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Education News Archive - November 21, 2007

By Harris, Bryn Rapp, Kelly E; Martinez, Rebecca S

By ANN FISH REIDSVILLE -- A white school bus pulls up in front of Lawsonville Avenue School and a man gets out and goes into the school. A few minutes later, 20 youngsters leave the school with the man and board the bus.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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