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Education News Archive - March 17, 2007

By Genetta Adair Special to My Life Evangelical Christian School senior Caroline Howard has been accepted to medical school before her first day of college.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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