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With charred memories, student rises from ashes of house fire

With charred memories, student rises from ashes of house fire

By Cortney Wood, Rider HS, Wichita Falls, Texas

June 12, 2014

It happened while she was at school. A’Driana Beaver laughed with friends and conversed over lunch while firefighters smothered the flames that had engulfed her home, unknowingly to her. Completing a normal day at school, A’Driana hopped into her father’s car. It smelled of smoke. She...

Fires break out in North County

Fires break out in North County

By Elizabeth Tarangelo, San Dieguito Academy, Encinitas, Calif.

May 22, 2014

SDA students stepped out of their second period classes today to the sight of an ominous cloud of black smoke. Due to the hot, dry conditions that California has been experiencing over the past several days, there have been several wind-driven brush fires started throughout San Diego County. Tuesday’s...

After natural disasters, alumnus helps families rebuild lives one photo at a time

After natural disasters, alumnus helps families rebuild lives one photo at a time

By Courtney Snapp, Bishop Kelley High School, Tulsa, Okla.

October 11, 2013

When a tornado or earthquake occurs, it destroys everything. Bishop Kelley High School alumnus Brian Peterson, class of 1995, started a nonprofit organization that helps areas that have been effected by natural disaster. He collects cameras and gives them out to the people who were effected by a natural...