Education News Archive - May 08, 2007

By DEENA YELLIN, STAFF WRITER WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP The Westwood Regional School District is searching for a replacement for Washington Elementary School Principal John Smatla, who recently announced his resignation.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.