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War Memories

War Memories

Carly Funke, Day Creek Intermediate

It was July 7, 1937 in Nazi Germany. Terror struck. Bombs were dropped. Guns were fired. As people fought for their countries, many lost their lives. It was only the beginning...

April 20, 2017

Lowcountry organization shapes futures for young men

Lowcountry organization shapes futures for young men

Ann Bailey, Summerville High School

137 boys and 70 men scattered throughout the lowcountry are working towards a common goal: to build a strong foundation for the next generation of men. The mentoring program,...

April 19, 2017

New School, New Language

New School, New Language

Brianna Medeiros, Abington High School

Abington is getting more diverse by the year, and some students come to Abington not quite ready to jump into the classroom. The Brazilian population in Abington has grown...

April 19, 2017

The Accident

The Accident

Savanna Arruda, Day Creek Intermediate School

Walking up to the memorial, I knew what I was going to see. At least I thought I would. It was the wall of the National Law Enforcement Memorial. Names are engraved into hard,...

April 19, 2017

Veterans and students unite for Team River Runner’s kayak football tournament

Veterans and students unite for Team River Runner’s kayak football tournament

Elea Levin, Walt Whitman High School

Paddling furiously, Brandon Huff catapulted the football towards his teammate on the other end of the pool, who caught it and shot to the end zone to score the winning touchdown...

April 18, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Winter on the Last Frontier

Alumni Spotlight: Winter on the Last Frontier

Taylor Hoover, Tyrone Area High School

When he signed up for a year of teaching on one of the most remote islands in the Bering Sea, Tyrone grad Courtland Pannebaker knew it would be the adventure of a lifetime....

April 18, 2017

Feminism Club: A Place Where Everyone’s Welcome

Feminism Club: A Place Where Everyone’s Welcome

Nikki Schobert, Peninsula High School

There are many controversies at Peninsula, one of which is feminism and the role of the Feminist Club. Sarah Nicholson and Cheyenne Kim took it upon themselves to step up...

April 17, 2017

MCPS, WMHS stand by Obama’s order on transgender bathroom use

MCPS, WMHS stand by Obama’s order on transgender bathroom use

Jubilee Robinson, Watkins Mill High School

President Donald Trump withdrew President Barack Obama's executive order that students could use whichever gender-separated public facility that they identified with. Now,...

April 17, 2017

A Bitter Pill to Swallow

A Bitter Pill to Swallow

Sofie Lie and Nova Meurice, Iowa City High School

Imagine an opioid user. Do you have a clear picture in your head? Now, meet Abe*. He’s an honors student, and an athlete. He is white, his parents are affluent. Abe also...

April 13, 2017

Living the Early College Experience

Living the Early College Experience

April 12, 2017

It’s Monday morning, 7:30 AM. Heritage High School has just opened its doors, but Andrea Martinez is...

The end of an era: Patrick Jackson’s retirement

The end of an era: Patrick Jackson’s retirement

April 12, 2017

Red must be his color. He grew up fiddling on a little red toy guitar gifted by his grandfather in Mississip...

Student diversity succumbs to stereotypes

Student diversity succumbs to stereotypes

April 12, 2017

In all of her years of teaching A.P. World History, Sue Cline has never had a class in which the majority...

72 years later

72 years later

April 12, 2017

“Nazis rule.” Someone had broken into the dorm room of Avi Shaver, HHS alumnus, at the University...

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‘Be Our Guest’ in the new Beauty and the Beast

‘Be Our Guest’ in the new Beauty and the Beast

Jesus Hernandez, Vidal M. Trevino School of Communication and Fine Arts

There are remakes of films announced every now and then but few of those films live up to their expectations of their original film. The original Oscar winning Beauty and...

April 12, 2017

A Dog’s Purpose receives damaging backlash in the face of animal rights controversy

A Dog’s Purpose receives damaging backlash in the face of animal rights controversy

Brianna Kelly, Colonia High School

The heartfelt film, A Dog’s Purpose, based on the novel by W. Bruce Cameron, was released on January 27th, 2017. Amidst some animal rights controversies, the film that had...

April 5, 2017

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

The Snow Hill Quartet

The Snow Hill Quartet

March 21, 2017

The sound of state

The sound of state

March 10, 2017

Proctor inspires and finds love in art

Proctor inspires and finds love in art

March 1, 2017

Crossing countries, expanding minds

Crossing countries, expanding minds

March 1, 2017

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How to: Healthy Eating for Beginners

How to: Healthy Eating for Beginners

Naomi Byrne, Orono High School

As February comes to an end, some may struggle to stay committed to health related 2017 New Year’s Resolutions. Others may want to give the healthy lifestyle a try, but...

March 22, 2017

Recent Health Stories

Awaken Project Assembly Brings Light to STL Heroin Epidemic

Awaken Project Assembly Brings Light to STL Heroin Epidemic

March 14, 2017

Nudist Resort Restores Broken Faith in My Naked Body

Nudist Resort Restores Broken Faith in My Naked Body

December 8, 2016

Am I Perfect?

Am I Perfect?

October 18, 2016

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