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2011-07-17 11:00:00

Grand opening July 20 at Bellefonte/State College BELLEFONTE, Pa., July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families interested in cyber charter education in the Central Pennsylvania region around State College and Centre County are invited to attend a public open house and grand opening of a new office of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School at 2903 Benner Pike, Bellefonte, Pa., 16823. The grand opening and open house on Wednesday, July 20, are scheduled for 1-3 p.m., with a...

2011-02-22 10:33:00

PA Cyber provides tour and digital education demonstration HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley yesterday toured The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School's Harrisburg facility, where teachers and school administrators demonstrated a virtual class and discussed how their innovative approaches and use of digital learning tools are improving educational opportunities for students across the commonwealth. "As the new administration explores...

2011-01-25 10:39:00

High achievers without GIEP can participate in online school's GATE program MIDLAND, Pa., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Question: what commonality do these students share? A young American who trains with the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet in Russia. The 2010 Miss Pennsylvania Outstanding Teen. A young man who hummed incessantly at age 4, composing music in his head, now a teenage music composer training at Julliard. A first-grader, age 7, who takes advanced calculus. A budding...

2010-11-27 11:00:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Nov. 27 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tiffany Spencer, 16, is an 11th grade student from Clearfield County who wants to be a nurse. She also is the 10,000th student this school year in the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. "In 2010 we celebrated our 10th anniversary and this year we received another five-year charter renewal from the PA Department of Education. In the midst of this we met all requirements for the federal No Child Left Behind Act for the second straight...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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