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’Dogs, Hawaii in WAC showdown

How about the Thomas Assembly Center tonight?
That’s where co-leaders Louisiana Tech University and the University of Hawaii will collide starting at 7 in an early and certainly important league showdown.
Tech is 2-0 against WAC opponents and ditto for the Warriors.
The ‘Dogs are coming off of two gut-check wins on the road, first a 75-72 thriller won on a last-breath three-point field goal by rebounding stud Paul Millsap and the other a five-point (66-61) squeaker against Idaho.

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Schools’ changes manageable

With the new system, all Lincoln Parish high school students will take seven 55-minute courses, adding about 25 minutes to the school day. This means less time for video games, sports and dates after school.
But as Ruston High School principal Kenny Henderson has pointed out, the new system might better serve young people’s attention spans. RHS freshmen and Dubach High students are currently on the Modified Block schedule, which uses a combination of 90-95 minute and hour-long classes.

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Dixie week full of talent

There are so many groups and individuals who deserve credit for different roles in this project that it would be impossible to name them all.
One of the goals of those who virtually have dedicated significant portions of their lives was to provide a place for local talent of all kinds.
That was certainly achieved during the five-day extravaganza, which included such diverse groups as the Jazz Equinox Orchestra, the Talent Search for the Dixie Horizon Star Entertainer, the Ruston Community Theater, the Ruston Civic Symphony, Dixie Dancers, Sweet Adelines and Young Talent Showcase.

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School Board throws out Modified Block

School Board members voted to rescind a decision to fully implement the Modified Block schedule at Ruston High School for the 2006-07 academic year at Tuesday night’s regular meeting.
The Modified Block, which entails students attend a traditional one-hour class the first period of the school day, followed by two 95-minute “block” periods, then two one-hour periods, is being piloted on RHS freshmen this year. The RHS upperclassmen are still on the Block Schedule, which offers four 90-minute classes each semester.
Bell said he wanted all parish schools to be on the same page.

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