The Glasgow Academy is a coeducational independent day school for pupils aged 3–18 in Glasgow, Scotland. In 2016, it was the third best secondary school in Scotland according to its Higher exam results. Founded in 1845, it is the oldest continuously independent school in Glasgow, Scotland. In 1981 the school admitted girl pupils for the first time. In 1991, Glasgow Academy merged with Westbourne School for Girls, adopting the distinctive purple of its uniform in the school badge and tartan, it is located in the Kelvinbridge area and has 1350 pupils, split between three preparatory school sites and a senior school. The current rector is Matthew Pearce, who has held the position since 2019; the Academy is part of a select number of schools in Scotland which are Stonewall School Champions, an LGBT initiative which provides training for staff and pupils against homophobic bullying. HMIe last inspected the school in November 2008; the school has a well established house system, which divides all pupils in the school into four different Houses, each represented by a School Colour: Arthur Fraser Morrison TempleAll of the houses are named after notable alumni or previous Rectors that have influenced the Academy greatly.
In the Senior School, House assemblies are held once a week and are run by two teachers, one male and one female, as Head of Houses. Senior Pupils enter a wide range of activities competing in Houses; these activities include football, hockey, debating as well as an annual House singing competition and an annual Sports Day. Frederick Anderson, Municipal Council, Shanghai International Settlement, 1905–06. John Arthur, Church of Scotland missionary to East Africa. J. M. Barrie, writer of'Peter Pan' Laura Bartlett, British Hockey Player and Olympic Athlete John Beattie, rugby player for Scotland and British Lions Jack Buchanan, Singer & Dancer. Sir James Caird, founder of the National Maritime Museum. Sir David Young Cameron, Scottish painter and etcher. Billy Campbell, winner of the 2009 Scottish BAFTA Best Fictional Film award for'Life of a Pigeon'. Sir John Cargill, Chairman of Burmah Oil Company, 1904–1943 Jackson Carlaw, Scottish Conservative Party MSP. Horatio Scott Carslaw, Professor of Pure and Applied Mathematics at the University of Sydney.
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Denise Grimsley is a Republican member of the Florida State Senate, representing parts of Central and Southwest Florida since 2012. She has represented the 26th district, which includes Highlands, Glades, DeSoto, southern Polk, eastern Charlotte, northern Lee Counties, since 2016, after being redistricted from the 21st district, she served four terms in the Florida House of Representatives, representing the Highlands County-based 77th district from 2004 to 2012. Grimsley was born in Lakeland, attended Polk Community College, where she received her Associate of Science in Nursing; when her father fell ill, she took over the family business, served as the Chairwoman of the Florida Petroleum Markets and Convenience Stores Association, a trade organization. In 2004, when incumbent State Representative Joe Spratt was unable to seek re-election due to term limits, Grimsley ran to succeed him in the 77th District, which included northern Collier County, Glades County, Hendry County, Highlands County.
She faced attorney Gary Gossett in the Republican primary, won the nomination of the Naples Daily News, which noted, "She has done her homework and would be an able successor to Joe Spratt" due to her experience in the private sector. Grimsley ended up handily defeated Gossett in the primary, winning with 70% of the vote. Upon winning, Grimsley noted, "Obviously you get into the race to win but when you win by this margin, it's very humbling. Now it's time to get to work for the general election." She faced Pauline New Born, the Democratic nominee, but New Born did not present a significant obstacle to Grimsley, she won her first term in the legislature in a landslide, with 67% of the vote. Running for re-election in 2006, Grimsley was opposed by Zane Thomas, a county planner and the Democratic nominee, she defeated him in a landslide, winning re-election with 60% of the vote to his 40%. In 2008, she faced former North Miami Mayor Elton Gissendanner, who moved to Lake Placid after facing corruption charges from his tenure as Executive Director of the Florida Department of Natural Resources.
Despite Gissendanner's high profile, Grimsley defeated him to win re-election, scoring 67% of the vote to his 33%. Grimsley was re-elected without opposition in 2010. During her final term in the legislature, she came under fire for accepting a $10,000 contribution from the Walt Disney Corporation and working to include a $1.2 million appropriation for a Lynx bus route from Orlando International Airport to Disney's Orlando resort. Grimsley, disputed that she delivered the project in exchange for the contribution, saying, "I have never discussed these projects with Disney officials; these funds were appropriated by the Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations subcommittee. I trust the subcommittee's judgment that this was a good leverage of tax dollars to facilitate tourism and infrastructure." When Grimsley was prevented from seeking another term in the State House due to term limits, she opted to run for the Florida Senate in the 21st District. She won the Republican primary uncontested, advanced to the general election, where she faced Stacy Anderson McCland, a lawyer and the Democratic nominee.
During the campaign, Grimsley defended the practice by the state of raiding trust funds to balance the budget, observing, "Remember, we walked into a budget situation with a $4.6 billion shortfall two years ago — so, yes, we took money from trust funds and we did a series of reductions in every major policy area of the budget. But, in the Transportation Trust Fund the money that we swept out of that trust fund into general revenue never stopped an existing project." In the end, Grimsley won over McCland by a solid margin, receiving 57% of the vote to McCland's 43%. Grimsley's district was reconfigured and renumbered after court-ordered redistricting in 2016, she is one of the founders of Maggie's List. Florida State Senate - Denise Grimsley Florida House of Representatives - Denise Grimsley
Callulops kopsteini is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to Indonesia; the specific name kopsteini honours Felix Kopstein, Austrian physician and naturalist who collected the type series in 1924. Common name Kopstein's callulops frog has been coined for this species; the type series consists of two adult males measuring 41–42 mm and an adult female measuring 45 mm in snout–vent length. The overall appearance is stocky; the head is somewhat wider. The snout is rounded but protruding; the tympanum is distinct. The finger and toe tips bear small discs. Skin is smooth; the upper parts are dark brown. There are two eye spots; the underside is dirty gray-brown, with light gray spots. Callulops kopsteini has not been recorded, it occurs in lowland forest. Development is assumed to be direct; this species is to be threatened by extensive logging taking place on Sanana Island. However, there is no recent information on its status
Stephanie Sarley is a contemporary American multimedia artist known for her surrealistic humor. An illustrator and video artist, Sarley is inspired by the “psychology of kink”, she is best known for her "fruit art videos", which appeared on Instagram beginning in late 2015. Additionally, she is known for creating a series of flower-themed and talking vaginas known as "Orcunts" and "Crotch Monsters." She is the author of the adult coloring book Dick Dog and Friends. Her work has been exhibited internationally. Sarley was born in Berkeley and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. There she was raised by a family of artists who tended to take her to museums in the San Francisco area to "draw from the masters." Her father is a storyboard artist in Hollywood and her grandfather took part in the art scene as well. Her mother directed "Women in a Film," a film festival. Sarley studied and apprenticed in classical arts studying print-making at Laney College in Oakland. Sarley knew. “When I was young, I studied the masters but I didn’t realize at the time the masters were only men,” she said.
“I didn’t have that perspective at the time.” With a background consisting of traditional fine arts apprenticeships such as printmaking, stone-sculpting, tattooing, Sarley has worked professionally as an artist for a decade. In 2013, Sarley began working in the digital medium. Sarley is best known for her fruit-art videos. Sarley’s work Is best recognized by three illustrative constructs. First are the “crotch monsters,” anthropomorphized vulvae, the “orcunts”: part orchids, part vaginas, the fruit art videos. Sarley's artwork deals with issues surrounding sexism and women's empowerment. In 2013, Sarley published the adult coloring book Dick Dog And Friends, distributed via the Last Gasp. Several publications have featured Sarley's art including Hatezine, art Das Kunstmagazin, Elle Brazil. Sarely's art has appeared in the "munchies" section of Vice Magazine. In 2016 Artsy magazine recognized Sarley as one of the "8 Women Who Turned Food into Feminist Art." On recalling the creation of her first fruit video, Sarley described it as “a spontaneous primal urge.”
The video caused her Instagram account to increase from 10 followers to 125,000. As the series went on, the films began to inspire countless copycats. Sarley's Instagram account has been disabled numerous times for "sexually explicit content" regarding her fruit videos. Sarley struggled with copyright over her original clips, received negative comments from followers over the explicit nature of her work. After informing Instagram about this, the company shut down her account over its “sexually suggestive” content, her account has been restored due to community pressure on instagram. Miley Cyrus was accused of plagiarizing Sarley's work in promotional videos for her EP, "She Is Coming." The media recognized that the promotions were a copy of Sarley's "fruit porn". Sarley, has not been contacted by Cyrus or any Cyrus representatives. Sarley has been known to depict women's sexuality through her artwork her "food porn" videos and photography. Sarley states, "My work is about representing raw femininity in the arts."
Regarding Instagram's removal of her page and photos, Sarley has stated "Removing my photos from social media has given my art an extra dimension. It has become a form of protest. " Sarley views vaginas as "the centre of life" and believes that shouldn't be viewed "as a threat, something to censor, or exploit." Sarley believes that women "haven’t been represented in the arts and now it’s just normalized." Sarley states that " art challenges the gender confines men and women have to deal with."One of Sarley’s recent group exhibitions at the Museum Der Dinge in Berlin featured work that explored “modern-day feminism and how that translates into sexuality and personal agency." The controversy surrounding her Instagram was mentioned in Harper's Magazine's weekly review for March 15, 2016. Sarley's fruit art was featured on several Canal+ French television shows including L'Émission d'Antoine. Cosmopolitan named Sarley as one of the Twenty Best Vagina Moments of 2016. Calvin Klein has been noted for being influenced by Sarley's work in one of their advertisement series.
Loewe's spring/summer campaign of 2017, photographed by Steven Meisel is recognized for being in the style of Sarley's work. Official website
Sean Higgins is a Scottish footballer who plays as a striker for Clydebank. He is signed as a player/coach. Higgins started his career with Hamilton Academical. Higgins moved to Ross County in 2002 where he spent seven years at Victoria Park, where he played in 173 league matches and scored 47 league goals. In 2009 Higgins joined fellow First Division club Dundee where he spent just under five years, where he played in 52 league matches and scored 14 league goals, he would be a part of the "Deefiant" squad that overcame administration and a 25-point deduction to survive in 2010–11, a season that included a club record-breaking 23-game unbeaten streak. Higgins would play a key role in that run in a game against Queen of the South where he netted an equaliser in an eventual 2–1 win to notch Dundee's twentieth consecutive undefeated game, breaking the legendary 1962 team's record. During this game, Higgins wore a raw beefsteak in his boot to aid a freak injury, would score his goal with the steak-filled boot.
In May 2011 Higgins signed for St Johnstone for the 2011–12 season, where he played in six league matches without scoring any goals. Higgins was loaned out to Ayr United during the season, where he played in one league match without scoring any goals. Higgins joined Falkirk on transfer deadline day in August 2012. After an up and down campaign, Higgins left the club at the end of the 2012–13 season, having played in 25 league matches and scoring four league goals. Higgins signed for Stenhousemuir in the summer of 2013, he was a main stay in the Stenny team, as they narrowly missed out on a play-off spot at the end of the season. Higgins will be remembered for scoring a double, including an equalising penalty, in a 3–3 draw against Rangers at Ibrox Stadium on 22 February 2014, he finished the campaign having played. After leaving Stenhousemuir at the end of the season, on 30 May 2014, it was confirmed that Higgins had agreed terms with Scottish Championship outfit Cowdenbeath for the 2014–15 season.
He scored seven goals in 37 games for the Blue Brazil. On 20 May 2015, Higgins agreed to sign for Clyde on a one-year deal. On the 29th of August 2015 Higgins scored a double against East Stirlingshire in a 3–1 win at Broadwood. After two seasons with Clyde, Higgins was released by the club in May 2017. Shortly after leaving Clyde, Higgins signed for Scottish League One club Albion Rovers on 2 June 2017. In June 2018, Sean signed for club Clydebank as player/coach Ross County – Challenge Cup Runners-Up 2004–05 Sean Higgins at Soccerbase
Cape Grim is the northwestern point of Tasmania, Australia. It is the location of the Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station, operated by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology in a joint programme with the CSIRO; the station was established in 1976 and has been operating since. Cape Grim isolated; the next land mass directly west of Cape Grim is not the southern tip of Argentina. Winds that make their way to Cape Grim from Antarctica and the Indian Ocean hit no significant land mass. Air pollution values collected at Cape Grim represent the closest representation attainable of a global average; this headland was first charted and named Cape Grim by Matthew Flinders on 7 December 1798, as he sailed from the East in the Norfolk and found a long swell coming from the South-west, confirming for the first time that Van Diemen's Land was separated from the Australian mainland by a strait which he named Bass Strait. In 1828 Victory Hill at Cape Grim was the site of the Cape Grim massacre of thirty aboriginal Tasmanians from the Pennemukeer band of the North West tribe by four shepherds in response to sheep being driven over the cliff six weeks earlier by the Peerapper band.
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