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  Her class act
And with her 100th birthday approaching on Saturday, she's being celebrated for the Kate we knew, even as hidden elements of her personality continue to surface.
She was, after all, the inspiration for the phrase "box-office poison," which a theatre chain owner dubbed her after a series of flops in the mid-1930s.
The town is celebrating her life Saturday with a benefit birthday party - giant cake and all - with the money raised going to the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center and Theatre, which is scheduled for completion in 2008.
www.sundaytimes.lk /070513/International/i512.html   (1057 words)

  
  Teacher dies in class - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
Yesterday, her classroom, which was normally occupied by 45 students, was empty and her books and other teaching materials were piled neatly on her desk at the back of the classroom.
Solan said Fenton was a very popular teacher among the parents as most of the students from her class would normally excel in the GSAT exams.
Solan said that while classes for three of the four grade six classes resumed by midday yesterday, Fenton's students were moved to a different part of the school.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /news/html/20070301T230000-0500_119794_OBS_TEACHER_DIES_IN_CLASS.asp   (693 words)

  
  Wellesley College: Class of 2004
Its purpose is to preserve the unity of the class as an effective alumnae body in the service of the College, and in furtherance of that purpose, it shall operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
Any graduate of the College who entered with the class or would have expected to receive her degree with the class when she entered shall be considered an active member of the class.
The class shall not circulate propaganda or otherwise attempt to influence legislation, nor shall it participate in, or intervene in, any political campaign on behalf of a candidate for public office (including the publishing or distributing of statements).
www.wellesley.edu /Alum/Classes/2004/constitution.html   (1397 words)

  
  Stamping her Class - Jul. 20, 2003
Her art then might be considered her illicit lover as she used to devote her after-work hours making her stamp collages.
Her boss, Sixto Orosa, was impressed by the uniqueness of her work and suggested that she try an all-stamp rendition.
From a distance one might imagine her to be a surgeon performing a delicate operation, except it is a piece of plywood she's hunched over and there are only postage stamps at the end of her tweezers, which she gently glues on to the wood.
www.inq7.net /mag/2003/jul/20/mag_3-1.htm   (1124 words)

  
 Multiclass Characters :: d20srd.org
A character gains hit points from each class as his or her class level increases, adding the new hit points to the previous total.
A multiclass character gets all the class features of all his or her classes but must also suffer the consequences of the special restrictions of all his or her classes.
Her barbarian and rogue levels stack to determine the rogue level an attacker needs to flank her.
d20srd.org /srd/classes/multiclass.htm   (563 words)

  
 A Willful Death
She simply doesn't belong in her class; she is of a different breed and feels trapped by the expectations people have of her.
Although her social class is never distinctly mentioned, it is hinted that she is most likely of a working or middle class background, which has distinct expectations of a woman in her position.
Her life was defined for her by her social class and she felt powerless to change anything, so cigarettes helped her nurture a sense of control.
www.waste.org /~kazaliste/willful/class.html   (536 words)

  
 frontline: a class divided: friday | PBS
Her husband, Darald, was perfectly capable of seeing that their four children were properly fed and dressed for school before he left for his own job.
She had made her decision in horror and anger and shame the night before as she sat on the living-room floor ironing the stitched sheets of an Indian tepee and watching the television coverage of the aftermath of the murder.
Whatever her children said, then, Jane assumed would have come from parents, relatives, and friends, from what they had learned in school -- in her own class and in the grades before -- and from things they had seen and heard in a rare movie or on the radio or television.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/divided/etc/friday.html   (2211 words)

  
 First in her class Commonweal - Find Articles
Attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998 gave her a full sense of terrorism's reach: she flew round-trip over two days to stand in mourning with her ambassadors, and was back in Washington in time to support the president's attack on terrorists' camps in Afghanistan.
In her four years as ambassador to the UN and four at the State Department, she exercised her native talent and hard-won knowledge on behalf of her adopted country.
Her father's posts in England and Yugoslavia gave the young Madeleine a taste for the diplomatic life, which she resumed with relish during the Clinton administration.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1252/is_3_131/ai_n6148009   (783 words)

  
 2007 Education Planning Guide: Her class brings out tears, laughter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This semester, 43 students are enrolled in one class of the elective, the most since Ms.
Raven sat in her regular seat, observing the performance with an author's critical eye and absorbing her peers' comments.
The class was "livid," so the writers revised the work, Ms.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/07045/761756-298.stm   (845 words)

  
 Hernando: Art class allows her to escape
With her motorized chair pulled close to an easel set up in a sunny room at the Oak Hill Hospital's Enrichment Center, she carefully chooses shades of green for her most recent painting -- one of a Doberman pinscher like her dog, Tut.
Her first day in class, she was certain she wasn't up to the challenge.
Her brushes are large and have stiff bristles because they are easier on her hands, twisted from rheumatoid arthritis.
www.sptimes.com /2002/09/02/Hernando/Art_class_allows_her_.shtml   (549 words)

  
 USNews.com: Low-income students have long been a rare and invisible minority at elite colleges, but that may be about ...
Her father, a New Jersey building contractor with a community-college degree, makes close to the national median family income, which is roughly $51,000.
When her roommate, early in the year, told her she was going out to get "a cheap school bag" and came home with one that cost $80, Sparano's jaw dropped.
In class, she seemed to be a voice in the wilderness: When a professor in one small discussion group asked the class why they thought people joined the military, the wealthier kids, she says, started talking about duty and how prestigious the military academies were: "I was like, let's be honest," she says.
www.usnews.com /usnews/edu/articles/050502/2college.htm   (489 words)

  
 Top of her own class - Books - Entertainment - smh.com.au
Her first book, Prep, spent nine weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and Paramount Pictures has optioned the rights to turn it into a film.
I ask her about one of the book's cruellest plot points, in which the coolest boys in school compile a list comparing the genitalia of most of their female peers.
She should be on far less squeamish ground with her next book, her third, which might centre on a journalist.
www.smh.com.au /news/books/top-of-her-own-class/2005/09/29/1127804613767.html   (1184 words)

  
 Local girl is world-class in her sport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Her mother, Nicole, had become involved in endurance riding and told Alexandra when she was 8 she could compete too.
Alexandra said that since her success in 1998 she's been giving her mare a break and focusing on improving her riding skills.
The beautiful grey was made available to her with the help of U.A.E. businessman Khalid Al Ghurair, who arranged for her to ride his cousin's horse.
www.gilawilderness.com /local/alexluck.htm   (953 words)

  
 Accounting
One memorable moment from her class was when she went on a rant about people trying to fool her on a test.
Her hard as nails approach may be nice for some students, but all her superior attitude did for me was to upset me and on one particular office visit, reduce me to tears.
However, I did attempt to visit her at her office on one occasion and she was so inconsiderate, that she did not even have the courtesy to remove her hand from the mouse and continued to play her solitaire game the entire time I was trying to speak to her.
www.angelfire.com /tx/SFAList/acc.html   (1116 words)

  
 TTO - Review of "A Class Act"
Her working-class background makes her stand out in sharp contrast to the other students, who have upper-class backgrounds.
Her "parents" were killed in a skiing accident, she tells people who ask.
No matter what class you are, everyone has to use the facilities, so you see all sorts of people there – an upper-class twit, a parsimonious Scotswoman, a clerk from the makeup counter, a cab driver, etc. (all Tracey).
www.rreini.com /tracey/class_act.htm   (760 words)

  
 All Kinds of Minds > Start   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Her teachers are puzzled because there is a significant difference between the quality of Simone's ideas during class discussions and what she is able to put on paper.
When her class was talking about the Great Gatsby, Simone was the first to point out some of the symbolism in the novel.
She has been telling her parents that she doesn't have any homework, so her parents were quite surprised when her teacher called to say Simone had not been handing in her assignments.
allkindsofminds.com /CaseStudy.aspx?casestudyid=39   (1012 words)

  
 Class Acts
Warmed by the scattered patterns of sunlight playing on the hardwood floors, the classroom—tucked away in the “attic” of Clark Hall—seems a natural backdrop for her class, Acting Technique I, rooted in the traditions of the late actor and teacher, Michael Chekhov.
It’s the end of the class, and before students leave, she reminds them that they’ll meet Tuesday at the Cleveland Museum of Art to lay the groundwork for a semester-long assignment called the “Museum Piece” project.
The class also requires students to, among other things, write a paper about an actor of their choice, read and respond to fourteen plays, and keep a journal that responds to the work they do inside and outside of class.
www.cwru.edu /pubs/casemagazine/fall2002/departments/classacts/index.shtml   (1371 words)

  
 In A Class Of Her Own
But her signature is also mixing in heavy doses of original interpretations, pulled from the secular disciplines of psychology, philosophy and English literature.
Her volume on the first book of the Torah, "Genesis: The Beginnings of Desire" (Jewish Publication Society), was published in 1995, and her book on the second, "The Particulars of Rapture: Reflections on Exodus" (Doubleday Publishers, 2001), hit bookstores in February.
Her integration of their theories is essential to shaping her vision of the text.
www.atljewishtimes.com /archives/2001/030901cs.htm   (2325 words)

  
 Senior sweeps elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
To be class president, a student has to know how to unite her class, how to get people together, says Jackie Morando, president of the Class of 2000 at Andover High School.
After winning a spot as a student class representative in 8th grade at the Doherty Middle School, Morando was encouraged by her brother Rudy Morando, now a student at Northeastern University, to run for class president her freshman year at Andover High School.
Morando considers the most important part of her job as class president to be that of organizer of events that unite the class, and as a representative voice of students.
www.andovertownsman.com /news/19990930/ED_002.html   (424 words)

  
 First in Her Class
Her father, Louis, is a New Jersey superior court judge in neighboring Camden County, and her mother, Linda, is a stay-at-home mom who's been active in the community for many years.
Her brother, Adam, graduated as Moorestown High's valedictorian in 1999 and also went to Harvard.
That first year, she won the Prudential Spirit of the Community award and was featured on CNN for her extensive volunteer work.
www.weeklystandard.com /Content/Public/Articles/000/000/002/852lodkv.asp   (562 words)

  
 Living | For her, "Class of '28" has a nice ring to it | Seattle Times Newspaper
A replica of a 1928 W-L class ring is being made especially for her after Hood, 97, startled school officials by telephoning from her home in Florida to ask for one.
Perky Hood described her elderly aunt, who never married and is like a mother to her, as a "spry little lady." Hood lives alone with her dog, Robbie, and two cats, Penny and Tigger; her niece keeps an eye on her.
She attended her senior prom in a new short red dress with her "fella" at the time.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/living/2003657088_classring09.html   (899 words)

  
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 The Writing Salon :: Testimonials » “…I highly recommend her class!”
Her classes were well organized with a lot of variety.
We always started with a warm-up which got the creativity flowing and she provided copies (usually crappy ones–ha!) of a variety of writing types which tied to the topic we were writing about at the time.
She gave good feedback on critiques and was generous with her sources, and encouraging in her efforts to get us to publish, publish, publish.
www.writingsalons.com /testimonials/?p=5   (189 words)

  
 Class Acts
Hinze admits that the large size of her class (nineteen women and twenty-seven men), which meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Hinze takes attendance regularly, she doesn’t count absences against students, noting in her syllabus that students are “adults with competing responsibilities.” She notes, however, that those who have “seriously participated” in class discussions and who are between grades may receive the higher grade.
While acknowledging that some students may have difficulty speaking up in class, she encourages them to take the risk, believing that all perspectives are valid and each student plays a crucial role in keeping the classroom conversation flowing.
www.cwru.edu /pubs/cwrumag/spring2002/departments/classacts/index.shtml   (1245 words)

  
 Anjali Vedpathak shows her class
Olympic finalist Anjali Vedpathak is happy about her brilliant display in the recent European tour, and is confident of repeating the performances on the big stage.
With Poornima Gawhane showing her calibre by making three finals, there is going to be a healthy competition for the third slot in the team.
That is bound to improve the level of scores of Anuja Tere who has not been in her best form in recent times, but has yet managed to assist the team to the medals, including the gold.
www.sportstaronnet.com /tss2510/25100550.htm   (1210 words)

  
 CNN.com - Woman gets college degree -- 70 years after her first class - May 20, 2002
After a year, she was forced to trade her books for debutante balls because her father, a federal judge, feared she'd become too educated to find a husband.
Despite her accomplishments, Martindell said, she always felt a void that a lifetime of voracious reading and an instinctive politician's way with people could not fill.
So, after her companion of 10 years, Sir Toss Woolaston, a noted New Zealand landscape painter whom she called "the love of my life," died in 1998, she took his advice and enrolled in Smith's Ada Comstock program, designed for older women returning to classes.
archives.cnn.com /2002/fyi/teachers.ednews/05/20/delayed.diploma.ap/index.html   (603 words)

  
 Barbara Willis Class Schedule
The face is soft sculpted on knit fabric and her simple yet delicate hand is wired to hold a pose.
Her arms and hands are of cloth and the fingers will be wired.
Her hand is wired and she is string jointed at the shoulders.
www.barbarawillisdesigns.com /bwillis_classes.html   (1171 words)

  
 Common Hope - Success Story -The Top of Her Class
Her mother is a housewife, and her father is a gas station attendant.
Her teacher says he admires Ana, as she has good self-confidence and is well balanced.
Ana says her favorite class is painting, and she is dreaming big dreams—when she grows up, she hopes to be a doctor.
www.commonhope.org /ourwork/successstories/topofclass.htm   (276 words)

  
 Law.com - Reverse Auctions Lack Class
Linda Dardarian expected an aggressive fight in her class action against Countrywide Home Loans -- but she didn't think it would be against another plaintiff lawyer trying to settle her case for half its worth.
Her firm -- where partners come from places like the NAACP and tend to retire early to write hiking books or start a nonprofit -- specializes in employment law, an island of civility in the harshly competitive class action bar.
Four months after Sedey filed her case, another firm took a discrimination suit it had already filed on behalf of two clients and refiled it as a class action.
www.law.com /jsp/article.jsp?id=1121763922944   (1829 words)

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