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Education News Archive - July 31, 2007

By Talia Buford; Journal Staff Writer WEST WARWICK - Susan Buonanno, a veteran educator from South County, has been tapped to lead Greenbush Elementary School. The appointment was made at a special School Committee meeting last week, said Supt. Kenneth Sheehan.

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.