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2008-08-24 09:00:31

By PATTI PETERSON By Patti Peterson The Virginian-Pilot While on a field trip to the Chrysler Museum last year, Marti Dart's third- and fourth-graders borrowed a page from Julius Caesar's history. "Veni, Vidi, Vici," Caesar told the Roman senate, following a key victory for the empire.

2008-08-24 09:00:31

By PATTI PETERSON By Patti Peterson The Virginian-Pilot Chesapeake's Gifted and Talented Education is getting an overhaul after the Chesapeake School Board voted in May to close the district's Laboratory for the Academically Gifted located in the Indian River Middle School annex building.

2008-08-24 09:00:21

By PATTI PETERSON By Patti Peterson The Virginian-Pilot Chesapeake Public Schools' Career and Technical Education six- week long summer program wrapped up with camps featuring instruction in geospatial technology and robotics.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.