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2008-08-25 12:01:08

By ANDREA EGER They are concerned about the impact of overcrowding. Tulsa school board member Brian Hunt said he is concerned that the mission of Edison Preparatory School could be "compromised" if too many students from other high schools transfer there this year. Central, Hale, McLain, Rogers and Webster high schools are having to offer parents the option of transferring their child because those schools receive federal Title I funds but did not meet state and federal standards under...

2008-08-24 00:00:29

By Paul Paterra Classes open at most school districts Monday with many new programs for students, technology advances in the classrooms, and new teachers and administrators. Two districts have new superintendents -- Dr. Christine Oldham at Ligonier Valley and Dr. Denise Shipe in Yough. Greater Latrobe is looking for a replacement for outgoing Superintendent William Stavisky. Here are some highlights for the coming year: Albert Gallatin: Carl Bezjak will fill in as substitute...

2008-08-17 18:00:43

By Meadows, Robyn Manheim Central Manheim Township Penn Manor Pequea Valley Solanco Warwick Cocalico Columbia Conestoga Valley Donegal Eastern Lancaster County Elizabethtown Ephrata Hempfield Lampeter-Strasburg Lancaster Manheim Central Manheim Township Penn Manor Pequea Valley Solanco Warwick What's new: reading programs, laptops, a kindergarten center, Chinese-language classes and construction. Also, fresh faces. Consider four new superintendents, several new principals and dozens of...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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