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4th 9 Weeks - WORD OF THE DAY ARCHIVE 2012-2013

1st 9 Weeks / 2nd 9 Weeks / 3rd 9 Weeks / 4th 9 Weeks

virtually identical, especially in effect or function


March 28, 2013


Podcast by
Dakota Ballentine
and Dylan Smith


a random choice or a personal whim, rather than using a system of reason


April 1, 2013


Podcast by
Trent Milgrim and Logan Ivy


a measure of spatial extent especially width, height, and length


April 2, 2013


Podcast by
Thomas Beck and Austin Hurt


to make clear with explanatory pictures or charts; to decorate or design using any type of media


April 3, 2013


Podcast by
Shanaye Richey


an unproved theory or a proposition proved as a premise in an argument   April 4, 2013  

Podcast by
Kristin Henson and Joshlyn Flannery


possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to an extreme degree


April 5, 2013


Podcast by
TJ Beck, Zack Anderson, and Levi Yarbro

Civil Rights

“rights” that all citizens of a society are supposed to have, for example the right to vote or to receive fair treatment from the law  


April 8, 2013


Podcast by
Tahya Taffar and Haley Ligenfelter



Discrimination is the prejudicial and/or distinguishing treatment of an individual based on their actual or perceived membership in a certain group or category, "in a way that is worse than the way people are usually treated."


April 9, 2013


Podcast by
Alyssa Nichols and Bailey Bradley


Racial segregation is separation of humans into racial groups in daily life. It may apply to activities such as eating in a restaurant, drinking from a water fountain, using a public toilet, attending school, going to the movies, or in the rental or purchase of a home.


April 10, 2013


Podcast by
Jessie Powell, Elanore Ames, and Joseph Helms

Hoxie Integration

Although many often think of Central High School in Little Rock, as the first school to encounter resistance to integration plans in the State, two years prior to that crisis, there was Hoxie!


April 11, 2013


Podcast by
Hannah Thatcher, Cody Anderson, and Madison Luffman

Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Part 1

When we speak of notable civil rights activists, one name that always comes to mind is Martin Luther King, Jr. 


April 12, 2013


Podcast by
Ashley Ward and Katie Castleberry

Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Part 2

By 1955, Martin Luther King, Jr. was already well-known as a strong worker for civil rights. He was on the executive board of the NAACP.  In December 1955 he led others in the first non-violent demonstration of the period, the Montgomery bus boycott.


April 15, 2013


Podcast by
Danielle McManner, Kristin Henson, and Simon Decker-Perez

Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Part 3

The historic “March on Washington” with Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, took place on August 28, 1963.  King was assassinated while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis on April 4, 1968. 


April 16, 2013


Podcast by
Ashlyn Hayes and Sarah Akers

Jim Crow

Jim Crow refers to laws, both state and local, that were designed to separate the races.  Most of these laws were created between the 1880s and the 1960s.


April 17, 2013


Podcast by
Shayla Dickson and Winston Clifton

Brown v. Board of Education

Brown v. Board of Education was a landmark Supreme Court case declaring state laws allowing separate public schools for African-American and white students unconstitutional. 


April 18, 2013


Podcast by
Jessie Powell and Christian Capps

Little Rock Central High School Integration
Part 1

In 1957, Little Rock Central High School was the focus of national attention when nine African-American students refused to be turned away. 


April 19, 2013


Podcast by
Kaitlin Briner and Kara DeShazo

Little Rock Central High School Integration
Part 2

President Eisenhower dispatched troops and on September 25, the “Little Rock nine”, as they became known, were escorted to class under the protection of the 1,000 members of the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army. 


April 22, 2013


Podcast by
Krista Noles and Bailey Medley


1.      – the greatness of size, extent, importance , or the degree of brightness of a fixed star


April 23, 2013


Podcast by
Kyle Davis and Shelbie Leonard


– having a value less than zero; expressing, containing, or consisting of negation, refusal, or denial


April 24, 2013


Podcast by
Hannah Griffin and Lindsey Goodsell


– popular, of much importance; in mathematics-a number that can only be divided by itself and the number one


April 25, 2013


Podcast by
Mike Miron and Michael Cartwright


– a number of things or events of the same class coming one after another in spatial or temporal succession; a set of regularly presented television programs; literary productions


April 26, 2013


Podcast by
Holly Monard and Hannah Parrish


– a position or rank in relation to others or the condition of someone or something


April 29, 2013


Podcast by
Mike Miron and Danny Bartlett


– an extensive track of open land which livestock can graze; a series or chain of mountains


April 30, 2013


Podcast by
 David Ward and Trey Lawrence


–make something move in a wavelike motion; to float backward and forward, as on waves


May 1, 2013


Podcast by
Robin Buckwalter and Samantha Buckwalter


– consisting of many different and connected parts


May 2, 2013


Podcast by
Hunter Yates and Tyler Booth


– the result or outcome of something that occurred earlier


May 3, 2013


Podcast by
Joshlyn Flanery and Houston Pfeffer


– change something into a form or property; to change measuring or calculating units


May 6, 2013


Podcast by
Joey Sharum, Zeb Wilson, and Brett Huddleston


– to determine or set the value or amount


May 7, 2013


Podcast by
 Evelyn Taylor and Justin Heath


– capable of being done, effected, or accomplished


May 8, 2013


Podcast by
Sarah Lawrence and Chase King


– Refuse to take notice of or acknowledge; disregard intentionally  

May 9, 2013


Podcast by
Courtney Gann and Aaron Meyer

Manipulate – to handle or control; typically in a skillful manner  

May 10, 2013


Podcast by
Jordan Johnson and Brett Huddleston


– a belief or rule of one’s behavior


May 13, 2013


Podcast by
Brittany Childress and Meghan Griffin


– chosen without method or without conscious decision or governed by or involving equal chances for each item


May 14, 2013


Podcast by
Hannah Foster and Nicole Jackson


- an activity that a person takes part in for pleasure or relaxation rather than as work.


May 15, 2013


Podcast by
Gabriel Wade Travis


- a break from work; a period of time devoted to rest, travel, or recreation.


May 16, 2013


Podcast by
Bethany Medley

Summer - the warmest season of the year; a time for vacations and relaxation  

May 17, 2013


Podcast by
Aaron White


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