Type
Crossword
Description

This St. A student grew up to be a WWII flying ace and was the inspiration for Flip Corkin in the comic strip “Terry and the Pirates” PhilCochran
With an artist and a detective as members, this St. A family must have good eyes!- Weindorf
This St. A student started his career with the The Lake Shore Visitor, moved to the Erie Times-News, radio and Erie Reader where he enjoyed sharing his hatred of politics and love of sports. JimLeCorchick
This St. A student started her award-winning broadcasting career as an 11-year old sports reporter for WJET-TV here in Erie. MariaSansone
After a successful career as a journalist and reporter, this St. A parishioner was elected to City Council. LizAllen
At home in H20, this St. A parishioner grew up to be a swim coach and Chief of the Erie Water Authority. StanPrazer
In 1975, this St. A parishioner was the first person to swim across Lake Erie. PatBudny
This beloved St. A parishioner was Ladies Guild member, a Eucharistic Minister, Religious Ed teacher who enjoyed working in her garden on West 9th Street. BobbiWoods
On Nov. 21, 1945, this long-time St. A musician played in the Erie Phil's concert with Mario Lanza at SVHS. MarilynCarnes
This St. A family established several Funeral Homes include a West 10th location that features a “Library of Mourning.” Quinn
This St. A student served as Pennsylvania's Governor from 1995-2001 and led the nation's Homeland Security from 2001-2005. TomRidge
This Classic Rock loving priest is still missed at St. A since his transfer to Kane, PA. FatherBillO'Brien
This St. Andrew priest was recorded saying grace for a Chautauqua Institution art show. MonsignorSullivan

Educational and Career Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A trainee engages in learning an occupation under the guidance and direction of a skilled worker; a 3-4 year training program on-the- job training with related technical instruction. apprenticeship
Advising, Placement, and Retention System – an assessment-advising program designed to identify the basic skill levels of students as they enter two-year institutions. ASSET
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery – is a test developed and maintained by the United States Department of Defense. ASVAB
Achieved after completion of a curriculum meeting the demands of a 4- year college program. Bachelors degree
A written statement that is accepted as proof of certain facts; often relating to the attainment of specific skills. Certificate
Postsecondary career, educational and financial planning site; provides comprehensive information in a web-based format of middle and high school students, parents, and counselors. This site includes comparative information about all of North Carolina’s two and four year postsecondary institutions, financial aid, and application services. This program is a partnership among the University of North Carolina General Administration, the College Foundation of North Carolina, and the State Educational Assistance Authority. CFNC
A postsecondary school where a student might receive a bachelor’s degree, master’s, or doctoral degree in a specific discipline. College/University
Type of college with up to 2-year programs leading to certificates, diplomas, or associate degrees. Community college
Paid employment with an educational component provided in a career-technical class and supervised by school personnel. Cooperative education
A pathway, which a student selects in high school. Course of study
End-of- course assessment. EOC
A purpose/objective. Goals
Allows the student the opportunity to observe and participate in activities related to a career field; supervised by school personnel and related to the student’s career choice. (May be paid or unpaid) Internship
A short-term experience that allows the student to follow an experienced worker and see the day-to- day activities of a particular career. Job shadowing
An advanced 2-year program completed after attainment of a bachelor’s degree. Masters degree
A certified, experienced, skilled craftsperson that has successfully completed an apprenticeship program. Journey Worker
Special skills may be developed through educational programs in the armed services. Military
Paid employment that is not supervised by school personnel; may or may not be related to the student’s career choice. Parttime jobs
Education after high school. Postsecondary
A privately owned school that operates for profit for those seeking vocational training. Proprietary school
Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test: A practice test that measures the critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that students need to do college-level work. PSAT
Education and training provided by an employer that usually takes place at a work site. On the job training
Scholastic Aptitude Test – a test that measures the critical thinking mathematical, reasoning, and writing skills students need to do college-level work. SAT
(CTSO-Career and Technical Student Organization) Vocational student organization; nonprofit, national organization with state and local chapters that exist to develop leadership skills and good citizenship among members; each organization is composed of vocational students interested in a specific occupational area. Student organizations
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter. Study habits
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter. Test-taking skills
An academic record; an official record of grades earned during a high school career. Transcript
Vocational Competency Achievement Tracking System is a competency-based instructional management system that focuses on the individual student and tracks his/her achievement in relation to a predetermined set of core competencies. VOCATS
A contribution of free labor, usually to a non-profit organization. Volunteer

The Industrial Revolution and Westward Expansion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Memorized the plans of the British spinning machine and brought it to America Samuel Slater
Inventor of the cotton gin Eli Whitney
Built the first American power loom and began textile factories Francis Lowell
This invention helped American industry but also caused an increase in slavery Cotton gin
This inventor made a new plow using an old steel saw John Deere
________________ parts made repairs to machinery much easier Interchangeable
In 1811, this linked the East with the West National Road
Travel over land or water became easier with the _______ engine Steam
The first steam boat was invented by ______ Robert Fulton
Clinton's Ditch was a nickname for this Erie Canal
The Erie Canal brought great growth to this city New York City
The steam locomotive was nicknamed _________ Iron Horse
In 1834 this man made himself president of Mexico Santa Anna
A main reason American settlers wanted to separate from Mexico was the issue of Slavery
The Texas army took over this fort, but was then badly defeated by theMexican Army Alamo
A successful Texas general and first president of the Republic of Texas Sam Houston
Texas became a U.S. state under this president James Polk
The U.S. claimed that the Mexican-American border should be here Rio Grande
This war lasted from 1846-1848 Mexican War
The treaty of ___________ ended the war Guadalupe Hidalgo
Many people traveled this route to the west Oregon Trail
One religious group that moved West to avoid persecution Mormons
Many people moved to Oregon Territory for this Land
The 1948/49 movement west is often called this California Gold Rush
Person to discover gold in California James Marshall
Prices of goods and services are determined by supply and Demand
Women's skills such as ____________ were in high demand Cooking
Mrs. Vander Ploeg's favorite student You

Financial Aid Cross Word Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

If a student fails to repay a student loan on time, the student is in ____________. Default
The acronym for the amount of money a student and his/her family are expected to pay toward college expenses as determined by the FAFSA, also known as the Expected Family Contribution. EFC
One of the standardized tests that students generally take junior year of high school that is used by colleges to evaluate an applicant’s academic skills and abilities. ACT
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education does NOT pay the interest while you are in college. Unsubsidized
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education pays the interest while you are in college. Subsidized
The name of Federal low-interest loans for eligible students to help cover the cost of college or career school (HINT: it starts with the letter "s"). Stafford
Federal loans that parents of undergraduate students can sometimes use to help pay for their child's college or career school. PLUS
Your primary area of study chosen for college. Major
The name of the campus office that makes the decision about your acceptance to their school. Admissions
An area of interest studied at the same time as a major; however, fewer courses are required. Minor
Federal grant program providing need-based grants to low-income students. PELL
Type of college degree given if you complete four years of full-time study. Bachelor
Type of college degree earned if you complete two years of full-time study. Associate
The acronym for the application that you will fill out your senior year to apply for financial aid. FAFSA
The person at a college who helps students decide what classes to take, what major to pursue, and that makes sure student have fulfilled all graduation requirements. Advisor
The acronym for the report that a student receives after their FAFSA is processed. It is the report that is sent to your college, also known as a Student Aid Report. SAR
The legal document a student loan borrower must sign when he/she receives a loan. This document lists the terms for repayment of the loan, including interest. Promissory Note
This type of college or university is NOT run by the state and is generally smaller and more expensive. Private
The office at a college that is in charge of your financial aid, bills, and payments (HINT: It starts with the letter “b”). Bursar
The total cost to attend college before financial aid, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other living expenses (Hint: Acronym is “COA”). Cost of Attendance
A program that allows students to take a part-time campus job as part of their financial aid package. Work Study
Colleges/universities that are ran and regulated by the state or federal government. Public
The general term for money you borrow from the government, a bank or another source that need to be paid back, usually over an agreed period of time. Loan
Generally, a student that is taking more than 12 credit hours of classes is considered to be a _______ student versus part time student. Fulltime
The period of time following graduation when a student is NOT expected to start paying his/her loans back yet is known as a “______ period.” Grace
What we wish grew on trees!! Money
A kind of "gift aid" — financial aid that doesn’t have to be paid back and that is usually awarded based on financial need. Grant
The name of the official document that your high school guidance counselor will send to your colleges that lists the classes that you have taken and your grades. Transcript

ASL History Crossword.

Type
Crossword
Description

Spanish monk credited as being the first teacher for the deaf. Pedro Ponce De Leon
Spanish educator that stole ideas on teaching the deaf and published a book with his stolen findings. juanpablobonet
a philanthropic educator of 18th-century France who has become known as the "Father of the Deaf". abbe L'Eppe
educated as a priest, was made principal of a school for the deaf at Bordeaux in 1786, and in 1789, on the death of the Abbé de l'Épée, succeeded him at a leading school for the deaf which Épée had founded in Paris. abbe sicard
was a deaf educator, having been born deaf, and having five other deaf siblings. He taught at the famous school for the deaf in Paris where Laurent Clerc was one of his students. jeanmassieu
was one of the best surgeons in the country and had a daughter that lost her hearing at the age of two. masoncogswell
At the age of two, she became ill with "spotted fever''. This illness took her hearing and later she lost her speech as well. alicecogswell
studied in France on how to educate the deaf and sailed back to England and opened the American School for the Deaf. thomasgallaudet
He was born hearing, but when he was one year old, he fell into a fire. As a result, he lost both his hearing and his sense of smell. The right side of his face was badly burned, and was scarred for his whole life. The sign for his name was based on the scar. laurentclerc
the birthplace of ASL. ASD
was a famous early educator of the deaf in Washington, DC. And son of Thomas gallaudet edwardgallaudet
founded in 1864 It was the first school for the advanced education of the deaf and hard of hearing in the world and remains the only higher education institution in which all programs and services are specifically designed to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing students. gallaudetuniversity
He is seen as one of the inventors of manual language for the deaf and is credited with being the first person to teach a non-verbal deaf person to speak. jacobpereire
invented the telephone. alexandergrahambell
the banning of sign language. Milancongress
a long-time professor at Gallaudet University and revolutionized ASL. williamstokoe
was an English mathematician john wallis
child of john Wallis and started a deaf school in Britain. thomasbraidwood

Night Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The prisioners ate this and soup Bread
The only son Elie
The youngest of the Wiesel children Tzipora
Dreamed of going to haifa with Elie & Yossi Tibi
They walked here from auschwitz Buna
Elies inheritance was a knife & a ___ Spoon
The town were Elie Wisel grew up Transylvania
Elie wanted his family to move here Palestine
The reception center for auschwitz Birkenau
He tried to warn the jews in sighet: ___ the beadle Mosh
Elie had surgery on his ___ Foot
Elie's fathers first name Chiomo
Jews had to wear this to be identified as jews Yellow Star
The german security police Gestapo
The jewish new year Rosh
Jewish musicans were not allowed to play this composers music Beethoven
This movement rescued the prisioners at buchenwald Resistance
Elie Wiesel grew up in this town Sighet
The germans arrested the jewish leaders on seventh day of ___ Passover
Resembled a large railroad station Synagogue
Told Elie he had n9t been written down Yossi
They liberated the men in the hospital Russians
Elie did not do this on Yom Kippur Fast
It ___ during the entire evacuation march Snowed
German jew who headed the block at buna Alphonse
A small town on the Czechosolovakian border Kaschau
These people beatted up the jew Kapos
Mr. Wiesel diedbin this camp Buchenwald
Mr. Wiesel had this ailment when he died Dysentery
Mr. Wiesel did not recognize this cousin Stein

The Pearl Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the protagonist of the story kino
the coin buyer was doing this as kino approached him with the pearl legerdemain
kino's wife and mother of his child Juana
when kino said he would buy this his people were very shocked rifle
Juana made these for Kino every morning corn cakes
this character denied kino when he was trying to get help for coyotito doctor
told Kino his name was in the bible priest
animal that stung coyotito scorpion
this is what "plays" in kino's head when he sees the scorpion Song Of Evil
kino's brother juan tomas

Disney Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

mermaid princess ariel
bestiality belle
monters inc looks like booger mike wazowski
nickname is ping protects father by going to war mulan
2 world life as celebrity and normal high school student Hannah Montana
evil queen from frozen elsa
"just keep swimming " is what we all remember dory
mufasa was murdered in this lion king
kissed a frog princess tianna
prince found my shoe Cinderella
prince ali where could he be drowning in wawa; genie can vouch for us Aladdin
john smith traveled back to England Pocahontas
prick your figure and be cursed maleficent
dirty robot; loves eva wall-e
hawaiian little girl lives with older sister and aliens lilo
blue alien refered to as a "dog" stitch

Andrew Jackson Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Treaty where Spain gave in and added all of Florida to the US AdamsOnisTreaty
Stopped British bullets CottonBales
Battle that made him a national hero BattleOfNewOrleans
Jackson destroyed the ____ at the Battle of New Orleans FederalistParty
Jackson wanted to limit the power of this government FederalGovernment
He destroyed _____'s reelection bid in 1828 Adam
Jackson's nickname OldHickory
Jackson was born in the _____ region Waxhaws
He was the ____ president elected Seventh
Man who Jackson killed in a duel CharlesDickinson
He won the ____ vote three times for president Popular
Targeted Jackson as the first presidential assassination RichardLawrence
Was married to _______ before she was officially divorced from her first husband RachelRobards
Jackson was the only president to be a former ____ PrisonerOfWar
He was the son of Irish _________ Immigrants
He had a great hatred towards _____ after his brothers and mother died GreatBritain
He was the first man to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from _____ Tennessee
He served as a major ____ in the War of 1812 General
He commanded the U.S. forces in a five-month campaign against the ________ CreekIndians
He demanded an invasion over _____ in 1817 Florida

Africa Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

this kingdom stretched from the Atlantic to Lake Chad songhai
large body of water that seperates Europe from Africa mediterranan
according to the ancient Greeks this word meant not cold aphrike
these animals are known as the ships of the desert camels
largest desert located in Africa sahara
country between Egypt and Algeria libya
kingdom had over 200,000 soldiers ghana
island nation on the east coast of Africa madagascar
2nd largest continent africa
another name for grasslands savannah
worth it's weight in gold salt
means hello in swahili jamba
religion in african kingdom of Axum christianity
city in Mali that was the center of learning timbukutu
powerful ruler of Mali mansa musa
city that Mansa Musa travelled to for his hajj Mecca
kingdom of Songhai extended from the Atlantic to lake Chad
Songhi trading center that was located on the Niger river Gao
ocean on the east coast of Africa Indian
African kingdoms became wealthy because of trade

The Market Revolution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

German and ____ immigrants settled in New York City, making it one of the largest cities in the country Irish
Success in trade and industry were the 2 main causes of the increase in America's _____ population urban
The black ball line was the first ____ shipping service transatlantic
The Michigan and Illinois canal completed a(n) _____ all-water route from NYC to New Orleans inland
The Erie Canal was developed to carry people and goods to and from the great _____ basin mississippi
The Erie Canal had the support of Governor ____ Clinton of New York DeWitt
NYC had the best ____ in the country due to the Erie Canal harbor
The most growth occurred in the _____ cities along the fall line of the east coast industrial
People migrated west of the _____ for the cheaper land appalachians
The Erie Canal stretched from Albany to _____ Buffalo
In New York, immigrants were paid lower wages in order for NY to become a center for the booming _____ industry clothing
Many settlers migrated to the great lakes region for the ____ land fertile
The ____ Ball Line carried cargo, people, and mail between Liverpool, London, Le Havre, and New York Black
The Erie Canal inspired the construction of the Pennsylvania canal as well as the Chesapeake and ____ canal ohio