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2008-08-29 09:00:52

By JAMAR YOUNGER CIENEGA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS BUILD NEW FACILITY The Vail School District's preschool special-education program has more space to operate since the district opened a new facility last month on the Cienega High School campus.

2008-08-01 09:00:53

By JAMAR YOUNGER DISTRICT POLICIES VARY ON SUPPLIES STUDENTS MUST HAVE AND ON ITEMS NOT ALLOWED IN CLASSROOMS When most Tucson-area students return to school next month, they likely will need to put more than the usual notebooks, pens and paper in their backpacks.

2008-07-31 06:00:48

By Jamar Younger, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 31--An influx of open-enrollment students might force the Catalina Foothills School District to add more classes or teachers at its high school.

2008-07-25 09:01:08

By JAMAR YOUNGER TV'S STATE AID DECLINES; FOOTHILLS LOSING CUSTODIAN, LIBRARY POSITIONS The Catalina Foothills School District adopted a budget that cuts library and custodial staffs, while Tanque Verde's new budget reflects a loss of funds for districts with declining enrollment.

2008-07-18 09:01:02

By JAMAR YOUNGER If the Sahuarita and Vail school districts want to build new schools this year, they will have to do it without help from the state.

2008-07-18 09:01:02

By JAMAR YOUNGER State budget sets aside no funds for construction, land Three Tucson-area school districts will not receive money they had hoped to get from the state this year to build new schools.

2008-07-17 06:00:39

By Jamar Younger, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 17--Sopori Elementary School will have help monitoring its campus and the surrounding areas when school begins next month.

2008-07-10 15:00:47

By Jamar Younger, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 10--For the second year in a row, the Vail School District is facing a teacher shortage because of a lack of qualified applicants and a steady increase in student population.

2008-07-10 15:00:47

By Jamar Younger, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 10--If the Sahuarita and Vail school districts want to build new schools this year, they will have to do it without help from the state.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.