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New Trier High School

New Trier High School is a public four-year high school, with its main campus for sophomores through seniors located in Winnetka, United States, a freshman campus in Northfield, with freshman classes and district administration. Founded in 1901, the school serves the Chicago suburbs of Wilmette, Winnetka and Northfield as well as portions of Northbrook and unincorporated Cook County. New Trier's logo depicts a symbol of Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany; the athletic teams are known as an archaic demonym for the people of Trier. New Trier High School opened its doors for the first time on February 4, 1901, welcoming 76 students. In 1912, it became one of the first American high schools with an indoor swimming pool. In 1920, the inaugural edition of The New Trier News was published. In 1934, the track and field team won the school's first IHSA state championship. In 1965, the New Trier West Campus was opened in the village of Northfield. In the 1950s, New Trier became the first American high school with an educational, non-commercial FM broadcast license for a radiated station.

By 1970 New Trier was home to the nation's first public high school-based CCTV instructional station, ITV, which broadcast educational programming to township elementary schools via microwave signals. Students operated WNTH under a faculty advisor, ITV was operated by students under professional television technical and programming staff. By 1962, student enrollment was more than 4,000; some 20 "temporary" trailer classrooms lined the rear of the building, designed for 3,000. To accommodate the growing baby boomer student body, voters approved a referendum for New Trier to purchase forty-six acres of land in Northfield. Chicago architecture firm Perkins and Will was selected to design a campus of curricular buildings clustered around a central library and administration building; the resulting modernist design was noted in secondary education architecture literature and practice, emulated by Winnetka's Carleton Washburne junior high school several years later. "New Trier West" opened to freshmen and sophomores in 1965.

What had been "New Trier," at 385 Winnetka Avenue in Winnetka, became "New Trier East." In 1967, New Trier West was dedicated as a separate four-year high school. U. S. Secretary of Health and Welfare John Gardner keynoted the dedication, attended by U. S. Senator Charles Percy, Congressman Donald Rumsfeld. Enrollment reached an all-time peak of 6,558 students in 1972. By 1981, enrollment had dropped significantly; as a result, the school board decided to combine the East and West schools and convert New Trier West into the freshman-only campus. The division of freshmen from upperclassmen lasted from September 1981 until June 1985. By enrollment had declined enough for the board to bring all students under one roof, close the former New Trier West, convert the Northfield campus into a community recreation space; the campus housed a senior center, corporate dormitories, a public swimming pool, an alternative high school program known as West Center Academy. The 1987-88 New Trier School Board proposed selling the New Trier West Campus in Northfield to facilitate a $10–12 million renovation project at the East Campus.

Their decision to sell the property was based on a demographers report and a reluctance to raise property taxes to cover the NT East revamp. The demographer, expressed caution about relying on predictions that exceeded a 10-year span stating in part that "...after 10 years, greater risk emerges of unanticipated events invalidating the most scientifically-based projection methods." Concerned about another spike in population and the need to retain the 42.5 acre Campus for future generations, local citizen advocates formed "The Coalition for the Future of New Trier". In March 1988 the Coalition forced the issue to referendum which, backed by broad community support, resulted in a successful ratification of the Coalition's position; the Campus was retained and subsequently rented to various entities until it was again needed as additional space for a growing NT student population. According to research it took less than two decades for the combined New Trier enrollment to exceed 4,000 students.

The Coalition has never been acknowledged publicly for their significant role as a catalyst in retaining the 42.5-acre New Trier West Campus. New Trier was featured in the December 9, 1996, issue of Time in an article entitled "High Times at New Trier High." Among other claims, the article stated that "New Trier kids who smoke pot" were "by all accounts more than three-fifths of the student body," compared with national averages at the time closer to 33%. However, on the school's WNTH's radio program, the writer acknowledged that the "three-fifths" claim had been inadvertently rewritten during the editing process in such a way that seemed to imply that more than 60% of New Trier students may be regular users of marijuana, whereas that figure should have been labeled as the portion of students who had used marijuana, including many who had used it only once or twiceIn 2017, the school neared completion of a $104.9 million renovation and addition project at its East Campus, which replaced three aging buildings on the west side of the campus with the addition of a new student cafeteria, a new library, more than two dozen classrooms for core English, social studies and business program clas

James Garrett Freeman

James Garrett Freeman was an American man, convicted, sentenced to death, executed for murder in Texas. Freeman originated from an unincorporated area in Wharton County, Texas, he was unemployed at the time he committed murder. He had no record of violence. On March 17, 2007 Freeman engaged in a high-speed chase with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officers. At the Lissie Cemetery, where the chase ended, he fired at TPWD staff with an AK-47 and a Glock pistol. Justin Hurst, a 34-year old TPWD game warden, was killed. Hurst had turned 34 that day. Freeman survived. Freeman, Texas Department of Criminal Justice # 999539, was sentenced to death. While on death row he was in Polunsky Unit, he was executed at Huntsville Unit on January 2016, nine years after the murder. The Justin Hurst Wildlife Management Area of the TPWD, located in Brazoria County, was renamed after the victim in 2007, it was the Peach Point WMA. Capital punishment in Texas List of offenders executed in the United States in 2016 Lists of people executed in Texas Texas Courts: Indictment and Sentencing "IN THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TEXAS NO.

AP-76,052 JAMES GARRETT FREEMAN, Appellant v. THE STATE OF TEXAS ON DIRECT APPEAL FROM CAUSE NO. 15987 IN THE 329TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT WHARTON COUNTY"

Aperture (magazine)

Aperture magazine, based in New York City, is an international quarterly journal specializing in photography. Founded in 1952, Aperture magazine is the flagship publication of Aperture Foundation; the headquarters of Aperture magazine and the Aperture Foundation and Gallery are at 547 West 27th Street, 4th floor, New York, NY 10001. Aperture is published four times a year, in Spring, Summer and Winter, it features photographs by established and emerging photographers, as well as artists experimenting with photo-related media. Each issue is themed and includes writings by critics, photography practitioners, others involved in the field of photography; the magazine was founded in 1952 by a consortium of photographers and proponents of photography: Ansel Adams, Melton Ferris, Dorothea Lange, Ernest Louie, Barbara Morgan, Beaumont Newhall, Nancy Newhall, Dody Warren, Minor White. It was the first journal since Alfred Stieglitz’s Camera Work to explore photography as a fine art; the journal’s mission, as stated in its inaugural issue: Aperture has been originated to communicate with serious photographers and creative people everywhere, whether professional, amateur or student...

Aperture is intended to be a mature journal in which photographers can talk straight to each other, discuss the problems that face photography as profession and art, share their experiences, comment on what goes on, descry the new potentials. We, who have founded this journal, invite others to use Aperture as a common ground for the advancement of photography. Minor White was appointed by the founders to be the editor of the magazine, at first published out of San Francisco; the magazine's dimensions were modest, in its first two decades the photographs discussed and published in its pages were black and white. Many early issues were monographic publications. In 1953 the editorial offices moved to New York. White was assisted with the magazine's editorial and production tasks by Peter C. Bunnell. From the outset, the magazine was appreciated by its readers as “a much needed forum for serious photographers.” In 1962, vol. 10, no. 4, a monograph on photographer Frederick Sommer, was the first of many issues to be published as a trade book.

Aperture, Inc. became a nonprofit foundation in 1963. In 1964 Michael E. Hoffman, a former student of White, became the foundation's publisher and executive director. In 1965 Aperture launched a full-fledged book-publishing program that evolved in tandem with the magazine over the following decades. Beginning in the mid-1960s, the magazine's production was overseen by Stevan A. Baron. In 1966 Aperture's production department was moved to New York City; the magazine faced perpetual financial challenges in this period. In 1975 Helen Levitt’s photographs of New York City were published as the first full-color portfolio in the magazine; this era included monographic issues on the work of Edward S. Curtis. On June 24, 1976, Minor White died of a heart attack after a prolonged illness. In the same year, with issue 77, the magazine moved to a new numbering system and its format was enlarged to 11⅜ by 9 9/16 inches. In 1979, with issue 82, a new design by Malcolm Grear was unveiled. Under Michael Hoffman, Aperture was developed by editors including Carole Kismaric, Steve Dietz, Lawrence Frascella, Mark Holborn, Nan Richardson, while Hoffman always played an integral part in each issue’s conception.

Hoffman's life partner of 20 years, Diane Lyon, AKA Diane Hoffman, provided assistance. Chief among a group of designers for the magazine in this period was Wendy Byrne. In 1984 Aperture’s headquarters moved to a five-story brownstone at 20 East 23rd Street in New York. Burden; the 23rd Street building was Aperture’s home until 2005. Issues of Aperture during this period were still organized around thematic concepts, such as “Swimmers”. Most issues were edited by members of Aper

Femi John Femi

Air Vice Marshal Femi John Femi is the first qualified helicopter pilot to be appointed as the Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Air Force. Femi was born on 30 December 1945 in Egbeda -- Kogi State, he enlisted into the NAF as an officer cadet on 1 July 1965. He proceeded to Germany for his pilot training after his basic military training, he qualified as a helicopter pilot in March 1967 and was commissioned Second Lieutenant on his return to Nigeria on 1 June 1967. Femi enlisted into the NAF as an officer cadet on 1 July 1965, he proceeded to Germany for his pilot training after his basic military training. He qualified as a helicopter pilot in March 1967 and was commissioned Second Lieutenant on his return to Nigeria on 1 June 1967. Other courses attended by Air Vice Marshal Femi include a flying training course on the Alouette helicopter at Ikeja in 1973. In 1978 he attended an operations and tactical course before attending the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji in 1979, he attended the prestigious USAF Air War College in 1982.

Air Vice Marshal Femi held various appointments at both command and staff levels in the NAF. He had Civil War attachments at Makurdi, Umunede, Port-Harcourt, Escravos, he was involved in the airlift of relief materials to all the Local Government Areas in the defunct Eastern Region with Arizona Helicopters, Inc between March and August 1970. He was the Group Safety Officer at ATG and Director of Training at the NAF Headquarters on 2 occasions (May 1975-April 1977 and May 1980-December 1981 He at various times, commanded 301 FTS, 305 FTS and NAF Port Harcourt, he was appointed the Senior Air Staff Officer, HQ TAC between August 1987 and February 1988. He moved to Ibadan in 1989 where he served in the same capacity, he was posted to HQ NAF as Air Officer Inspections in 1991. From December 1991 to 1993, he served at the National War College, first as a Member of the Establishment Committee as a Senior Directing Staff and as Acting Deputy Commandant and Director of Studies. On 17 September 1993 he was appointed Chief of Air Staff of the NAF.

He retired from military service in 1996 Femi is married to Victoria and has six children

Bikram Singh Thekedar

Bikram Singh Thekedar is a Bharatiya Janata Party politician, current Member of Legislative Assembly representing Kosli constituency in the Haryana Legislative Assembly, was sworn-in as Minister of State of Haryana on 26 October 2014. He is an active social worker, he holds the charge for the following 3 departments: Department of Haryana. Department of Printing and Stationery, Haryana. Department of Agriculture, Haryana. Bikram Singh son of Dalip Singh Yadav, was born in Teh. Pataudi, Haryana on 10 April 1970, he completed his graduation from D. A. V College, Rajasthan, he is married to Smt. Suresh Devi, his current address is Vill. Sahadat Nagar Mod, District. Rewari, Haryana. Newly appointed Minister of State and Kosli MLA Bikram Singh as the contractor had not had the luck to everyone, his journey to becoming a minister from ordinary truck driver miraculously unscathed. Bikram until a few months ago were not in the race for the ticket, but the Modi wave. Bikram take ticket until a few months ago were not in the race, but he had to wave with Raja Rao Inderjit Singh, Bikram has peaked at one stroke.

Bikram long trip back to he work. Now atmosphere will change in the town today. General Bikram Singh and other family members born in the middle family thought that they would never thought to come to such heights. Bikram Singh born 19 November 1968 in Ramnagar village of Gurgaon district in farmer's house his father name Mr. Dalip Singh and mother Mrs. Rajballa and he have two sisters and Bikram. Bikram is elder, his childhood in the home of his maternal Shaduttnagr Sumer Singh spent his grandfather. Nana became a blessing for them to come home, he study from Middle in Shaduttnagr, Tenth Lulaahir village, XII Kosli DAV school and graduate degrees obtained from Ajmer

Rare Breed (album)

Rare Breed is a compilation album presented by American rapper, MC Breed. It was released February 8, 2000 for Albatross Records and was produced by MC Breed, Jazze Pha and Chuck Nyce. "Roll up a Phat One"- 4:18 "The Bomb"- 5:41 "Palya Hatta"- 4:59 "I Don't Give a Fuck"- 1:08 "Swats"- 4:21 "What's It Gonna Be"- 4:37 "Make Me Wanna Scream"- 3:34 "On a Mission"- 4:35 "Ashes to Ashes"- 4:44 "Put It Down"- 1:14 "Money Makes the World Go Round"- 4:14 "First U Fuck Me"- 4:14 "The World"- 5:36 "It's a Must"- 6:21 "Phat Phunk"- 4:40