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Inter-School Tennis Association: Creating a new breed of tennis players

When members of the International Premiere Tennis League visited the country last year, it proved one thing: tennis had a following in the Philippines. The likes of Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, and Andy Murray also inspired new blood to pump life into a sport that has longed recognition and support from the masses. 556 more words

Assumption Varsity Team

DLS-Zobel wrests division crown in ISTA tourney

MANILA, Philippines – De La Salle-Zobel bested a tough field to capture the girls’ Division 1 crown in the Inter-School Tennis Association (ISTA) team tournament at Colegio San Agustin in Makati recently. 338 more words

Assumption Varsity Team

Indiana Teacher Union Membership Up

Indiana teacher unions have gained some members since their big drop off in 2011. EAGnews.org first reported numbers in 2012:

According to internal sources at the Indiana State Teachers Association, membership has dropped by more than 20 percent – from 50,032 in 2010-11 to 39,922 in 2011-12.

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Nuxalk Nation Position 1995

Nuxalk Nation Position

September 10, 1995

First of all we, the Nuxalk Nation, would like to acknowledge Tatau, The Creator, through Manakays, the Great Spirit, for all that he has provided since the beginning of time and still provides today. 951 more words

Indigenous Declarations

Japan: ISTA Gala Dinner

ISTA coordinators did an amazing job, putting together the best conference dinner/Gala I have ever attended. There was constant entertainment through the night. First that had a group of Samurai’s fighting on stage. 212 more words

ISTA Conference

Well, I am finally home and will be updating my blog over the next few days. I was in Japan for the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA) conference. 149 more words

Teacher Appreciation Week 2014: Elementary School and the Power of a Smile

by Jim Lang

I’ll confess that I do not remember precisely what I learned in second grade at Middle Road Elementary School. But I do remember this — I always felt like the most important little kid in the classroom. 284 more words