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2008-09-09 06:00:17

By Amy Moellering VALLEY TIMES AT BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT, parents of students in Jennifer O'Shea's dual-immersion class at Valley View Elementary School in Pleasanton enjoyed more than an overview of the year ahead. Their fifth- graders, in just the first week of school, had been introduced to the coral reefs of Belize and had created an art gallery recording their impressions. "It looks like veins in your body," wrote one student after examining a coral polyp. These students have only...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.