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Education News Archive - May 23, 2007

By JEFF COMMINGS, ARIZONA DAILY STAR The new principal at Catalina Foothills High School will be Loren Rathert, the interim principal at Madison LaFollette High School in Wisconsin. The district's Governing Board voted unanimously to approve Rathert's contract, which includes a $100,000 salary.

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TORONTO (CP) - Heavily armed police officers searched a locked-down Toronto high school for threats Wednesday after a 14-year-old student was shot and killed, forcing frightened teenagers to remain in their classrooms for hours. The shooting at C.W.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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