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Proposed education standards increase rigor

...for several reasons. Those include issues like Alaska's standards only encompassing kindergarten through 10th grade; the rigor of what's expected is falling behind the national norm as other states are ramping up; and the current standards are 6 years...
TMHS to class of 2011: Don't underestimate what you can achieve

...academics and athletics and so much more. You have helped in making Thunder Mountain High School a safe place, a place of academic rigor. We're all here to join you here in celebrating an accomplishment in your life."Larson said the pursuit of their dreams...
Former Juneau HS student joins Naval Academy

...access to cell phones. They are only permitted to make three calls during the six weeks of Plebe Summer. The pressure and rigor of Plebe Summer is carefully designed to help plebes prepare for their first academic year at the Naval Academy and the four...
3 pitchers, catcher enter baseball Hall

...Doyle Alexander in August 1987. And the Dodgers, thinking he might be too fragile at 5-foot-10 and 170 pounds for the rigors of the game as a starter, traded Martinez to Montreal after the hard-throwing right-hander with the pinpoint control had...
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South Korea's In Gee Chun takes title

...credited her experience in four LPGA Tour events earlier this season for her success in the other events and preparing her for the rigors of the U.S. Open."With all those four wins this year, I got a lot of confidence coming into this tournament," Chun...
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SHI to sponsor Latseen Leadership Academy

...culturally-based education and activities for high school students in support of their future academic and personal success with a focus on rigor, relevance, and relationships. The goal of the program is to teach students the art of leadership through the development...
My Turn: Enough is enough - we need international oversight now

...according to the Vancouver Sun.Despite the connected dots - that all point to failure - Bennett, and some in Alaska, praise the rigor and effectiveness of the B.C. permitting process and assure that us that if we would only learn about this process, we would...
Crimson Bears strength on the ice to be tested

...are uncomfortable while you are training," JDHS strength coach Mike Garcia said. "You have to challenge yourself to up the rigor of the workouts and develop that desire to go a little bit farther and a little bit harder. This is a great group. They have...
Questioned books came as a surprise

...considerations.""Reading Wonders delivers a well-articulated framework that focuses on providing all students with access to academic rigor, preparing students for success beyond high school ? college or career," the document reads.
Rainy Day Reads: Put a 'u' in it

...class and not giving birth.Practise is a verb. Practice is a noun.Rigour is a strenuous activity. Rigor is the first half of the phrase "rigor mortis."Grey is a colour. Gray is a word that should be collectively purged from memory.Lustre...


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