Posts Tagged ‘school’s’

Syrian children struggle for room in Turkish schools

Syrian children struggle for room in Turkish schools

Nihal Kayali and Christina Asquith, Refugees DeeplyISTANBUL, Turkey — At the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit this week, Turkey’s efforts to educate hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees will be in the spotlight. Top News – UPI.com

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The ultimate NCAA Tournament bracket based on each schools’ famous alumni

The ultimate NCAA Tournament bracket based on each schools’ famous alumni

There are precious few schools that actually have a chance of winning the NCAA Tournament. Sure, in a literal sense they all do, but c’mon. The clock always seems to strike midnight for the best Cinderella and ultimately we’re left with the best programs. Good teams come and go, but elite alumni are forever....

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Oregon standoff: Militia leader tears down part of fence near wildlife refuge; Schools reopen

Oregon standoff: Militia leader tears down part of fence near wildlife refuge; Schools reopen

Doug G. WareHARNEY COUNTY, Ore., Jan. 11 (UPI) — Schools in southeast Oregon reopened Monday after students got an extra week off due to the standoff between a constitutional rights militia and authorities. Top News – UPI.com

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Prayer in Islamic calligraphy closes Virginia schools

Prayer in Islamic calligraphy closes Virginia schools

Ed AdamczykSTAUNTON , Va., Dec. 18 (UPI) — Because of controversy surrounding an assignment which included a Muslim profession of faith, Augusta County, Va., public schools were closed again Friday. Top News – UPI.com

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LA schools close due to threat; NYPD calls it ‘overreaction’

LA schools close due to threat; NYPD calls it ‘overreaction’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 10:45 AM All schools with the Los Angeles Unified School District were closed Tuesday after a bomb threat was called in to a school board member, district officials announced. More than 640,000 students attend schools in the district. “We ask parents and families, if you...

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Outfitter Adidas offers money for high schools to drop Native American mascots

Outfitter Adidas offers money for high schools to drop Native American mascots

Doug G. WarePORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 5 (UPI) — Adidas on Thursday said it will offer creative and financial help to any of the roughly 2,000 U.S. high schools with Native American mascots if they drop them. Top News – UPI.com

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3 Illinois schools closed after Legionella bacteria found

3 Illinois schools closed after Legionella bacteria found

Ed AdamczykELGIN , Ill., Sept. 23 (UPI) — Three schools in Elgin, Ill., closed abruptly after air quality tests showed a heightened level of the Legionella bacteria. Top News – UPI.com

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Nigeria: Schools to reopen as forces push out extremists

Nigeria: Schools to reopen as forces push out extremists

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian military official says public schools are reopening in Borno state, in the country’s northeast, where the military has pushed Boko Haram extremists from many cities and towns. Many schools have been closed for more than two years in areas of the state that had been controlled by Boko...

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California fire destroys at least 585 homes; schools closed

California fire destroys at least 585 homes; schools closed

Tomas MonzonMIDDLETOWN, Calif., Sept. 15 (UPI) — The Valley Fire burning throughout Lake County in California has destroyed over 500 homes and killed one retired teacher. Top News – UPI.com

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Elks club: School’s ‘Girls Gone Wild’ event is ruse

Elks club: School’s ‘Girls Gone Wild’ event is ruse

INDIANA, Pa. – If female students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania are going wild this weekend, they won’t be doing it at the local Elks club. The bar manager of the club tells the Indiana Gazette that there is no event scheduled at the club despite fliers advertising “Girls Gone Wild: IUP Edition.” The...

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