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Environmental Action Club to meet May 18

Environmental Action Club to meet May 18

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May 15, 2015

According to club sponsor Kara House, Environmental Action Club will continue to meet every other Monday.  In coming meetings, club members will continue to plan new projects and continue collecting milk cartons. According to Elizabeth Baach, president and junior, club members are actively s...

Keep On Movin’ On

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April 23, 2015

With National Dance Week beginning Saturday, how are students celebrating? Brick Ban, Ambassadors member and junior What do you like most about dance? “To me, dancing is a different medium throu gh which you can express emotion. The difference between dancing and talking is that dancing is not worn out. When you say ‘I love you,...

Environmental Action Club to meet March 30

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March 27, 2015

According to club sponsor Kara House, Environmental Action Club will continue to meet every other Monday. The club will continue work on its ongoing recycling project and will brainstorm for new project ideas during the next few meetings. According to Elizabeth Baach, student leader and junior, the cl...

Environmental Action Club to meet March 9

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March 6, 2015

According to club sponsor Kara House, Environmental Action Club will continue to meet every other Monday. The club will continue work on its ongoing recycling project and will brainstorm for new project ideas during the next few meetings. According to Elizabeth Baach, student leader and junior, the...

Environmental Club combining with Sustainable Living Club

Environmental Club combining with Sustainable Living Club

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December 17, 2014

Recently, Environmental Club and Sustainable Living Club have combined to become Environmental Action Club. The club now has two staff sponsors and to student leader. The staff sponsors are Kara House and Fran Rushing; the student leaders are junior Elizabeth Baach and sophomore Madison Adkins a...

Never forget. 9/11 is a day of remembrance and respect.

Never forget. 9/11 is a day of remembrance and respect.

perspectives

September 11, 2014

9/11: One day, four planes, 19 militants, 3,000 deaths. On Sept. 11, 2001, 19 terrorists hijacked four planes in an attack that rattled the entire nation.  At 8:46 a.m., 13 years ago on this very date, American Airlines Flight 11 struck the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. ...

Q & A with Fashion Guru Christel Richards

Q & A with Fashion Guru Christel Richards

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April 18, 2014

What peaked your interest in fashion?  When I was in grade school, I decided that I didn't necessarily want to dress and look like everyone else, so that really inspired me to look at fashion in a more creative way. Who is your favorite fashion designer and why? Vera Wang. All of her clot...

Financial Necessity Pushes Some Students to Self-Sufficiency

Financial Necessity Pushes Some Students to Self-Sufficiency

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March 27, 2014

Ever since senior Tristan Schilling was 10 years old, he assumed he was broke. There were times when his parents could not pay the bills. There were nights they spent without electricity. There were days they spent without running water. “Since we never really had any money, I always thought of mysel...

Tread lightly. Beware of modern YA fiction.

Tread lightly. Beware of modern YA fiction.

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March 27, 2014

Disgust. Sadness. Anger. Those three words accurately summarize my reaction after reading the top-rated novel for teens on goodreads.com. Last weekend, after a long time, I finally got a chance to read a novel for my own pleasure, a book that had no relation to school, a book I wouldn’t be quizzed ...

Maham Nadeem: Popular culture has made it nearly impossible for men and women to be just friends

Maham Nadeem: Popular culture has made it nearly impossible for men and women to be just friends

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February 14, 2014

In second grade, my teacher would let us out for recess everyday. Upon walking out, I saw swing sets to my left, a jungle gym to my right and a glorious castle in the middle. Yes, a castle. It was red, blue and yellow with domes, had slides every way and even a draw bridge right in the center. I clear...

Students Must Speak With Caution

Students Must Speak With Caution

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December 13, 2013

At the beginning of this school year, juniors Sydney Kadinger and Shannel O’Neal decided they wanted to create a pro-choice club at the school so like-minded students could come together under a common forum and inform people that abortion is an accessible option. They turned in their required form ...