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Education News Archive - May 22, 2007

By Kevin Amerman, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. May 22--After nearly a year of searching, the Lehighton Area School Board finally has hired a new superintendent. The board voted unanimously Monday to approve James Kraky as superintendent. His starting annual salary will be $118,000.

Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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