Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

 

Cupertino: Local school districts tackling declining enrollment

Cupertino: Local school districts tackling declining enrollment By        KRISTI MYLLENBECK | kmyllenbeck@bayareanewsgroup.com August 24, 2016 at 12:04 pm With a new school year underway, both Cupertino districts are taking a hard look at future enrollment. Superintendents from the Fremont Union High School District and Cupertino Union School District have expressed concerns about shrinking enrollment numbers projected for the next five years. “We are looking at a decline in enrollment,” said Wendy Gudalewicz, Cupertino Union superintendent. “What’s happening in this district is we have very large classes; sixth, seventh and eighth [grade] areRead More

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Nobel economics prize won by Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström

Nobel economics prize won by Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström Pair’s work is described as key to understanding contracts and institutions that hold today’s economies together  Hart and Holmström drew praise and congratulations from fellow economists. Illustration: NobelPrize.org Katie Allen and Graeme Wearden This year’s Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to UK-born Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström of Finland for their work on contract theory, which has covered a range of issues from public-private partnerships to executive pay. As it announced the prize, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences describedRead More

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Enter the S^4 Super Summer Science Search Contest 1

Science to the Rescue! CUSD Middle School Students Tackling Tough Problems in Fourth Annual S^4-Super Summer Science Search™ Contest Can science solve the community’s most pressing problems? We’re inviting all outgoing 6th, 7th and 8th graders living in the Cupertino Union School District (CUSD) to find out by entering our 2015 S^4-Super Summer Science Search™ Contest, a free community program entering its fourth year. The contest features fun group study sessions and great prizes, while also offering a chance to develop skills in research and critical thinking. Students will gain valuableRead More

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香港大学2015暑期学术文化交流课程报名启动

由香港大学、中华文化交流基金会联合主办的2015年CSE暑期学术文化交流课程(以下简称“CSE课程”)开始接受报名。参与学员将与来自港大、哈佛、剑桥、牛津等世界顶尖学府的优秀学生交流,了解国际知......


The Karate Kid: Nine-year-old martial arts expert Jesse Jane McParland shows off her moves after wowing Britain’s Got Talent judges

Most girls of her age would be playing games with their friends or practising things they have learnt in school. But not nine-year-old Jesse Jane McParland, who prefers playing with swords. Despite her young age, Miss McParland is already a world champion kick boxer, with an astonishing 117 martial arts titles under her belt. +10 Ready to chop her way into the final? Britain’s Got Talent star Jesse Jane McParland training at her family home in County Armagh, Northern Ireland +10 Fearsome: Jesse Jane isn’t your average nine-year-old Her firstRead More

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