Archive for February, 2012
Sunday, February 26th, 2012
“In Feb. 2009 first officer Stephanie Grant of Atlantic Southeast Airlines got the call to replace the co-pilot scheduled to crew Flight No. 5202 from Atlanta to Nashville, she didn’t realize she and the rest of the crew were about to make history.”
Friday, February 24th, 2012
“I remembered her 50 years later” the winning Six-Word Essay Contest sponsored by StudentsFirst.
Great teachers inspire flight, destroy chains, challenge barriers, encourage the discouraged, and engage the distracted.
Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
“Make no mistake. This is no bake sale. You have lawyers, we have lawyers, you have lobbyists, we have lobbyists. The one with the loudest voice gets heard.” So said Gwen Samuel in talking about CT Parent Union, the newly formed entity designed to give parents equal power at the education decision table in CT.
Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
“African-American men and PSA range: Race plays a role in the normal range for PSA score. There are also different types of test to identify the PSA range. It is important that once AA men start getting PSAs that they request that the doctors use the same test each time so that the results are consistently measured. Many oncologists report that AA men seem to have prostate cancer with a lower PSA number than do Caucasian or Asian men. African-American men talk to your doctor.”
Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
“As a top professional lyric soprano, Camilla Williams went on to perform in such classics as: Puccini’s “La Bohème” and “Madame Butterfly”, and as Nedda, in Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci.” In 1948 she sang the title role of Verdi’s “Aida.” In 1954 she appeared as Cio-Cio-San with the London Sadler’s Wells Opera and that year became the first black artist to sing a major role with the Vienna State Opera.”