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2008-10-02 21:00:19

By Kerry Lester Imagine the scenario: A local peace group has long distributed fliers at a suburban high school. These fliers encourage students to make informed choices when joining the military. One day, an administrator decides that the peace group's is "military bashing." The group is asked to leave. Military recruiters, also distributing fliers at the school, keep making regular visits. The peace group cries foul over the school's choice. Is such a decision fair? Too rash?...

2007-04-19 21:00:27

Each year, the Club Guadalupano of Elgin honors outstanding graduating Hispanic students and two adults who have contributed to the community. Its 13th Annual Latino Awards Banquet was Saturday night. All of these students rank in the high percentages of their high school classes, but also excel in community service. Zoilo Santiago Memorial Awards - Micaela Shawlee, Bartlett High School Service, activities: Coordinated volunteer group of students to work at local pet store to help...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.