Tolworth Girls' School is a secondary school and sixth form for girls aged 11–18 in Surbiton, England, in the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. The school has a specialism in Technology; the school has 1035 girls on roll and just under 290 students in the mixed sixth form. The school has received awards including a specialism in Technology, Leading Edge School, Training School and the Artsmark Gold award. In 2007 and in 2017, it was rated 1-outstanding, by Ofsted, its link school is another local school. In August 2011 the school converted to academy status, it is situated directly next to the north side of the A3 Kingston Bypass, near the Red Lion Business Park, not far from the A243 junction, between Tolworth and Hook. Tolworth Girls' School's school uniform policy is strict; the only jewellery allowed is a simple wristwatch. The uniform consists of a blazer in dark, navy blue and yellow, a white school blouse, a knee-length tartan skirt in the same colours, with long socks and flat-soled shoes.
Girls are required to have: Aprons, Football socks, Jazz pants, leggings PE Blouse with school emblem, PE Shorts, Tracksuit top with school emblem Tracksuit bottoms White trainers Tartan skirt Girls wear a badge in their house colour. The house teams are named: Amethyst Emerald Garnet Jade Opal Pearl Sapphire TopazEach form has a form tutor; this tutor will stay with their class, unless they receive a promotion such as Head of Year or leave the school, for the whole five years in which the girls are pupils of the school. Students have attained places on the Prime Minister's Global Fellowship programme every year for the last three years; the Prime Minister's Global Fellowship programme aims to offer 18- and 19-year-old students from England experience in one of three major emerging economies. Christine Blower, General Secretary since 2009 of the National Union of Teachers Rosalyn Landor, Film and stage actress and audio book narrator Debbie McGee, TV presenter, radio host, actress and TV magician Paul Daniels wife and assistant.
Kelly Reilly, actress Saskia Howard-Clarke, Big Brother 6 contestant and glamour model. Karina Bryant, British judoka, Olympic Medal Winner 2012 Kim Tiddy, actress India de Beaufort, actress Official website EduBase Clarissa Williams on the Today programme on 18 November 2005
World Water Monitoring Day was established in 2003 by America's Clean Water Foundation as a global educational outreach program. The program, subsequently named the "World Water Monitoring Challenge" and "EarthEcho Water Challenge," aims to build public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world by empowering citizens to carry out basic monitoring of their local water bodies. Roberta Savage, ACWF's President and CEO created WWMD, Edward Moyer was the first WWMD Coordinator. A simple test kit enables everyone and adults, to sample local water bodies for a set of water quality parameters including temperature, acidity and dissolved oxygen. Information on purchasing low-cost test kits is available from the current sponsoring organization, EarthEcho International, the results of monitoring events are shared with participating communities around the globe on the sponsor's website. World Water Monitoring Day was celebrated annually on September 18; this date was chosen to be a month to recognize the anniversary of the US Clean Water Act, enacted by Congress in 1972 to restore and protect the country’s water resources.
In 2007, the date was changed to facilitate participation in parts of the world where temperatures reach freezing conditions at that time. In 2006, ACWF transferred the coordination of the event to the Water Environment Federation and the International Water Association; the collective goal was to expand participation to one million people in 100 countries by 2012. In January 2015 the management of World Water Monitoring Day was transferred to EarthEcho International. 2008 saw students from Indonesia to Arkansas taking part in water sampling to bring attention to the importance of water quality. As of 2018, EarthEcho International encourages participants to conduct their monitoring activities as part of the "EarthEcho Water Challenge" during any period between March 22 and December of each year. International trade and water EarthEcho Water Challenge - Official site
The Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 4 in Harrison Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is a lock, built 1920-1927, opened in 1927, 24.2 miles upstream from the mouth of the river in Pittsburgh. The lock and dam were built by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers as a part of an extensive system of locks and dams to improve navigation along the Allegheny River, it is located about 24.2 Miles up the Allegheny River from the Point in Downtown Pittsburgh. It is about 6 Miles down the Allegheny from the mouth of the Kiskiminetas River. Upriver, Allegheny Pool No. 4 has an average water elevation of 745.4 feet above sea level and extends about 6.2 miles upriver to Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 5. Downriver, Allegheny Pool No. 3 has an average water elevation of 734.5 feet above sea level and extends about 9.7 miles downriver to Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 3. Thus Lock No. 4 lowers boats about 10.9 feet between the pools. It has a single lock and a fixed-crest dam, keeping the river depth at least 9 feet in the pool above the dam.
The amount of water that flows over the dam is not controlled locally, so it does not provide flood control, but it does help provide water to municipalities. Traffic through the lock was about 1.8 million tons in 1998, including shipments of coal, petroleum and gravel, steel, fertilizer, flour and slag. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 21, 2000
Brooke Andersen is an American track and field athlete known for throwing events. Her personal best in the hammer throw of 76.75 m, set June 1, 2019 in Rathdrum, ranks her as the #14 thrower of all time. Her personal best weight throw. In both 2018 and 2019, she finished third behind DeAnna Price and Gwen Berry at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships; the 2019 place guarantees her a spot on the American team at the 2019 World Athletics Championships. She won the silver medal at the 2019 Pan American Games behind Berry's last round Pan American Games record, both Americans defeating the defending champion Rosa Rodríguez. Andersen was on the medal stand when Berry raised her fist in protest of injustice in America “and a president who’s making it worse.”In the 2018 NACAC Championship, Andersen competed in the hammer for Team USA. Brooke Andersen was named to the 2018 Big Sky Conference student athlete team and NAU scholar-athlete of the year, she competed collegiately for Northern Arizona University, finished second in the hammer at the 2018 NCAA Championships.
In college she threw the weight throw. Andersen won the 2013 Avocado West League discus championship with a throw of 37.27 m. While competing at Rancho Buena Vista High School in her hometown of Vista, Andersen threw the discus, placed ninth in the San Diego Section championship in 2013. Brooke Andersen at World Athletics
Tauras Tunyla is a Lithuanian racer. Trained by his father Gintaras Tunyla, he started karting from the age of 5. Tauras became a vice-champion of Lithuania in 2000, won his first Lithuanian championship in 2001 and is a five-time champion of Lithuania. Tauras enjoyed cars at a young age. According to his mother, he was a energetic child and the car was the only place where he could stay calm, his father, a former kart racer himself, built a self-made kart and started training Tauras when he was five years of age. The family did not have sufficient resources for quality and expensive racing equipment, coaches or mechanics. All the training was done by Tauras’ father, they both were improving an old Soviet type kart so the racer obtained good knowledge in mechanics at a relevantly young age. Tauras showed good results in Lithuanian and Baltic championships, he won 72 of them. Tauras started racing abroad, his father had some disagreements with the team leader and young racer had to stop his professional career and leave the team.
After a four-year career break Tauras returned to the sport in 2013. He joined forces with professional PR manager, received his first moderate sponsorship, built a racing car and took part in an Autoplius Fast Lap race with Mazda Miata roadster, he got into the Top 3 with comparatively low powered car in the unlimited power class. During the break in his racing career, Tauras stayed close to the car sports and observed it through the lens of the camera. Soon he became one a car sport photographer and film maker in Lithuania, working under TAT Designs brand; the list of his clients includes Lithuanian racers Dominykas Butvilas, Benediktas Vanagas as well as international brands: Opel, Nissan, BMW, Orlen and Statoil. 1. Official Autoplius Fast Lap page, race results, retrieved March 2, 2014 2. Official racer's page taurastunyla.lt, retrieved March 2, 2014 Official website Autoplius Fast Lap TAT Designs