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09/25/2023 Word of the Day

Quorum:  the number (as a majority) of members or officers that must be present to conduct business.
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Quorum: the number (as a majority) of members or officers that must be present to conduct business.

Word of the Day: Quorum (quo-rum)

noun

Definition: the number (as a majority) of members or officers that must be present to conduct business.

How to use it in a sentence: In Washington, you need a quorum of ten to continue with a meeting.

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Daniella Albuquerque is a 16 year old in her Sophomore year at Colonia High school. She is involved in tennis, Spring Track, Interact Club, Book Club, and Student Council. She has never been athletic but has joined a few sports over the last couple of years, she recently found her love for tennis. Albuquerque is a bubbly person who loves to speak and get to know people whenever and wherever. If you asked her what her favorite hobby would have to be, she would answer with no hesitation: reading. When she isn´t studying or playing tennis, you can find her holed up in her room reading books. Her favorite genre has to be romance with a mix of fantasy. Albuquerque would like to study abroad and major in writing. Her dream is either to work for an important editing company or become a best selling author. With this being her second year with the Declaration of Independence, she hopes she does it well and is informative with what she writes.    

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