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2014-07-16 00:20:34

High School Stars Share Stage on Sports' Biggest Awards Week LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest names in high school and professional sports convened in Los Angeles tonight as Gatorade honored the top prep male and female athletes with the 12(th) annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year awards. Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year Karl Towns Jr. (St. Joseph High School/Metuchen, N.J.) was named the 2014 Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year...

2014-06-16 12:33:07

HERNDON, Va., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- K(12) International Academy, an accredited, online private school open to students in grades K-12 worldwide, is now enrolling students for its summer school program. K(12) International Academy's summer school program gives high school students the opportunity to keep learning even when school is not in session. It offers them a chance to catch up on missed credits, get ahead for next year, prepare for the transition from middle...

2014-06-10 12:36:52

Graduating High School Seniors Recognized for Academic Achievement and Community Service BOSTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, today announced the 2014 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment programs, recognizes students' leadership skills, academic...

2014-05-22 12:20:33

STUDENTS RECEIVED OVER $21,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS TROY, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) hosted the annual Courageous Persuaders Awards Celebration, at which high school students who took a stand against underage drinking won $21,250 in scholarships and awards. The event, which took place on Wednesday, May 21 at the Troy Marriott in Troy, Mich. was hosted by renowned Detroit television personality Huel Perkins, anchor at WJBK FOX2. The...

Your High School Grade Point Average Could Affect Your Income
2014-05-19 03:08:44

University of Miami A team of researchers led by Michael T. French, professor of health economics at the University of Miami (UM), finds that high school grade point average (GPA) is a strong predictor of future earnings. The findings, published recently in the Eastern Economic Journal, show that a one-point increase in high school GPA raises annual earnings in adulthood by around 12 percent for men and 14 percent for women. Although previous studies have found a relationship between...

2014-05-14 23:06:18

Fifty high school students from Los Angeles County schools have been awarded an Ignite LA Student Science Award, a fellowship program sponsored by the LA-based Durfee Foundation, in partnership with Earthwatch. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Fifty high school students from Los Angeles County schools have been awarded an Ignite LA Student Science Award, a fellowship program sponsored by the LA-based Durfee Foundation, in partnership with Earthwatch. Earthwatch is an international...

2014-05-09 12:24:56

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 7(th), TEAM Enterprises won Best Cause Sponsorship Tie-In for U.S. Cellular "Better High School Sports" in the 2014 Ex Awards, the world's largest recognition program for experiential marketing and the only marketing program judged entirely by client-side marketers. The 2014 Ex Awards brought together more than 600 of the industry's leading brand marketers and agencies to recognize the work that is helping drive the global...

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2014-04-30 05:07:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the most disturbing topics in education today is the seeming disparity between grades in math and science for boys and girls. A new study from the University of New Brunswick, however, reveals that girls have made higher grades than boys throughout their school careers for nearly a century, despite stereotypes. "Although gender differences follow essentially stereotypical patterns on achievement tests in which boys typically...

2014-04-15 23:15:29

Diploma2Degree, an online diploma program for Kansas adults, celebrates its first high school graduate. Iris Penaloza of Witchita will receive her high school diploma from Lyons 405. Kansas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Diploma2Degree, an online adult high school program provided by CompuHigh and Lyons 405 extends a hearty congratulations to its first adult graduate, Iris Penaloza. Penaloza has completed her course work in this self-paced program and will be receiving her diploma from Lyons...

2014-04-11 23:01:32

Tustin High School goes textbook-free and implements online courses after AP® success with Shmoop. Tustin, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 When Tustin High School introduced Shmoop’s AP® Test Prep into their AP® US History classes last year and saw pass rates nearly double for the subject in May 2012, the school thought more Shmoop might be a good thing. Using funds from voter approved ‘Measure S’ for Tustin Unified School District, Tustin High School introduced Shmoop, a...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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