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2008-09-07 15:00:20

By Philip Marcelo While the high school and middle school openings have been pushed to Wednesday, elementary schools in Foster and Glocester open tomorrow. GLOCESTER -- The first day of school for students at Ponaganset High School and Middle School will be Wednesday, two days later than scheduled, because of ongoing construction at the high school, according to acting Supt. Michael Barnes. The elementary schools in Foster and Glocester will open tomorrow as previously scheduled....

2007-11-09 18:00:30

By Philip Marcelo; Journal Staff Writer The committee that runs the Ponaganset schools says it's time to let Glocester administer its elementary schools. * * * GLOCESTER - The Foster-Glocester Regional School Committee has ordered the regional school district administration to relinquish control of the Glocester elementary schools because, some members say, that work has distracted the administration from its primary responsibility, the high school and middle school. The committee...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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