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2008-07-22 03:00:36

By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 22--The La Crosse School Board will look at combining Franklin and Roosevelt elementary schools into one boundary and treating them as one school during the 2009-10 school year. Superintendent Jerry Kember said Monday the plan, which is to come back to the board at its Aug. 11 meeting, would allow the district to save on staffing costs and bring grade levels together the two North Side schools. It also would provide Coulee Montessori the...

2008-07-22 03:00:25

By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 22--Trane Co. proposed a partnership Monday with the La Crosse School District toward updating heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in La Crosse schools -- but it will hinge on voters approving a referendum in November. "We are committed to devoting Trane's resources to provide a lasting, positive impact within the La Crosse School District for generations to come," said Jim Wajciechowski, district manager for Trane Wisconsin....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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