Education News Archive - September 27, 2007

By Joe Marusak, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Sep. 27--MOORESVILLE -- Todd Wirt, principal at Graham High School in Graham, has been named principal at Mooresville High School after the departure of Mark Rendell. Rendell resigned effective last Friday after a year in the post.

RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced today it has selected FITNESSGRAM(R), created by The Cooper Institute and published by Human Kinetics, as the statewide physical fitness assessment tool.

By Paul Garber, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Sep. 27--LEWISVILLE Debbie Hampton grew up on Main Street in the small Davidson County community of Denton and spent most of her career in education in her home county.

By PETE SHERMAN STAFF WRITER Alexander Ikejiaku, the new personnel director for the Springfield School District, sat in his office at 1900 W. Monroe St.

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."]