Education News Archive - July 19, 2007

DISTINCTIONS W.T. Cooke Elementary School, a Title I school in Virginia Beach, was named a co-recipient of the 2007 Vernon M. Geddy Jr. Technology School of the Year award by WHRO. Army Reserve Pvt. ZarDee B.

By ERIC HSU, STAFF WRITER NORTH BERGEN The school district plans to name township schools veteran Robert Dandorph as superintendent, filling a gap created by the departure of administrator Peter Fischbach.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.