althea althea  /æl ˈθi ə/


  • (n) any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea



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  1. At her last board meeting, members thank Sheaff for service

    NASHUA– Assistant superintendent Althea Sheaff attended her last Board of Education meeting Monday night, just weeks before she is set to retire. Sheaff announced her plans to retire in January, after 10 years in the city. She came to the district in 2003, after years of working as a teacher and school principal. She started as the district’s instructional supervisor and was named executive ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Nashua Telegraph

  2. ‘Sew’ happy at Walden School

    Yet another reason that students at The Walden School in Media are sew very happy! Althea Coxe of Springfield, Naya Anand of Media, Annie Tolson of Media, Dania Maqbool of Media and Alyssa Wert of Aston proudly model their handmade skirts created in after school sewing class. In addition to dance, cooking, theater, gardening and other cool extracurricular activities, kids have the opportunity to ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Springfield Press

  3. A lesson in anatomy

    During the time of year when others may be packing up classrooms prepping for summer vacation, Althea Coxe of Springfield, and her classmates, are dissecting spotted leopard frogs and making comparisons to the human anatomy. Over a dozen different organs were found and identified. For a window into the Walden classroom, and to learn more about how children can achieve academic excellence within ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Springfield Press


  1. "I have all the opportunities today because of people like Althea," Venus Williams said after hitting a Grand Slam-record 129 mph serve during her 6-2, 6-1 victory over Kira Nagy of Hungary. "Just trying to follow in her footsteps."
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Venus Williams Source: Forbes

  2. Williams said Gibson, the first black person to be voted by The Associated Press as its female athlete of the year in 1957, had been "a little bit overlooked." "I just feel sometimes that Althea Gibson, who did so much for people like me to...
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Serena Williams Source:

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