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  Archived Information - To Sum It Up: Chapter 4, The Place of School in Adolescents' Lives (Part 1 of 2)
For many, school is not only about classes, but is also the hub of an active life; it is where they meet friends and socialize, participate in sports, pursue personal interests through extracurricular activities, try out various social roles, and express themselves through their appearance and behavior.
High school students are more likely to study for the college entrance examinations by themselves, but some do enroll in courses focused on the college entrance examinations or that are more advanced than the courses available in most high schools.
Schools seldom organize review sessions for students, as is frequently done by teachers in German schools, and, for the most part, students are left on their own to study commercially published books containing cues about how to take the examination, summaries of important concepts, and examples of examination questions.
www.ed.gov /pubs/SumItUp/chapter4.html   (3166 words)

 Citrus: School gymnasium may get a new life
The School Board late Tuesday agreed to study transforming the old brick structure back into the gymnasium it once was.
School Board member Sandra "Sam" Himmel has been spearheading that alternative plan, which calls for construction of new classrooms at another site on campus and clearing the way for the gym restoration.
Board member Carol Snyder, who had previously opposed Himmel's gymnasium idea, said that crowd was clearly interested in the schools sharing what they had with the community and she said she would support the idea to "drag our feet just a bit" to explore the Citrus High gym renovation.
www.sptimes.com /2002/04/11/Citrus/School_gymnasium_may_.shtml   (582 words)

 USCM | Valley High School Community Gymnasium | Dublin, California
In 1989, the city and the school district entered into a joint facility use/improvement agreement which established a basis for cooperative use of their respective recreational and educational facilities.
As a result of the agreement, community use of school facilities increased, the high school reinstated a swim program utilizing the city's pool, and improvements were made to the Dublin High School football stadium and playgrounds at three grade schools.
This ongoing partnership between the city and the school district represents an innovative and cooperative approach to enhancing and expanding educational and recreational opportunities available to the residents of the community.
www.usmayors.org /uscm/best_practices/bp_volume_3/dublin_3.htm   (514 words)

 Lemvig Gymnasium / School profile
Lemvig Gymnasium is owned and run by Ringkjøbing County, and it was founded in 1979 as part of a deliberate regional policy.
The objective is to make it possible for the upper secondary students of the region to receive their education in the local area, and for the gymnasium to contribute to attracting skilled manpower for the many firms and businesses in the area.
This also goes for the way in which Lemvig Gymnasium is run: in a close collaboration between the headmaster, the board of governors, the staff and the students.
www.lemvig-gym.dk /english/profile.htm   (757 words)

 Paul Pfinzing Gymnasium Hersbruck - gymnasium-hersbruck.de   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
The latin school first blossomed in the 16th century, survived the 30 Years War undamaged and with a new school building built in 1735, gained considerable significance.
The school also survived the transition to the Kingdom of Bavaria in 1806 since latin schools were being promoted at that time.
For further information about the new form of the Gymnasium in only 8 years (year 5, 6, 7 and 8 are now concerned) and about the different branches please look at the web site of the Ministry of Education (www.stmuk.bayern.de).
www.gymnasium-hersbruck.de /gym/wir/wir_gb.html   (996 words)

 Archived: The Educational System in Germany: Case Study Findings; Chapter 4 - Attitudes Toward School and Education
In particular, vocational school teachers often said that the role of school was to "prepare students for their future professional life." Similarly, Gymnasium teachers said the role of the Gymnasium was to prepare students for future academic studies and careers.
Many considered school to be a burden in their lives: a place which imposes a steady stream of demands on their time, and a place where they are judged critically based on their performance.
Gymnasium teachers were most likely to emphasize the intellectual or academic purpose of education, whereas teachers at the Haupt/Realschule more often stressed the importance of education as a means of adolescent socialization.
www.ed.gov /pubs/GermanCaseStudy/chapter4b.html   (5862 words)

 Das Gymnasium Syke im Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
The school is maintained by the county of Diepholz, which has excellently equipped all fields of study, built spacious sports facilities with a teaching pool, set up two libraries for junior and senior students and erected a comfortable recreation room.
The auditorium of the grammar school is of special architectural beauty and is also used as theatre for the city of Syke.
Our students come from the Orientierungsstufen (type of school in Germany; in the 5th and 6th grades pupils are selected to attend different secondary schools) Bassum, Twistringen, Bruchhausen-Vilsen, Syke and soon Barrien.When enrolling in the seventh grade, students have not only to decide on a second foreign language (French or Latin).
www.gymnasium-syke.de /schulinformationen/englisch/index.htm   (280 words)

 School History
Brown and former students of the Douglas School recall that one of the earliest teachers at Sallisaw's Douglas School was Mrs.
The schools used this building for a gymnasium and auditorium until 1938 when the WPA built a large stone auditorium near the corner of Creek and main streets.
The school colors, Orange and Black, date back to at least the 1915-16 school year and the fl diamond Mascot was first used in 1924 by the basketball team.
www.sallisawps.org /schoolhistory.htm   (1723 words)

 gymnasium - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Gymnasium (school), in German education, traditionally a high school emphasizing classical languages and literature.
gymnasiums of ancient Greece, see also Stadium, Japan’s National Gymnasiums, physical fitness, popularity of individual sports in U.S., saunas
- European academic secondary school: in Europe, principally Germany and other German-speaking countries, a secondary school where the emphasis is on academic subjects...
ca.encarta.msn.com /gymnasium.html   (99 words)

 LeRoy-Ostrander School District
The first school to serve the citizens of LeRoy was held in the home of Miss Melissa Allen in 1856 in District 4.
The school was serving all twelve grades and a larger school was needed with a modern approach.
The school built an athletic field to the east of the building in cooperation with the city.
www.leroy.k12.mn.us /highschool/history.html   (460 words)

The responsibilities of the school committee were quite broad and they varied from the supervision of the teacher’s interest in his/her work to the diligence of his/her pupils.
Basically the school totally depended on the ability, the interest and the zeal of its school committee, namely on the Church; a number of the teachers were in fact priests.
The different schools were preserved by private donations with money that parents paid for their children’s school attendance and with government grant that was used as motive for the democratizations of the school committees and improvement of the teaching staff.
www.socratestoday.com /cyprus.html   (1817 words)

 Choosing the right floors and windows for your sports facilities
The gymnasium and the library represent the extremes of academic balance in an educational institution.
The gymnasium remains a large box of space, but how it is used evolves with the age of its users.
When my daughter was 10 years old, she left the comfort of her elementary school for the unfamiliar territory of the middle/high school building — a crazy quilt of pieces from the 1910s, 1930s, 1960s and 1970s.
asumag.com /mag/university_ball_bounces   (1300 words)

 Gymnasia boarding school Vyatichi | pansion and education in Russia | about gymnasia
The Vyatichi gymnasium-boarding school is active since 1998 and has the license and accreditation for educational activities.
Second, a certain "closeness" of the boarding school is guaranteed to isolate the schoolchildren from the pernicious influence of big cities and is also a guarantee that children from the same circle are here.
And the main advantage of our boarding school is in the fact that the children are under the care of excellent teachers, who understand and love children.
www.school-vyatichi.ru /english.htm   (605 words)

 NCEF Resource List: Multipurpose Spaces in School Buildings
The projects are a high school gymnasium addition and a higher education conference center, selected for their functionality, sustainability, craftsmanship, cost-effectiveness, and community connection.
It is argued that without enough space in the school design to help schools be flexible enough to accommodate changes in learning and teaching over time, the useful life of new schools will be shorter than their predecessors of 20 years earlier.
Schools have entered the age of the "cafetorium," the "auditeria," and the food court.
www.edfacilities.org /rl/multipurpose_spaces.cfm   (7323 words)

 The German school system
In Germany school, from the age of 6 through 14, is mandatory, and in public state-run school's, it's free.
The school system in Germany is a little different than it's American counterpart.
In addition to the differences in how the schools are arranged, they also have a different way of marking the start and finish of a students school career.
library.thinkquest.org /26576/schoolpage.htm   (164 words)

 Glen Ridge High School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
School procedures need the support of all three components to be effective.
Glen Ridge High School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the New Jersey Department of Education.
Two credit years of the same foreign language at the High School or level I of a foreign language at the Middle School and level II of the same foreign language at the High School.
www.glenridge.org /grhs/index.html   (907 words)

 New elementary school, gymnasium will be ready School officials say construction is on target for first day of classes
Elms Elementary School is one of four construction projects approved in a 2002 referendum that asked voters to approve building a new elementary school, a new high school and gymnasiums at two elementary schools.
Elms Elementary School is named for former Superintendent of Schools Edward Elms and his wife Georgia, who was a principal in the district.
The school is at 780 Patterson Road on land donated by the Township Committee in 1998.
tritown.gmnews.com /news/2003/0807/Schools   (917 words)

 Ocoee Middle School Overview
The school is designed to accommodate both the existing schedule and curricular approach and changes in the use of the facility that can be anticipated for its 50-year life span as a school.
Since the new Ocoee Middle School is in part a demonstration of how to use educational technology this factor becomes a key component in considering the design of the entire building, particularly the neighborhoods.
School facilities of tomorrow must be flexible enough to adjust and evolve into new forms.
www.state.fl.us /smartschools/ocoee/overview.html   (3973 words)

 Sag Harbor Union Free School District
We are entering the final quarter of the school year prepared for numerous activities and events, among them trips, a science fair, tests, and ceremonies.
This letter recaps some which are on the school calendar and calls attention to others which have been added.
Life in the Middle School (MS) is filled with activities and instruction designed to engage early adolescents.
www.sagharborschools.org   (414 words)

 CNN.com - Gutenberg Gymnasium School factfile - April 26, 2002
(CNN) -- Gutenberg Gymnasium School was opened in 1991 in the eastern German city of Erfurt.
It was formed from a previous school built in 1908.
Last year Gutenberg Gymnasium, which has about 750 pupils aged 10-19, held a series of events to mark its 10th anniversary, including a big school celebration in September and a ball for former pupils in December.
edition.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/04/26/school.backgrounder/index.html   (162 words)

 New Providence School Gymnasium -- National Register of Historic Places Hardin County, Iowa Travel Itinerary
The New Providence School Gymnasium was erected in 1936 to enhance the educational experience of the students attending the New Providence Consolidated School.
The New Providence School Gymnasium was one of 32 PWA school buildings planned by Keffer & Jones, Architects, of Des Moines, Iowa.
After serving the community for more than 50 years as a school facility, the gymnasium is now being restored and maintained by a non-profit community betterment organization, Renewal Community, Inc. as a community activity center.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/hardin/gym.htm   (362 words)

 CNN.com - Germany massacre shifts poll focus - April 30, 2002
Politicians, teachers and clerics are demanding tighter school protection and bans on the violent videos and computer games used by Steinhaeuser, a gun club member whose access to weapons and plentiful ammunition was perfectly legal.
The minute of silence was held at 11.05 a.m., the moment at which police were alerted to the school in eastern Germany.
Among those observing the silence were some of the 750 pupils from the school who gathered at the town hall for classes but mainly counselling.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/04/29/germany.school/index.html   (582 words)

 Mass Murder in Gutenburg Gymnasium High School a Port Arthur Lookalike
The similarities between the Gutenburg high school massacre and the mass murder at Port Arthur in Tasmania, Australia, on 28 April 1996, are simply stunning.
Proving this was a media change and not one of their own, police then declared they had found “About 500 rounds of live ammunition near the killer's body”, or what at that early stage they were erroneously assuming was the killer’s body.
Just like the ammo found in Gutenburg Gymnasium, this ammo was not loaded for ready-use in magazines, but simply lying there as a mass of loose rounds in a large transparent plastic bag.
www.geocities.com /jewishterrorists/erfurt.html   (1708 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Gymnasium (school)
There Aristotle taught; hence the extension of the term lyceum to Aristotle's school of philosophers, the Peripatetics.
Play it again; when evaluating older gymnasiums, administrators must determine which is more cost effective: renovation or new construction.
Deltic Timber Corp. of El Dorado is donating $200,000 to the Pulaski County Special School District to assist with construction of a new gymnasium at Joe T. Robinson Middle School.(Business Briefs)
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Gymnasium+(school)   (433 words)

 CNN.com - German school gunman buried - May 11, 2002
Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, who is under pressure in the run-up to elections in the summer, has urged for new measures including raising the minimum legal age for acquiring firearms for recreational use from 18 to 25.
Steinhaeuser is reported to have had permits for both the pump-action rifle that he carried into the school and the pistol he used to carry out the shooting.
A report by security officials in the state where the shooting took place described Steinhaeuser as closed and moody and said he was under pressure from his family to perform well in school, the weekly Focus reported in an advance copy of its Monday edition, AP reported.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/05/11/steinhaeusers.funeral/index.html   (357 words)

 Ridgway School Briefs 1/19/2007   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-20)
Secondary school students are forced to use the gymnasium at the old Ridgway School, now the Ridgway Elementary School, located on the west end of Ridgway.
Noting that the public has been left in the dark on the gymnasium’s status, Batchelder proposed that a press release be written detailing the specifics of the situation.
The school board unanimously accepted, 4-0, the recommendation by elementary school Principal Mary DeZeeuw to hire Elisabeth Ayers as preschool aide to teacher Lisa Mainiero.
www.telluridewatch.com /011907/ridgwayschool.html   (749 words)

 East High School (old) gymnasium
The fact is the collapse of the gymnasium roof did not receive priority treatment years ago, when people saw the handwriting (deplorable conditions) on the wall, and did report it to officials in the system.
As the school district's CEO held it aloft, however, the jagged edges of the violently cracked timber was evident.
School buildings do have human restrictions and when the count goes beyond the norm, it can lead to safety hazards.
members.core.com /~clevecit/schools_op3.htm   (2133 words)

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