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Hit Snooze: Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Hit Snooze: Superintendent Michael Beresford explains proposed changes to daily schedule

Kassi Darnell

May 23, 2019


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Why is the administration considering these changes now? It’s a big swing. The reason for the 6-12 study that we’re doing is that there’s a ton of research that says that adolescents benefit greatly from a later start time in school. They kind of set that at around 8:30 a.m. or later. A lot of t...

School district to implement new anti- vaping program in middle, high schools

School district to implement new anti- vaping program in middle, high schools

Adam Spensley

May 23, 2019


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The first section will discuss the consequences and dangers of e-cigarette use, the second section will emphasize making good choices, the third section focuses on advertising tactics and talking points of e-cigarette companies and the fourth section discusses refusal skills to avoid being pressured into e...

Students, staff, contemplate merits of arming teachers, other school staff

Pranav Jothirajah

May 23, 2019


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On March 32, the Florida House committee passed Bill 1253 which would allow teachers to arm themselves on campus if the local school boards approve it. The passing of this bill follows states like Texas and Utah, which have let teachers arm themselves in an attempt to further school safety and the ...

Q&A with Carmel FCCLA president about club, recent competition

Lillian He

May 23, 2019


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What is Carmel FCCLA? FCCLA is a career and technical student organization that focuses on the family consumer science classes; those are your cooking classes and your education classes and any of your sewing classes. It’s an organization that focuses on student leadership and community service and integr...

Q&A with GradFest organizer Kimberli Boston-Smith

Q&A with GradFest organizer Kimberli Boston-Smith

Riya Chinni

May 23, 2019


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What is GradFest? “GradFest is a very fun, safe place for the seniors to come back to school to celebrate their graduation and we have close to 90 percent, sometimes more, of the seniors graduate and still want to come all the way back to their school because it’s the last time for them to be to...

Maintenance staff to continue mowing grass, maintaining stadium, fixing roof leaks, preparing for graduation

Maintenance staff to continue mowing grass, maintaining stadium, fixing roof leaks, preparing for graduation

Lillian He

May 14, 2019


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Now that spring is in full swing and the school year is coming to an end the maintenance staff has more to do than ever. According to maintenance worker Fred Napier, this is the maintenance staff’s busiest time of the year. One thing that Napier has said they are working on is mowing the grass aroun...

Cabinet wraps up year with Paint War, plans for 2019-2020 school year

Cabinet wraps up year with Paint War, plans for 2019-2020 school year

Christina Yang

May 14, 2019


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After finishing what Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff said was “the best show Cabinet has put together for (Music for Miracles)", Speaker of the House Neil-Walker Simmons said Cabinet will have its last event, Paint War, on May 18 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the field across the Murray Stadium. The registration...

Chinese teacher Tungfen Lee closes up Twitter account as the school year ends

Sowmya Chundi

May 14, 2019


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Throughout the year, Chinese teacher Tungfen Lee gained support for her classes through her Twitter account. Her feed consists of several pictures of Chinese students participating in cultural and linguistic activities. As the school year comes to an end, Lee said that she will not be posting as much unti...

Sen. Todd Young addresses national drug epidemic at press conference in media center

Sen. Todd Young addresses national drug epidemic at press conference in media center

Da-Hyun Hong

May 10, 2019


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Today, May 10, 2019, Sen. Todd Young held a press conference in the media center to address the national epidemic of drug abuse among underaged students. According to Young, between 2017 and 2018, e-cigarette use went up 48 percent for middle school students and 78 percent among high school students. ...

Maintenance department to continue working on chillers, prevent roof leaks

Maintenance department to continue working on chillers, prevent roof leaks

Lillian He

April 24, 2019


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With spring now in full swing, the maintenance department is focusing on making sure the chillers are working well. Maintenance foreman Mike Wyatt said, “We’re getting the cooling systems up and running (and) we’re working with a contractor, Edwards Mechanical, that has helped us out with a lot...

National Chinese Honors Society to host induction ceremony for new members today

Sowmya Chundi

April 24, 2019


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On April 24, Chinese National Honors Society (CNHS) members are hosting an induction ceremony for new members of the club. The ceremony will involve honoring the students and naming new members who will be part of the club next year. CNHS sponsor Tungfen Lee said “We will be awarding and honoring...