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Education News Archive - February 02, 2007

By Bill Roberts, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Feb. 2--The fire that gutted Middleton High School on Thursday brought back memories to Bev Bradford. She was principal at Meridian Middle School when its main building burned during Memorial Day weekend in 1989.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'