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2008-08-21 12:01:17

By Morgan Josey Glover Guilford County Schools estimates that about 72,000 students will report for classes on Tuesday at 120 campuses. Here are some of the changes they can expect for 2008-09: Big Man on Campus Maurice "Mo" Green will become the new superintendent Sept. 8.He currently works as deputy superintendent in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the state's second-largest district. In class Elementary students will again have weekly art, music and physical education classes,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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