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2008-08-30 09:00:54

By HATTIE BROWN GARROW By Hattie Brown Garrow The Virginian-Pilot SUFFOLK Confronted with slowing growth and changing needs, the city's school division plans to re-evaluate its 10-year capital improvements plan . The School Board will appoint a committee to lead the way.

2008-08-29 09:00:37

By HATTIE BROWN GARROW By Hattie Brown Garrow The Virginian-Pilot SUFFOLK Susan Bateman's karate students "looked forward to" an endurance technique requiring the pupils to go into a pushup position and take as many "taps" to the abdomen as they could stand.

2008-08-28 09:01:05

In fall 2006, Suffolk had 1,366 ninth-graders. The next year there were 1,078 sophomores, a 21 percent decline .

2008-08-10 09:00:26

By HATTIE BROWN GARROW By Hattie Brown Garrow The Virginian-Pilot SUFFOLK Last school year, students with behavioral problems eventually found themselves at the nighttime alternative school .

2008-08-02 09:00:22

By HATTIE BROWN GARROW By Hattie Brown Garrow The Virginian-Pilot In Hidalgo County, N.M., school bus rides can last more than an hour one way. That's a lot of diesel fuel.

2008-07-29 09:01:04

By HATTIE BROWN GARROW By Hattie Brown Garrow The Virginian-Pilot Though a sunny summer day beckoned, more than two dozen teenagers sat in a dim room last week watching a slide show about Old Dominion University.

2008-07-19 09:00:32

Students have not returned or paid for at least $180,000 in textbooks used this past school year in Suffolk schools. By Hattie Brown Garrow The Virginian-Pilot SUFFOLK As the cost of damaged and missing textbooks mounts, Suffolk school officials are trying to crack down on offenders.

2008-07-19 03:00:30

By Hattie Brown Garrow, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 19--SUFFOLK -- As the cost of damaged and missing textbooks mounts, Suffolk school officials are trying to crack down on offenders.

2008-07-11 09:00:55

By HATTIE BROWN GARROW By Hattie Brown Garrow The Virginian-Pilot SUFFOLK Every Suffolk school is expected to be fully accredited by the state come fall, administrators said Thursday. That's an improvement over last year, when John F.

2008-07-10 09:00:42

By HATTIE BROWN GARROW By Hattie Brown Garrow The Virginian-Pilot SUFFOLK Mud is the latest challenge facing firefighters battling a 4,664- acre blaze in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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