Education News Archive - August 23, 2007
By Jocelyn Delgado, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 23--On the first day of a new school year, incoming high school freshmen can feel like fish in a big pond.
Word of the Day
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]