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Best of SNO

Seniors Morgan Salisbury, Maya Smith, Natasha Torkzaban and Jack Tell pose before a meeting on March 29 with district administrators.
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Fighting for our rights: Gaggle & USD 497
By Natasha Torkzaban, Morgan Salisbury, Maya Smith, and Jack Tell

We have spent the past four years learning about our free press rights. And we have spent the past five months fighting against a system that threatened them. Last week, our school district finally agreed to support our fight against invasive software that we believe violates our rights by widely reviewing student work. Superintendent Anthony Lewis said the district has found a solution that would allow the work of student journalists to be exempt from AI and human monitoring. And while he said any solution must prioritize the “safety and well-being of all our scholars,” he noted in an email, “You made a compelling case, and I appreciate your advocacy efforts and your willingness to discuss with us differing perspectives on these issues.” Start of concerns In August, USD...

 It’s been almost 13 years since “The Hawk Eye” published the original story, “Baby steps, long strides,” in 2011. Since then, alumni Madie Mckasson and Brandon Van Kuilenburg have worked together to raise their daughter, 12-year-old Skylar Van Kuilenburg. (Photo provided by Madie Mckasson, via Nicholas L. Laning)
Moving forward
By Olivia Evans, Hebron High School
The issue of gender bias in the gaming industry and community lies in the ignorance of harassment, as people insist that their comments are just jokes, turning the responsibility of female gamers if they feel offended, humiliated, or undermined.
The warped world of gender in gaming
By Qianzi Loo and Meadow Shen
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FCPS awarded $16 million for electric school buses
By Ariya Lee, Chantilly High School
Harrison Walters waves home Bowen Gray during a rec game at Ed Rinehart Park in New Caney.
Baseball is more than sport for Walters
By Sydney Ortiz, Kingwood Park High School
Senior captains Esme Barraz and Sam Shreves with their fellow senior starters Sam Cowles and Lily Hobbs. The quartet has played together since middle school and grown alongside the McCallum girls basketball program.
Finding the Fab Four
By Francie Wilhelm, McCallum High School
Senior Brie Howell worked with senior Celia Brown to create a set of pins meant to promote feminism and empower girls.
Yes, she can be president: Casual misogyny hijacks senior tradition
By Jae Jepsen, Pleasant Valley High School - IA
The Netflix film Damsel, starring Millie Bobby Brown, was released in 2024. Photo courtesy of Netflix.
REVIEW: Netflix's Damsel falls flat as a survival fairy tale
By Caleb Singleton, duPont Manual High School
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Expect a little more of this due to Senate Bill 291. 
Senate Bill 291: Recess is Back
By Angela A., Sydney N., and JD K.
Bonnie Thoe Austin advises two of her auto mechanics students
Shop talk
By Eleanor Montgomery, Cannon Falls High School
Securing screens
By Carley Bailey and Nathan Buroker
MHSNews | Science Bowl Team Buzzes Competition
By Jack Favazza, Marquette High School
MHSNews | Duo Dogs Visit Special Olympics
By Elliott Jorgensen, Marquette High School
Staring into the sun
By Samir Shaik and Cindy Phung