Lead Institute reschedules new school year commencement

first_img Share Sharing is caring! EducationLocalNewsTertiary Lead Institute reschedules new school year commencement by: Dominica Vibes News – September 3, 2015 382 Views   no discussions The board of education, management and staff of Lead Institute, in light of damages caused by Tropical Storm Erika, has rescheduled its orientation and new school year commencement.The Board of Directors, staff and students of Lead Institute expressed condolences to all those who have suffered loss of life and or property during the passage of storm Erika, especially with the families and individuals in the declared disaster areas most affected by the storm. The Institute said several of its students and a few staff resides in these communities and have suffered tremendous loss, vehicular access remains restricted in many communities, while water and electricity has not yet been fully restored to certain communities.“This forgone situation, have taken the decision to push back the commencement of the new school year by one week. Consequently, orientation and the commencement of the new school year have been rescheduled to September 11th and 14th respectively.The Institute said in arriving at this decision, “we have been most concerned for the safety of our students. Thus the rescheduling of classes is just one small gesture in helping those who have been most severely affected by the storm adjust and cope with the new realities”.“We also wish to assure the nation of our prayers and commitment to the rebuilding of our lives, families, communities and beloved nation. And in the words of the Psalmist David may “24The LORD bless [Dominica], and keep [us]; 25The LORD make His face shine on [us], And be gracious to [us]; 26The LORD lift up His countenance on [us], And give [us] peace,” the Institute said.center_img Share Share Tweetlast_img read more

UWF Baseball Heads to Montevallo for GSC Opening Series

first_imgThe Gulf South Conference projected the Montevallo Falcons to finish sixth in the conference in their annual preseason baseball poll that was released last month. UWF is 15-11 vs. Montevallo all-time and won the last three head-to-head matchups against the Falcons.Montevallo has the second-best batting average (.312) and has scored the most runs (67) in the conference up to this point. The pitching for the Falcons has been the opposite as they rank 11th in the GSC in ERA (5.24) and have issued the second most walks (31) in the league.The Falcons’ head coach, Chandler Rose, is in his tenth season accumulating a record of 244-216 since taking the helm of the program in 2011. Rose has led the Falcons to an NCAA Regional in 2018 and the Peach Belt Conference tournament championship game twice during his tenure.For the latest information on UWF baseball, follow the team on Twitter @UWF_Baseball. LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEOPENSACOLA, Fla. – The Argos will visit Montevallo, Alabama this weekend for its first Gulf South Conference action of the season. West Florida won its first series of the year last weekend taking two out of three against Rollins, improving to a 2-4 overall record. #ARGOS#Print Friendly Version SCOUTING MONTEVALLOThe Falcons are coming into this weekend’s matchup with an overall record of 5-1. Montevallo swept Ohio Valley in their opening series and took two out of three against Trevecca Nazarene. The offense for the Falcons has scored double digits in three of their six games this season. West Florida finished on the wrong side of a pitching duel in game two of the series, losing 2-0 at Jim Spooner Field on Saturday afternoon. Hunter Lucas had a strong performance in his first start of the year pitching seven innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits. In the series finale UWF won 8-2 over Rollins on Sunday, scoring five runs in the first three frames. Justin Dunnam, Trevor Payne, Bryant Harris Jr., and Brooks Mitchell each had two hits on the day, and Dunnam and Matthew Estrada had multiple RBIs – their first such games of the year. Estrada also extended his hitting streak to six games to begin the season. First pitch for this weekend’s series is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. CT. The series will conclude on Saturday with a double header beginning at 12:00 p.m. CT.The weekend series will feature live video and live stats, which can be found at GoArgos.com or by clicking on the links above.ARGOS TAKE SERIES WIN OVER ROLLINSUWF baseball shutout Rollins in their home opener, defeating the Tars 3-0 on Friday night at Jim Spooner Field. The Argos’ pitching was the storyline in the game with Eric Keating going seven strong innings picking up the win and allowing only four hits.last_img read more

Watford player explains why loan went terribly wrong – Reveals Pearson…

first_imgFirst, however, there was the matter of getting his work permit, which he now has, thanks to his 16 caps for Venezuela and a bunch of loans, and there was hope he could finally establish himself at Vicarage Road three years after his arrival.However, a move to Eupen in Belgium was arranged late on in the summer transfer window to get him the regular football Javi Gracia couldn’t promise at Watford.It began well enough, with the player appearing in the starting XI for the first four games before disappearing completely, only to reappear once for seven minutes in a 1-0 loss to Zulte Waregem towards the end of November.Speaking to Meridiano on Instagram Live, the player explained what happened.Embed from Getty ImagesHe said: “I didn’t like some of the exercises the manager had put in place at Eupen in training sessions. They seemed pointless to me and after that discussion, he didn’t call me up anymore. I regretted that action, and I went to see him like a man to apologise”.However, with just six appearances to his name in the first half of the season, he was swiftly sent back to Watford after asking the Eupen manager to let him leave (he accepted), where he was meant to feature under Nigel Pearson.He told Meridiano that ‘at his return to Watford, he met up with the manager, who told him he was counting on him, but he first needed to get back in shape having gone a month without training’.Unfortunately for Peñaranda, the Covid-19 pandemic stopped all that in its tracks, and he’ll now have to wait longer to see if he can finally break through long term in the Hornets’ squad.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this City-Building Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Forge of Empires – Free Online GameUndo聽多多 Hearmore.asia1969年前出生的香港居民現可免費試戴頂尖的歐洲助聽器聽多多 Hearmore.asiaUndoHero WarsGetting this Treasure is impossible! Prove us wrong!Hero WarsUndo熱門話題小心會長過頭…網友推爆:「真的長得超誇張!」熱門話題UndoStanChart by CNBC CatalystDigitization in Banks Is No Longer About Efficiency, but Business Resilience. Don’t Get Left Behind.StanChart by CNBC CatalystUndoCNN with DBS BankWhat Banks Did To Help Corporations Mitigate Future CrisesCNN with DBS BankUndoGrepolis – Online Free GameGamers Around the World Have Been Waiting for this Game! Already 35 Million PlayersGrepolis – Online Free GameUndoKeto减肥1個簡單的妙招一夜「融化」腹部贅肉(今晚試試)Keto减肥UndoSmart Tech TrendOver 50? You Need Those Adjustable Focus Reading Glasses!Smart Tech TrendUndo When Adalberto Peñaranda arrived at Watford for a fee of around £10m, certain expectations were placed on the now 22-year-old.last_img read more

Wolla dominates IMCA Modifieds at Dacotah

first_imgJason Wolla led all 25 laps in winning the season-opening feature for IMCA Modifieds at Dacotah Speed­way. (Photo by Layn Mudder)MANDAN, N.D. (May 5) – Jason Wolla was dominant in winning Friday’s season-opening feature for IMCA Modifieds at Dacotah Speedway.Pole sitter Jason Wolla and defending track champion Marlyn Seidler battled for the lead early before Wolla pulled away as Jeremy Keller passed Travis Hagen for third and reeled in Seidler for second.Not even lapped traffic could slow down Wolla as he quickly negotiated his way through the slower cars. Wolla led all 25 laps to win ahead of Keller and Seidler. Hagen held off Spencer Wilson for fourth.Jason Berg was the Mach-1 Sport Compact winner.last_img read more

Scientists: You’d Need to Eat a Trillion Calories to Shoot “Star Wars” Force Lightning

first_imgiStock/Thinkstock (LONDON) — While Star Wars isn’t science fiction, with the release of Rogue One, brilliant people have been examining some science facts with regard to that galaxy far, far away. That’s how we just learned, for example, it would take $7.8 octillion to run the Death Star for a day. But now, they’re drilling deeper, and undergraduate researchers at the University of Leicester have determined that to fire lightning from your fingertips as did Sith Lords like Darths Sideous and Tyrannus — AKA Emperor Palpatine and Count Dooku — you’d need to consume a trillion calories. That’s 1.85 million Big Macs.The researchers crunched the numbers, using plate capacitors as stand-ins for a Sith Lord and his zapped victim. It’s as thorough as it is confusing for non-eggheads, with graphs and all, but the conclusion is easy to follow:Essentially, any Sith Lord you encounter would appear more like Jabba the Hutt than the late Christopher Lee’s lithe Dark Side user.  “We can thus conclude that without drawing power from some other source, it is unlikely a Sith lord could healthily produce lightning,” the scientists conclude.The findings were published in the Journal of Physics Special Topics, with the title, “How to be a Healthy Sith Lord.”Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more