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first_imgEducationLocalNewsPrimary Selena Victor wins 2012 Kweyol Spelling Bee Competition by: – May 11, 2012 Share Sharing is caring! Share 128 Views   no discussionscenter_img Tweet Share Selena Victor of the Paix Bouche Primary School. Photo credit:Pictastic Photo StudioSelena Victor of the Paix Bouche Primary School won the 3rd Annual Kwéyòl Spelling Bee Competition held at the Awarak House of Culture on Wednesday May 9, 2012. The keenly contested competition involving primary schools lasted three hours and involved 11 finalists. Lancia Demosthene of the St.Luke’s Primary School, Grace Etienne of the Delices Primary School and Megan Denis of the Grand Bay Primary captured the second, third and fourth places respectively. The event was organized by the Cultural Division and the Konmité pou Etid Kwéyòl (KEK) as part of DOMFESTA. Other participants in the finals were Julia Cyrille of the Atkinson Primary School, Jaden Joseph of the Colihaut Primary School, Sheldon Esprit of the Campbell Primary School, Shaniah Edwards of the Massacre Primary School, Jamescia George of the Penville Primary School, Vera Darroux of the Salybia Primary School and Antonio Fontaine of the St. Mary’s Primary School. These finalists emerged from preliminary rounds held a week earlier in various zones around the island. Coordinator of the Kweyol Spelling Bee, Ms. Charlene White-Christian, commenting on the event, noted, ‘This year, the Kwéyòl Spelling Bee competition was exceptional. The participation from the schools must be commended. Students were very well prepared for the competition and this lent itself to the competition being of a very high standard. Lancia Demosthene of the St.Luke’s Primary School, Grace Etienne of the Delices Primary School and Megan Denis of the Grand Bay Primary captured the second, third and fourth places respectively. Photo credit: Gregory RabessThe Kwéyòl Spelling Bee carries a certain prestige and with it comes the joy of knowing that the younger ones are becoming more and more aware of the Creole Language and are embracing the challenge of spelling this Mother tongue which identifies us as Dominican and Francophone’. Ms White – Christian also commended the finalists and participating schools and looked forward to greater participation next year.The finalists received trophies sponsored by Ross University School of Medicine. DIGICEL, a major sponsor of the event, presented a gift bag and a voucher valued at $50 redeemable at Jays Bookstore to each finalist and a Blackberry telephone to the winner. The winning school, Paix Bouche Primary School, also received a plaque compliments the Signman. Addresses at the event came from Mr. Raymond Lawrence, Chief Cultural Officer and Ms. Mary-Ann Augustus Francis, French Coordinator in the Ministry of Education.The Kwéyòl Spelling Bee is part of efforts by the Konmite pou Etid Kwéyòl (KEK) and the Cultural Division to promote written form of the Kwéyòl language. Press Releaselast_img read more


first_imgGreensburg, IN—Decatur County Solid Waste will start off spring cleaning this Saturday from 9-11 am as they will have the first electronics recycling and paper shredding event of the year.They will be partnering with Community Healthcare Clinic of Decatur County (free health care clinic). CHC will be accepting at will donations at this event.Community Healthcare Clinic of Decatur County is a not-for-profit organization that provides medical and dental services for Decatur County residents that have no insurance and meet the 150% of poverty guidelines. They are staffed by many volunteers including doctors and dentists. Call 812-663-7707 for more information.The Spring Tox-a-away day is just around the corner on April 18th from 8 a.m. to 1 pm.last_img


first_imgOrchestra narrowly held off Romsdal to give Aidan O’Brien another winner in the MBNA Chester Vase. The Ballydoyle inmate appeared set to convincingly claim the Group Three over an extended mile and a half as he breezed into the lead two furlongs out, getting the perfect gap on the rail. But the 3-1 favourite suddenly found himself in a slightly compromising position as the John Gosden-trained Romsdal arrived late and fast under William Buick. It took a photo-finish to separate the protagonists, with the Ryan Moore-ridden Orchestra taking top honours by a nose. Scotland stayed on for third, another eight lengths in arrears. Moore said: “It was a perfect trip but I was on the best horse. “I was trying to be nice to him. He’s a lovely horse. He travelled around beautifully. “He’s a big, strong horse and it’s only his third ever run. “The ground was probably a bit too loose for him. “They think a bit of the second and third, so hopefully it will be (a strong race).” O’Brien was winning his fifth Chester Vase in the last eight years, including 12 months ago with subsequent Investec Derby hero Ruler Of The World. Press Association Kevin Buckley , Coolmore’s UK representative, said: “We are very, very pleased with that. “He was a bit keen for a little stage, but Ryan got him into a nice rhythm and travelled into the race. “Ryan was very happy with the horse. He’s a fine, big type of animal and typical of a Galileo. “To do that around Chester, we have to be pleased. “It was only his third career start and Aidan was happy with him at home and was looking forward to seeing how he got on here. “Aidan probably left a little bit of work on him, and as I said it was only his third start and we were very happy with way he went around Chester.” Betfred cut the winner to 33-1 for the Derby, with BetVictor going 25-1. Paddy Power quote both Orchestra and Romsdal at 16-1, although the latter would need to be supplemented. last_img read more


first_imgJoe Root hit his third fifty in the 2019 Ashes series.Joe Root became the 12th England player to go past 7000 runs.Joe Root has smashed 45 fifties and 16 hundreds in Tests. New Delhi: Joe Root has endured a torrid time in the 2019 Ashes contest. England squandered the opportunity to retain the Urn after losing the fourth Test against Australia at Old Trafford and Root has faced some tough questions regarding his credentials as captain. Heading into the final Test at The Oval, England still have plenty at stake as they look to draw the series and ensure their unbeaten run against Australia is extended by another four years. Australia chose to bowl at The Oval and Mitchell Marsh was the star with four wickets as England ended the day on 271/8.England’s total owed much to Jos Buttler and Root’s attacking fifties. While Buttler notched up his maiden fifty in the current series, Root notched up his 45th fifty and during the course of his knock, he entered an elite list of England players. Root became the 12th England player to go past 7000 runs in Tests with Sir Alastair Cook leading the overall runs tally with 12472 runs in 161 Tests.Apart from Cook, no other England player has even crossed 10000 runs. Graham Gooch was the leading run-getter before Cook with 8900 runs followed by Alec Stewart with 8463 runs. David Gower ended with a tally of 8231 runs while Kevin Pietersen, known for his flamboyant batting, smashed 8181 runs in his 104 Tests. Geoffrey Boycott, who will also be knighted, was the first England player to go past 8000 runs with 8114 runs. Also Read | Steve Smith’s Freakish Run Streak Against England Will Leave You StunnedMichael Atherton, Ian Bell, Colin Cowdrey, Wally Hammond and Andrew Strauss are the other players to have gone past 7000 runs in Tests. Root has endured a tough time in the last two Ashes contests. In the 2017/18 series Down Under, Root scored five fifties but did not convert any of them into centuries. Root scored 51 in Brisbane, 67 in Adelaide, 61 in Melbourne and scores 83 and 58* in Sydney. In the last innings in Sydney, he had to retire ill due to dehydration. England lost the series 0-4 and in the 2019 series, the pattern has very much remained same. Also Read | Happy Birthday Sir Don Bradman – The greatest cricket player in historyAfter being dismissed for two consecutive ducks, Root bounced back with 77 in Leeds and 71 in Manchester before being dismissed for a duck in the second innings. His last century was 130 at Trent Bridge and it came in the match where Australia were bowled out for 60 thanks to a brilliant haul of 8/15 from Stuart Broad.  highlightscenter_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more


first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Comments Published on February 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm Contact Rachel: rnmarcus@syr.educenter_img For Syracuse, last season’s visit to Virginia was what SU attack Tee Ladouceur summed up as ‘an awful trip all together.’‘It was snowing out, our planes got cancelled, our bus got delayed,’ Ladouceur said. ‘Took 12 hours to get down there, and then we lost. We’re only off the bus for a couple hours and had a 12 hour road trip back.’She barely even remembers the game, which SU lost 14-13.On Sunday at 12:30 p.m., Ladouceur and the Orange (1-1) will face Virginia (1-1) yet again in the early part of its season. SU is coming off a loss to Stanford last weekend. And though this game is not make or break, there is a chip on Ladouceur and the rest of the Orange’s shoulders. The team hasn’t beaten the Cavaliers since 2004.‘It’s important in a sense we don’t want to be 1-2,’ Ladouceur said. ‘It’s not necessarily ‘We don’t want to lose this game,’ it’s, ‘We want to win this game.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe offense, which scored a combined 29 goals in its first two games, is an area that the team needs to work on, said attack Michelle Tumolo.The Orange will look to get that offense back on track against a UVa team that gave up 15 and 13 goals, respectively, in its first two games.But the No. 9 Orange still faces a tough task in the No. 12 Cavaliers. It’s been a long seven years since SU came away from a UVa game with a victory.‘It’s UVa,’ Tumolo said. ‘They’re always a good team. They’re always a great competitor. It’s going to be great for us, because we’re coming off a loss and have a lot of anger coming into this game.’The Orange is still coming together as a team and learning from the first two games of the season. And it is trying to fix the mistakes it made against Stanford, its first loss of the season last weekend.SU head coach Gary Gait knows how strong UVa is and understands that SU has to be focused when it plays a team of that caliber.‘We’re just looking to improve in what we did last game,’ Gait said. ‘We watched a lot of the game film as a team. A lot of the players, it opened up their eyes to see how they played and what they did and how they can improve. We’ll hopefully learn from that game and be much more prepared.’If the Orange wants to break its losing streak to Virginia and get its first win against the Cavaliers in more than half a decade, it will have to execute on its home turf. Because after Sunday’s game, the Orange won’t play again in the Carrier Dome until April 8.‘We’re really focused on them, and hopefully we can take advantage of our home field,’ Gait said. ‘Take advantage of it when we have it.’Tumolo knows the team can take that advantage, especially if it comes out of both halves with as much energy as it does in second halves. She has confidence in every single person on the field.Including Ladouceur, whose memories of Virginia don’t include a win. She’d like to change that come Sunday.‘For me, personally, I’ve never beaten Virginia,’ Ladouceur said. ‘This is sort of my last chance to finally be like, ‘I’m better than you and I’m going to win.”rnmarcus@syr.edulast_img read more


first_img COMMENT The upcoming WWE game is being developed by Visual Concepts, and to be published by 2K Sports. 2K Sports also publishes 2K games like NBA 2K and others. WWE 2K20 is scheduled to release on October 22, 2019, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft. The PC release date for the game is yet to be confirmed. WWE 2K20 is the successor of WWE 2K19 and is the 21st game of the WWE 2K line-up. According to the gameplay released earlier, WWE 2K20 Showcase mode revolves around the rivalry of Bayley Lynch, Charlotte Flair, Sasha Banks and Bayley. This edition of 2K also features the 2K Towers mode which was released in the previous edition. This edition will also include a MyCareer story mode which revolves around a female and a male wrestler, a first for the franchise.Also Read l WWE SmackDown: What to expect and upcoming draft predictions Adil Khan Also Read l WWE News: Baron Corbin wants a championship match at WrestleMania 36WWE game: Here is everything you need to know about WWE 2K20 Also Read l AEW DYNAMITE: Jon Moxley leaves WWE and criticises WWE script Written By SUBSCRIBE TO US WWE 2K20 is 10 days away and WWE fans just can’t wait to play the upcoming game. However, until now, developers have revealed some prominent features and add-ons which makes it easier for a gamer to interact with the game. It was released way back that both Becky Lynch and Roman Reigns will be seen on the cover. Earlier it was released that the WWE 2K20 will feature a female MyCareer story alongside its male story. It was also reported that a special edition of WWE 2K20 will release in the future and it will focus on WWE Hall of Famers.center_img Last Updated: 11th October, 2019 15:00 IST WWE 2K20 News: All You Need To Know About The Upcoming WWE Game Developers of WWE 2K20 have revealed some prominent features and add-ons which makes it easier for a gamer to interact with the game. WWE 2K20 out in October. First Published: 11th October, 2019 15:00 IST The collector’s edition of the WWE game will be based on SmackDown’s 20th Anniversary which will feature the return of Chyna. Hulk Hogan and a young Rock will also feature in the collector’s edition. The game will also feature four DLC packs showcasing players fighting each other in a fictional realm with themed content. The first DLC pack is rumoured to revolve around The Fiend.Also Read l WWE rumours: Seth Rollins, Brock Lesnar and Tyson Fury may return LIVE TV WATCH US LIVE FOLLOW USlast_img read more


first_img Written By WATCH US LIVE LIVE TV Associated Press Television News First Published: 3rd January, 2020 23:28 IST The Cleveland Browns are interviewing Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy in Kansas City to possibly be their next head coach.Bieniemy is the third candidate to interview with the Browns, who met Thursday with former Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy at their facility and traveled to Baltimore to speak with Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam wants to hire a coach first before turning his attention to finding a new general manager following John Dorsey’s sudden departure this week.The 50-year-old Bieniemy has been on Cleveland’s radar for some time, mostly because he worked with Dorsey in Kansas City. However, he was not one of the candidates the Browns interviewed during their coaching search early in 2019 before the team hired Freddie Kitchens.Also Read: Cleveland Browns set to appoint 7th coach since 2009 after sacking Freddie KitchensBieniemy played nine seasons in the NFL before he got into coaching, first at Colorado, his alma mater. He’s been with the Chiefs since 2013 and has worked with Browns running back Kareem Hunt, who led the league in rushing as a rookie in 2017.Bieniemy is in his second season as the Chiefs offensive coordinator. Under his watch, quarterback Patrick Mahomes has blossomed into a superstar. Last season, he became just the second QB to throw for more than 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns in one season and was named MVP.After meeting with Bieniemy, the Browns plan to interview 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh in San Francisco and Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll on Sunday in Buffalo. They’ve also scheduled meetings with Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski and Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels.Also Read: Odell Beckham Jr to continue Cleveland Browns stay despite rift with Browns coach center_img SUBSCRIBE TO US COMMENT FOLLOW US Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020 23:28 IST Browns Interview Chiefs Coordinator Bieniemy For Coach Job The Cleveland Browns are interviewing Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy in Kansas City to possibly be their next head coach.last_img read more


first_img*Victor Moses, others expected in camp today as training beginsDuro IkhazuagbeNigeria’s preparations for the double header World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Cameroon began in earnest on Monday as 14 Super Eagles players and their technical handlers arrived Uyo from Abuja.The contingent which flew from the capital city by Dana Air arrived Uyo, venue of the Match-day 3 of the qualifying round at about 5pm to be joined by Dele Alampasu and Ikechukwu Ezenwa who were already on ground for the must-win clash with the reigning African champions. On board the flight from Abuja were Captain of the team John Mikel Obi, Odion Jude Ighalo, William Troost Ekong, Ola Aina, Tyronne Ebuehi, Elderson Echiejile, Chidozie Awaziem, Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfred Ndidi, Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho, Daniel Akpeyi, Oghenekaro Etebor and Mikel Agu.The team’s Franco-German Coach, Gernot Rohr, led the full compliment of the technical officials into Uyo ahead of the training expected to commence this morning at the practice pitch of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium fondly called the Nest of Champions.Expected to join the squad today is the trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Aaron Samuel and new invitee, Anthony Nwakaeme of Hapoel Be’er Sheva in the Israeli topflight.Chelsea star wingback Victor Moses who posted on his twitter handle at the weekend that he was home-bound to help Nigeria defeat Cameroon was yet to arrive Uyo as at press time last night, although team officials admitted they were expecting him to join the rest of the squad.Meanwhile, Ighalo has promised to score goals against the Lions come Friday evening.The Changchun Yatai forward has regained his scoring tricks since arriving the Chinese Super League having scored 11 leagues goals this season.“It is true, I have been on a great scoring run. I must say I came back with my scoring boots and I pray I convert my chances against Cameroon.“Though, winning is paramount to me as that is the main aim of the team, I desire to score against Cameroon,” the former U-20 forward told AOI Football.Nigeria will face the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Friday in the first of the two clashes between both sides as the qualifiers resume this weekend.Nigeria is leading the Group B with six points from two games while Cameroon are the closest foes as they have harnessed just two points from two games. Zambia and Algeria occupy third and fourth spot on the log with each having just one point.Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions also reported to camp yesterday with 20 of the original 23 players invited by Coach Hugo Broos.They will be joined by three replacements of players that have asked to be excused from the match against Nigeria. They are expected in Uyo on Wednesday.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more


first_imgBayern Munich’s 3-0 victory over Schalke last weekend was not without incident, the reigning Bundesliga champions escaping two potential penalties during the game.The first, with France international Benjamin Pavard’s back to the ball, was certainly debatable but the second, when Ivan Perisic appeared to handle a direct free kick by Schalke, looked to be a certain spot kick but there was no VAR review and the Croatia winger went unpunished.While the controversy inevitably died down as the working week began, one Schalke fan decided that the perceived injustice was worthy of further investigation and duly set the Gelsenkirchen police department in motion to look into the matter.As confirmed on the official site of the Polizei Gelsenkirchen, the Schalke supporter has lodged two official complaints alleging fraud, one against the match official and another against the VAR system.While the local police gamely suggested they would open an investigation, it seems likely that the whole affair will blow over before the Miners are back in action at home on Saturday against Hertha Berlin. Source: ASlast_img read more


first_imgIt has emerged that Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was arrested after trying to help his sister who had been stabbed in the arm by a “gangster-style” Albanian businessman.Sources last night said the Manchester United ace was with partner Fern Hawkins in a bar in Mykonos on Thursday when his sister Daisy was approached by a group of Albanian men.One of the men — described by sources as “gangster types” — started chatting up Daisy.And when she turned him down, she was jabbed in the arm with a sharp metal straw, drawing blood and causing her to faint. Harry then stepped in before a fight broke out.A source said: “Harry saw what was happening and remonstrated with them and things got heated.“He decided to try to get out of there and wanted to hail a taxi. But he ended up arguing with some undercover police officers and ended up at the local police station.”Maguire, 27, and his pals had also been furious a day ­earlier after bar staff refused to tackle Brits who taunted him.After his arrest, he spent the rest of the night in a detention room at Mykonos police station, where he charmed cops by chatting with them about footie.They brought the United ­captain snacks until he was taken on a ferry to neighbouring Syros at 2pm on Friday. He spent the night in a cell there.The £190,000-a-week footballer was then bailed and told he could leave the country after he denied a string of charges for assault, verbal abuse and bribery on Saturday.He is thought to have returned to the UK on Sunday. Source: The Sunlast_img read more