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2013-11-22 23:01:10

Celebrates 1st Facility in Denver with Donations to Arvada High School and Arvada West High School Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room opened its second facility in Colorado in Arvada today at 7am. The new Arvada facility is located at 9505 Ralston Road, Arvada, CO 80002 and is open 24 hours, seven days per week. “I am proud to be a part of First Choice Emergency Room’s first facility in the Denver area,” said Dr. Nils Albert, Facility Medical...

2009-10-07 12:10:00

DENVER, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- It's taken billions of years to create the real thing but only a few years to replicate it. Students at Jeffco's Windy Peak and Mount Evans Outdoor Education Laboratory Schools (OELS) will now be able to take a walking tour of our solar system with the help of rocket scientists and engineers from Lockheed Martin. At more than a half mile-long, the two outdoor education walking tours have been designed to help students visualize and understand the scale and...

2008-09-21 09:00:24

Come Nov. 4, seven Denver-area school districts will be asking voters for nearly $1.9 billion in bonded indebtedness in order to maintain, repair and renovate schools, build new ones, add technology and provide enhancements to existing facilities, among other goals. We're likely to support some of those measures, but first wish to register a complaint: With one notable exception, districts are offering their charter schools little more than crumbs from the table. According to Jim Griffin,...

2008-09-08 03:00:21

By Maloney, Stephen While buses are running on time and students are gearing up for another year of learning, the aftereffects of the 2007-08 school year are still being felt throughout the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Superintendent Diane Roussel's proposed changes to the system's magnet schools are still drawing resistance from parents unwilling to shuffle their children to another school, while each of the system's nine districts have been redrawn for this school year in...

2008-09-01 03:00:21

By Ali, Ann As students in the Eastern Panhandle prepare for the upcoming school year, boards of education are preparing for surges in enrollment as best they can. So far this year, they seem to be winning the fight. "We're in the process of planning a new elementary school, so that will pull some (students) out of trailers, and we will end up, probably two years from now, with hopefully very few students in trailers," said Gary Kable, vice president of the Jefferson County Board of...

2008-08-25 03:00:37

By Maloney, Stephen While buses are running on time and students are gearing up for another year of learning, the aftereffects of the 2007-08 school year are still being felt throughout the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Superintendent Diane Roussel's proposed changes to the system's magnet schools are still drawing resistance from parents unwilling to shuffle their children to another school, while each of the system's nine districts have been redrawn for this school year in...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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