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  • 6 tips for better learning

    6 tips for better learning
    For Mike Byster, learning in a classroom was always a challenge. "I was so bored sitting in a desk with a textbook," said Byster, 54, a retired commodities trader who lives in Skokie. "Everyone remembers information differently and for me, I needed to...
  • VHSL executive committee chair backs realignment plan

    In response to comments made during an athletic directors' discussion of the Virginia High School League's realignment, James Monroe principal John Gordon defended the plan as "so much better" than what used to be in place. Gordon, who also chairs the...
  • VHSL realignment: Athletic directors have frank discussion on what it means, how it happened and its challenges

    VHSL realignment: Athletic directors have frank discussion on what it means, how it happened and its challenges
    Schools in the Virginia High School League will undergo one of the most radical realignments in the VHSL's century-old history this fall. The premise was to group high schools by enrollment size for postseason play. It also means district tournaments...
  • Transcript of the Daily Press conversation with area athletic directors concerning VHSL reorganization

    Q: Is realignment and having schools of strictly similar sizes play each other in state tournaments a good thing? Barner: Yeah, I think it’s a good thing, but I think it was that way before, except for schools like Phoebus and Bruton that choose to...
  • Land grant values hinge on the signer

    Q: Your column carried a photo of a Ben Franklin-signed deed that sold for $13,200. We have a document signed 1811 that grants land in Ohio to a family member. It's signed in two places by President James Madison and once by Secretary of State James...
  • Could this be the last VHSCA week in Hampton?

    It was never meant to be permanent. In August 1992, after an eight-year run in Lynchburg, the executive committee of the Virginia High School Coaches Association decided to move its All-Star week to Hampton. It made sense: Busch Gardens, Water Country...
  • Another two-termer...

     
    Via Bloomberg: President Barack Obama, who was sworn in to a second term Jan. 20 and delivered an inaugural address yesterday at the 57th presidential inauguration, follows a pair of presidents, Bill Clinton (1993-2001) and George W. Bush (2001-2009),...
  • Disney Theatrical Casts Broadway's 'Aladdin'

    Jonathan Freeman, the actor who portrayed the villain Jafar in Disney's 1992 animated pic "Aladdin," will reprise his role onstage in the Broadway-bound legit adaptation of the tale, in which he'll be part of a cast led by Adam Jacobs ("Les Miserables,"...
  • Fire damages woodshop at Monroe High School in North Hills

     
    An attic fire in a building that houses the woodshop at James Monroe High School in North Hills damaged the shop class, Los Angeles Fire Dept. officials said Friday....
  • 15 million-year-old whale skull found on banks of Potomac River

    15 million-year-old whale skull found on banks of Potomac River
    From the banks of the Potomac River, in a region steeped in American history, a massive fossil was dug up last month that apparently can be traced back to a time long before this country's recorded history, a time deep in the world's prehistory. The...
  • Brendan McGinty continues family 'dynasty' at QB as Lafayette opens at Brunswick

     Brendan McGinty continues family 'dynasty' at QB as Lafayette opens at Brunswick
    WILLIAMSBURG — This football senior class at Lafayette High has never known anything but a McGinty as starting quarterback, and the next one probably won't either. Considering the results, there are no complaints. Lafayette went 16-6 in two...