation for the dead. The custom of singing dirges at funerals was formerly prevalent in Scotland and Ireland, especially in the Highlands of Scotland.
The word 'coranach' comes from the Scottish Gaelic corranach and Irish corānach.