Northside schools enjoying increase in enrollment
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At the beginning, George Washington stood on the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City on April 30, 1789, and pledged the oath as the first president of the United States of America. Immediately thereafter, he led the nation's first governmental body in a procession to St.
Skin cancer is the most prevalent form of all cancers in the U.S., and the number of cases continues to rise. There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. The first two are less serious and make up 98 percent of all skin cancers.
I’ve always been drawn to and intrigued by the complexity of our outdoor world. I suppose this is the scientist part of me that wants to delve deeper into various subjects and not just accept what is known. It wasn’t enough for me to hear the quack of a duck and simply accept the fact this is what they sound like.
Many mississippians may remember the recent failed venture to convert pine trees into gasoline. Gas was over $4 a gallon and it seemed like a great idea. After all, pine trees are mainly made of hydrogen and carbon, same as gasoline. All we had to do was rearrange the atoms using existing technology.
“We just educate the ones we have.” — Cleveland School Superintendent Jacquelyn Thigpen
Those words have a familiar ring to them. I remember Greenwood school officials saying something very similar almost three decades ago when the white flight from this city’s public schools became irreversible.