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  United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This displacement of Native Americans continues to be a matter of contention in the U.S., with many nations attempting to assert their original claims to various lands, citing the Indian relocation acts of 1830.
African Americans or Blacks comprise 13% (2000 census) of the American population.
Asian Americans, including Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, are a fourth significant minority (4% of the population in 2000).
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 North American High - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The North American High is an impermanent high-pressure cell or anticyclone created by anticyclogenesis (anticyclone + the Greek word genesis, meaning "birth, origin"), a formative process that occurs when cool or cold dry air settles onto western North America.
North American Highs moves eastwards across the continent, often in the company of one or more low-pressure cells or cyclones.
The North American High is akin to the Siberian High of Eurasia, but it is much smaller, and it has much less world-wide influence on the weather of the Northern Hemisphere.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/North_American_High   (258 words)

 American Legion Continuation
American Legion High School is a large continuation high school which proudly works with students from many backgrounds.
American legion has a school environment which effectively blends the target of student learning in a friendly, safe atmosphere.
Just as high student performance is a daily expectation, school-wide barbecues provided by the entire staff, coupled with an ongoing student recognition program balance the scale.
www.scusd.edu /high_schools/amlegion   (355 words)

 American High - PopMatters Television Review
American High, a new documentary series on Fox Television, is kind of the same way.
Over and over we hear that high school is a time and place for figuring out "who you are" or "who you want to be." That's American High's position and it's probably the right one.
American High is ultimately a record of where a certain group of teenagers were in the year 1999.
popmatters.com /tv/reviews/a/american-high.html   (1722 words)

 Ebony: Top high school seniors - outstanding African American students
Many of the 1994 high school honorees volunteer time at local food banks, lend helping hands to the elderly and the disabled and serve as youth organizers at local churches.
Talented Adree Ross (right) boasts a 3.9 GPA at Westchester High School in Los Angeles, where she is a member of the school's honor society and girls basketball team.
Student government vice president Tamiko C. Neely (left) holds a 4.23 GPA at Lincoln High School in San Diego, where she is yearbook editor and a member of the French club, the state honor society and Future Educators of America.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1077/is_n9_v49/ai_15518302   (1471 words)

 PBS - American High - Parent's Guide
The accompanying AMERICAN HIGH Parents' Guide is designed to help parents use the television series as a catalyst for understanding teens and teen behavior.
The first section, American High Closeups, is intended for use whether or not you have watched the series and includes insights into the critical issues of adolescence so frankly and vividly portrayed in AMERICAN HIGH— family communication and parent child relationships, teen friendships, academics, children and divorce, addiction and sexual identity.
Download this printable version of the AMERICAN HIGH Parents' Guide, for a wealth of ideas to support you in what is arguably the most difficult relationship on earth: parent and teen.
www.pbs.org /americanhigh/parents   (283 words)

 American School Board Journal: November 2004
High school teachers often aren't prepared to teach in teams, act as advisers, or teach across subjects.
The mantra of high school reform is rigor, relationships, and relevance.
American School Board Journal is an editorially independent publication of the National School Boards Association.
www.asbj.com /2004/11/1104coverstory.html   (2536 words)

 PopPolitics.com - Teen TV Gets Real: American High   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
American High enjoyed a brief run on Fox (four of the series’ 13 episodes aired on the network last August) before it was cancelled.
American High should not be called American High because they have limited numbers of minority students in that high school, or rather on that show!
When it comes down to it, American High is a pretty white show, which is largely due to the racial makeup of HPHS’s student population.
www.poppolitics.com /articles/2001-06-05-americanhigh.shtml   (1800 words)

 Zap2it - TV news - PBS Brings Back 'American High'
The series is made up of footage of the students and their parents as well as the students own "video diaries," in which they chronicle their lives in and out of schools they face family conflicts, romance, and issues of sexual identity, loneliness, peer pressure, grades and decisions about college.
There is no word on how the acquisition of "American High" will effect PBS' similar project "Senior Year," also a documentary series on high school focusing on high school students, which is currently in post-production.
One difference between the two series is that "American High" takes place in a predominately white suburb, while "Senior Year" takes place in a Los Angeles inner city high school with a group of students that are more ethnically diverse.
tv.zap2it.com /news/tvnewsdaily.html?12950   (388 words)

 Native American flute music and flutes styled after Native American flutes from Odell Borg High Spirits Flutes
The Native American flute and other wooden flutes styled after the Native American flute are a magical and a wonderful way to express emotions and feelings.
A note about Native American flutes - just as a "French horn" is a particular type of musical instrument, "Native American flute" refers to a particular type of musical instrument and does not imply that it was made by an enrolled member of a federally-recognized tribe.
Although Odell has Native American ancestry (Ojibway) and his flutes are owned, used and endorsed by many prominent Native American musicians, High Spirits flutes are not "Native American made" as specified by the U.S. Government.
www.highspirits.com   (791 words)

 Kaiserslautern American High School Alumni Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The high school was in the upstairs center wing.
The school was formally called Kaiserslautern American High School, informally 'Rhine High' in cheers and in the old school song.
Prior to Ramstein High School opening in August of 1982, Kaiserslautern High School was the largest American High School outside the continental United States.
www.kahsalumni.org /fifties.html   (329 words)

 Technos: Quarterly for Education and Technology: Designing, and making, the new American high school
In the next 10 years we can be sure that there will be high school failure everywhere unless states artificially lower the standards, a real possibility, or schools change the high school experience to engage and motivate students to learn.
Rosenstock was formerly the director of the New Urban High School Project and principal at the Cambridge (Massachusetts) Rindge School of Technical Arts.
High Tech High is a public charter high school with a diverse student population that mirrors the San Diego Unified School District.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0HKV/is_1_11/ai_86041233   (1456 words)

 Archived: Promising Initiatives to Improve Education in Your Community: New American High Schools
The Department recognizes outstanding high schools that are committed to high standards for all students and have achieved excellent results.
Expectations for high academic achievement are reflected in the rigorous curriculum of this science and technology magnet.
The curriculum at suburban Adlai Stevenson High School is a model of challenge and relevance for the 3,300 + students enrolled.
www.ed.gov /pubs/promisinginitiatives/nahs.html   (1045 words)

 American Virtual High School - About our School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Graduates receive a traditional high school diploma and official transcripts, based on the American system of secondary education.
We are a distance learning High School that is committed to offering an opportunity for quality education that is accessible to students any time-any place American Virtual High School School is a private high school based out of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
American Virtual High School is a class IV nationally accredited private school, which is approved by the National Private Schools Accreditation Alliance.
www.americanvirtualhighschool.us /mainoffice/about.htm   (270 words)

 They're Not Stupid—They're Lazy By Alexandra Starr
You could conclude from these exams that American high-schoolers are ill-taught and ill-prepared for the competitive global economy.
American teenagers, in other words, may not be stupid.
All this is not to say that American high schools do a great job of educating kids.
www.slate.com /id/2124163   (1057 words)

 USNews.com: Opinion: Barone Blog: Barone Blog: American high schools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is one of the features of our national life that in a country with so many islands of excellence our high schools stand out as a huge island of mediocrity.
Money quote: "Considering all the impediments to wholesale high-school reform and the absence of true consensus as to the nature and urgency of the problem, I conclude that diversity and experimentation are a reasonable way to proceed in mid-decade, rather than pressing for elusive agreement about a single national strategy.
One problem with high schools is perpetual: The people it deals with are adolescents.
www.usnews.com /usnews/opinion/baroneblog/archives/051210/american_high_s.htm?track=rss   (1077 words)

 Are American High Schools Obsolete?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
 The problems of high schools are well-documented — low graduation rates, graduates who enter college but require remedial classes, billions spent on retraining by businesses to bring employees up to a basic level of English and math.
Consequently, many people have concluded that public high schools are failing in their mission.
The foundation's Web site describes the ideal school this way: "Successful schools combine rigor — high expectations and a meaningful course of study — with relationships — powerful, sustained involvement with caring adults who mentor, advise, and support students throughout their high school careers." This sounds like a typical homeschool program.
www.lifeway.com /lwc/article_main_page/0,1703,A=159868&M=200128,00.html   (702 words)

 Tour Dates - Aflac All-American High School Baseball Classic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Now in its second year, the Aflac National Selection Tour is a multi-city tour that travels to the hometowns of the Aflac All-Americans to announce their selection to the team.
As a part of Aflac's ongoing commitment to the fight against childhood cancer, all game proceeds from the 2005 Aflac All-American High School Baseball Classic will benefit the Division of Pediatric Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore.
The Aflac All-American High School Baseball Classic is endorsed by many of the game’s pillars, including Major League Baseball.
www.aflacallamerican.com /2005/Tourdates?id=40   (606 words)

 Basketball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
On March 29, the McDonald's All American Games will bring the top high school basketball talent in the nation to San Diego, CA to raise money for an important cause.
For the fifth year, 24 high school senior girl basketball players will be selected to play in the 2006 Girls Game - and based on past performances, women's basketball is getting the same caliber of players.
A selection committee of prominent high school coaches, prep scouts and media from across the country choose the nation's top graduating high school boys and girls basketball players from a pool of approximately 2,500 seniors.
www.mcdonalds.com /usa/sports/mcdallamericans/basketball.html   (382 words)

 High Blood Pressure
According to recent estimates, nearly one in three U.S. adults has high blood pressure, but because there are no symptoms, nearly one-third of these people don't know they have it.
This is why high blood pressure is often called the "silent killer." The only way to tell if you have high blood pressure is to have your blood pressure checked.
American Heart Association experts answer questions about high blood pressure.
www.americanheart.org /hbp   (289 words)

 AmericanHighrise.Com - This site is dedicated to U.S. Veterans
Let us not be bashful or found wanting for the courage that will show the next generation the values that have endured and will be the foundation for a new Millenium filled with dreams, great promises, and great challenges.
American Highrise became a "once every 200 year" piece of Americana when it was selected to commemorate the American Bicentennial Presidential Inaugural in 1989.
The American Highrise Monument now stands as a tribute to the spirit of freedom although challenged will always remain victorious.
www.americanhighrise.com   (398 words)

 High School Education Homepage
Students must leave high school with a solid grounding in the academic, social and workplace skills needed for the next step, whether it be postsecondary education, an apprenticeship, or a career.
The Preparing America's Future High School Initiative is designed to support educators, policymakers, and leaders who are committed to making sure that all high school graduates have that academic grounding and those necessary skills.
The role of leaders in high schools, whether they are among the teachers, principals or other administrators, is increasingly important as schools and districts focus on reform.
www.ed.gov /about/offices/list/ovae/pi/hs   (1069 words)

 "American High" (2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
American High is one of the worst TV shows I have ever seen.
First off, they try to capitalize on the success of Survivor, by making a million knockoffs of it, without realizing what a terrible show itself it is.
Every character is happy, is always having fun, and has a girlfriend/boyfriend, or they play sports, an so on.
us.imdb.com /Title?0254888   (361 words)

 All American Marine, Inc. - Building High Quality Marine Craft
Located on the shores of Bellingham, Washington, All American Marine is a leading manufacturer of high speed passenger ferries, excursion vessels, and work boats.
Since 1987, All American Marine has been working diligently to design and construct highly functional and innovative boats, which can be sold at very competitive rates.
The high speed patrol vessel has been assigned to operate in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) and its Tortugas Ecological Reserve off the Southern coast of Florida.
www.allamericanmarine.com   (245 words)

 Portland NORML - Hemp: Lifeline to the Future - American High Society
Burke, president of the American Historical Reference Society and a consultant for the Smithsonian Institute, counted seven early presidents as cannabis smokers: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Zachary Taylor and Franklin Pierce.
Cannabis was twice as popular among American soldiers in the Mexican War as in Vietnam: Pierce wrote to his family that it was "about the only good thing" about that war.
Cannabis was mentioned as a medicinal agent in a formal American medical text as early as 1843.
www.pdxnorml.org /7_presidents.html   (583 words)

 Television Without Pity » American High   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Unfortunately, Kaytee's bespectacled platonic boyfriend Scooter is right there to pick up the shattered pieces of her heart, and proves it by copping a video-diary feel.
Pressure High - Robby, Anna, Allie, and Kaytee and some of the other kids all go off in their video diaries about how school sucks and how they hate it and how they all feel pressure to not fail.
You Only Live Once - Oh, to be young and in love and in high school...and in detention and in a gay alliance group and in a coffeehouse pimping your demo tapes...
www.televisionwithoutpity.com /show.cgi?show=9   (845 words)

 2006 American Senior High School 'Patriot' Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Start with confidence, and finish the test with high score.
Then we will all be pleased when every underclassman passes!
American Senior High School : 18350 NW 67 Avenue : Hialeah FL, 33015 : Phone: (305) 557-3770 : Copyright 05-06
american.dade.k12.fl.us   (130 words)

 Amazon.com: The New American High School: Books: David D. Marsh,Judy B. Codding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Marsh and Codding have gone beyond the rhetoric of many high school reform leaders and have addressed the needs of parents and practitioners alike.
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The fact that all students should be held to the same high standards is a fact that I, as an educator, believe to be of utmost importance in giving students the will and encouragement needed to succeed in our changing world.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0803962266?v=glance   (852 words)

 National High School Alliance
The National High School Alliance (HS Alliance) is a partnership of nearly fifty organizations representing a diverse cross-section of perspectives and approaches, but sharing a common commitment to promoting the excellence, equity, and development of high school-age youth.
A Call to Action: Transforming High School for All Youth is a framework of six core principles and recommended strategies for preparing all of our nation's youth for college, careers, and active civic participation.
A Call to Action is the result of the National High School Alliance's work over the past two years to tap the expertise of its diverse partnership of 40+ national organizations to identify what it takes to produce high academic achievement, close the achievement gap, and promote civic and personal growth among all high-school-age youth.
www.hsalliance.org   (618 words)

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