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Advanced Placement (AP) is a program in the United States and Canada created by the College Board which offers college-level curricula and examinations to high school students.
Andrew Gertler (born November 8, 1988) is an American talent manager that represents Island Records recording artist Shawn Mendes, as well as Rick Ross's Maybach Music Group / Atlantic Records recording artist Rockie Fresh.
Andrew H. Schapiro (born April 25, 1963) is an American attorney and diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to the Czech Republic from September 30, 2014 to January 20, 2017.
Advanced Placement Music Theory (or AP Music Theory, AP Jams, AP Music, or even Music AP) is a course and examination offered in the United States by the College Board as part of the Advanced Placement Program to high school students who wish to earn credit for a college level music theory course.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
An auditorium is a room built to enable an audience to hear and watch performances at venues such as theatres.
Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net.
Baghdad (بغداد) is the capital of Iraq.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Beirut (بيروت, Beyrouth) is the capital and largest city of Lebanon.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music named after Kentucky mandolin player and songwriter Bill Monroe's band, the Bluegrass Boys 1939-96, and furthered by musicians who played with him, including 5-string banjo player Earl Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt, or who simply admired the high-energy instrumental and vocal music Monroe's group created, and carried it on into new bands, some of which created subgenres (Progressive Bluegrass, Newgrass, Dawg Music etc.). Bluegrass is influenced by the music of Appalachia and other styles, including gospel and jazz.
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.
Borzou Daragahi (born c. 1969) is a print and radio journalist, current Middle East correspondent for BuzzFeed News, and the former Baghdad bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.
Brookwood School District 167 is an elementary school district based in the southern Cook County, Illinois village of Glenwood; it serves a periphery of the city of Chicago.
Casey Christopher Driessen (born December 6, 1978 Owatonna, Minnesota, United States) is an American bluegrass fiddler and singer.
Chadwick Gaylord Smith (born October 25, 1961) is an American musician and the current drummer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, which he joined in 1988.
Charles J. Shields (born December 2, 1951) is an American biographer, primarily of 20th-century American novelists.
Cheerleading is an activity wherein the participants (referred to as "cheerleaders") cheer for their team as a form of encouragement.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago Heights is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States.
The Chicago metropolitan area, or Chicagoland, is the metropolitan area that includes the city of Chicago, Illinois, and its suburbs.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
Christine Marion Korsgaard FBA (born April 9, 1952) is an American philosopher and Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University whose main scholarly interests are in moral philosophy and its history; the relation of issues in moral philosophy to issues in metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, and the theory of personal identity; the theory of personal relationships; and in normativity in general.
Chuck Garfien is an anchor/reporter for NBC Sports Chicago.
Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
The Daily Southtown (formerly SouthtownStar) is a newspaper of the Chicago, Illinois, United States metropolitan area that covers the south suburbs and the South Side neighborhoods of the city – a wide region known as the Chicago Southland.
A dance squad or dance team, sometimes called a pom squad or song team, is a team of participants that participates in competitive dance.
David Hemenway (born 1945) is Professor of Health Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Debate is a process that involves formal discussion on a particular topic.
In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs (DBs) are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are distinguished from the defensive line players and linebackers, who take positions directly behind or close to the line of scrimmage.
Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, usually while performing acrobatics.
Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.
John Eric Hillman (born April 27, 1966 in Gary, Indiana) is a former Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher.
A fiddle is a bowed string musical instrument, most often a violin.
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
Flossmoor is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States.
George Nolfi is an American screenwriter, producer and director.
Glenwood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States.
Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
Gymnastics is a sport that requires balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance.
Nelle Harper Lee (April 28, 1926February 19, 2016), better known by her pen name Harper Lee, was an American novelist widely known for To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Hazel Crest is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States.
High school football is gridiron football played by high school teams in the United States and Canada.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
Homewood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States, and a suburb of Chicago.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is a state high school association in the United States that regulates competition in most interscholastic sports and some interscholastic activities at the high school level.
The Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) is the Illinois state-level affiliate of National Association for Music Education.
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
Individual events in speech include public speaking, acting, reading, and interpretation.
The International Baccalaureate (IB), formerly known as the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), is an international educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded in 1968.
The International Thespian Society (ITS) is an honor society for high school and middle school theatre students.
Jack William Fuller (October 21, 1946 – June 21, 2016)Biography at the was an American journalist who spent nearly forty years working in newspapers.
Jason Benetti (born September 9, 1983) is an American sportscaster.
John Daniel Ely (born May 13, 1986) is an American former right-handed starting pitcher.
Journalism refers to the production and distribution of reports on recent events.
Jared Higgins (born December 2, 1998) known professionally as Juice WRLD, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Calumet Park, Illinois, Chicago Metropolitan Area.
Julian Emil-Jamaal Wright (born May 20, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for Pallacanestro Reggiana of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A (LBA).
The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri.
Kenneth Choi (born October 20, 1971) is an American actor.
Lacrosse is a team sport played with a lacrosse stick and a lacrosse ball.
Lafayette (or lah-fee-YET) is a city in and the county seat of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, located northwest of Indianapolis and southeast of Chicago.
Lahser High School was a high school in Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, Michigan, near Bloomfield Hills and in Greater Detroit.
Lawrence Lee Rothschild (born March 12, 1954) is an American professional baseball pitcher, coach, and manager.
In gridiron football, a lineman is a player who specializes in play at the line of scrimmage.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Margaret A. "Meg" Ryan (born May 23, 1964) is a Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF).
Michael Anthony Buchanan, Jr. (born January 24, 1991) is a defensive end who is currently a free agent.
The Minnesota Vikings are a professional American football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Mixed-sex education, also known as mixed-gender education, co-education or coeducation (abbreviated to co-ed or coed), is a system of education where males and females are educated together.
Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program is a United States government program created in 1982 to honor schools that have achieved high levels of student achievement or made significant improvements in closing the achievement gap among student subgroups.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The New England Patriots are a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston region.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
Ninth grade, freshman year, or grade 9 is the ninth post-kindergarten year of school education in some school systems.
Nnedi Okorafor (full name: Nnedimma Nkemdili Okorafor; previously known as Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu; translated from Igbo into English as "mother is good"; born April 8, 1974) is a Nigerian-American writer of fantasy and science fiction for both children and adults.
Nolan Harrison III (born January 25, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former American football defensive lineman who played ten seasons in the National Football League for the Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Washington Redskins.
The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football franchise based in Oakland, California.
Olympia Fields is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States.
An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is an American nonprofit organization that develops STEM curricula for use by US elementary, middle, and high schools.
Public speaking (also called oratory or oration) is the process or act of performing a speech to a live audience.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
Quintin E. Primo III (born March 14, 1955) is the Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Capri Capital Partners, LLC, one of the largest minority-owned real estate investment management firms in the United States.
Red is the color at the end of the visible spectrum of light, next to orange and opposite violet.
Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.
Sarah Bloom Raskin (born April 15, 1961) is an American attorney and regulator, who was formerly a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and former United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.
Scholastic wrestling, sometimes known in the United States as folkstyle wrestling, is a style of amateur wrestling practiced at the high school and middle school levels in the United States.
A school band is a group of student musicians who rehearse and perform instrumental music together.
A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes (born August 8, 1998) is a Canadian singer and songwriter.
Rashawnna Guy (born January 3, 1978), better known by her stage name Shawnna, is an American rapper.
Softball is a variant of baseball played with a larger ball (11 in. to 12 in. sized ball) on a smaller field.
Sophia Danenberg (born 1972) is an American mountain climber best known as the first African American and the first black woman to climb to the summit of Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain.
The South Suburban Conference (SSC) is a high school athletic and activity conference which comprises fourteen schools located in the south and southwest suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.
State schools (also known as public schools outside England and Wales)In England and Wales, some independent schools for 13- to 18-year-olds are known as 'public schools'.
A suburb is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.
Super Bowl XLIX was an American football game played to determine the champion of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2014 season.
A supreme court is the highest court within the hierarchy of courts in many legal jurisdictions.
Susan D. Page is the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH).
Swimming is an individual or team sport that requires the use of ones arms and legs to move the body through water.
A swimming pool, swimming bath, wading pool, or paddling pool is a structure designed to hold water to enable swimming or other leisure activities.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
Twelfth grade, senior year, or grade 12 is the final year of secondary school in North America.
The UCLA Bruins men's basketball program represents the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in men's college basketball.
The United States courts of appeals or circuit courts are the intermediate appellate courts of the United States federal court system.
The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED), also referred to as the ED for (the) Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government.
The United States presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election.
The State University of New York at Buffalo is a public research university with campuses in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, United States.
Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.
The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, and architecture.
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.
Von Mansfield is a former defensive back in the National Football League.
The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team based in the Washington metropolitan area.
Water polo is a competitive team sport played in the water between two teams.
Wes Hamilton (born April 24, 1953 in Texas City, Texas) is a former American football offensive lineman who was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the 3rd round in the 1976 NFL Draft.
WHFH 88.5 FM is an American FM non-profit non-commercial educational high school radio station licensed by the Federal Communications Commission to serve the community of and areas surrounding Flossmoor, Illinois.
White is the lightest color and is achromatic (having no hue), because it fully reflects and scatters all the visible wavelengths of light.
The World Fantasy Awards are a set of awards given each year for the best fantasy fiction published during the previous calendar year.
Zachery Quinn Fulton (born September 23, 1991) is an American football center for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL).