Updated 10:43 pm CDT, Friday, July 12, 2019 Baton Rouge residents prepare for drenching Baton Rouge residents prepare as Tropical Storm Barry closes in on what could be a long, slow _ and epic _ drenching that could trigger flooding in and around Baton Rouge. (June 12) Now Playing: Baton Rouge residents prepare for drenchingAD: Baton Rouge residents prepare as Tropical Storm Barry closes in on what could be a long, slow _ and epic _ drenching that could trigger flooding in and around Baton Rouge. (June 12) Media: Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Barry (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Forecasters expect the Mississippi River to crest about 2 feet (0.6 meters) lower in New Orleans than previously predicted — good news for those who feared the river might spill over the levees that protect the city. The National Weather Service said Friday night that the river will rise as high as 17.1 feet (5.2 meters) by Monday in New … [Read more...] about The Latest: Mississippi River won’t be as high as feared
BOOKSMART (15, 102 mins) Comedy/Drama/Romance. Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Mason Gooding, Victoria Ruesga, Jason Sudeikis. Director: Olivia Wilde SCHOOL'S out for the summer but life lessons about sisterly solidarity and abusing the good nature of a teddy bear never end in the raucous rites-of-passage comedy Booksmart. Actress Olivia Wilde identifies herself as a high achiever with a riotous feature film directorial debut, strutting confidently down the same corridors of beautifully articulated teen angst as Clueless and Mean Girls. A sorority of four female scriptwriters cram in a dizzying array of pithy and potty-mouthed one-liners between some deeply touching moments of self-reflection and realisation. The heartfelt hilarity is delivered with genuine warmth and grin-inducing sincerity by the dream team double-act of Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein. They have us rooting for their sassy, self-aware misfits from the moment they prepare for another day at school with impromptu … [Read more...] about High school comedy Booksmart delivers bountiful belly laughs
On one night in December last year high-achieving, intelligent maths graduate Joe Atkinson - a man with no history of violence - suddenly became a savage, cold-blooded killer. Jealous murderer Joe Atkinson jailed for life over brutal killing of girlfriend Poppy Devey Waterhouse as she was about to leave himFour months after the brutal murder of Poppy Devey Waterhouse, the 25-year-old is still 'wrestling with with the conundrum' of why he did it. Leeds Crown Court heard. Leeds Crown Court heard the breakdown of the couple's relationship had led him to behave like a "Jekyll and Hyde character" in the weeks leading up to the attack.Towards the end of November, Atkinson flew into a jealous rage and attacked Miss Devey Waterhouse's new boyfriend after see them out together.Joe Atkinson pleads guilty to murder of Leeds maths graduate Poppy Devey WaterhouseThe prosecution described how the attack "was a hint of his brewing jealousy."But at other times friends had described how he had seemed … [Read more...] about How did former Wetherby High School pupil Joe Atkinson become a cold hearted killer?
Photo (from left to right): Kerry Fernandes, head of BIS Hanoi's Mathematics, Hai Ha, Hang Giang, Sang Yun and Tim Webb, head of secondary In December 2018, Cambridge Assessment International Education announced the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in Vietnam for the June 2018 examination series, the list of awards included Top in Vietnam of all subjects, Best across IGCSEs, AS levels and A Levels, High Achievement, and the most remarkable is “Top in the World”. Out of five students who were awarded the Cambridge “Top in the World”, three students from BIS Hanoi, Sang Yun (Year 12), Hai Ha (Year 11) and Hang Giang (Year 11), were awarded for achieving the Highest Mark in the world for their IGCSE Mathematics papers with an amazing achievement of scoring 100 per cent. “Their hard work, dedication, perseverance and self-motivation throughout the school year really did pay off and our Maths Department are extremely proud of them,” said Kerry … [Read more...] about BIS Hanoi students achieve the world”s highest mark in Cambridge examination
PUBLISHED: 15:01 17 December 2018 | UPDATED: 15:26 17 December 2018 Wayland Academy Norfolk has been criticised by parents for organising a 'rewards disco' for pupils with high attendance through the autumn term. Picture: TEN Group Archant Parents have slammed a Norfolk high school after it organised a special disco for children with high attendance through the autumn term. Wayland Academy in Watton organised the “attendance reward disco” for more than 180 children in years seven, eight and nine who had achieved attendance of 97pc or above from the start of the school year up to December 7.But parents have criticised the policy behind the celebration, saying it was particularly unfair to children with serious medical conditions.Kirsti Nicol said her son had missed out on an invitation after missing two days of school due to a medical problem. “Now he is penalised, and absolutely gutted he can’t go to the disco,” she said.In the post on Facebook, she … [Read more...] about Parents slam Norfolk academy’s ‘unfair’ disco to reward high attendance