Best of SNO High School Edition

Community Bands Together to ‘Strike Out ALS’

Community Bands Together to ‘Strike Out ALS’

Matthew Correa, Patchogue-Medford High School

May 26, 2017


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On May 18th, 2017, Patchogue-Medford High School held its third annual ALS walk as part of the ALS Ride For Life. As described by alsrideforlife.org, the ALS Ride For Life is a patient-driven volunteer organization with a mission to serve the ALS community, raise public awareness, and raise money to...

Local rhythmic gymnasts find the sport challenging, yet rewarding

Local rhythmic gymnasts find the sport challenging, yet rewarding

Tiana Hovsepians, Clark Magnet High School

May 24, 2017


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Fourteen-year old Jodie Mendoza has been doing rhythmic gymnastics at Rhythmic Olympica in Glendale for six years now, and the Olympics is her ultimate goal. “It’s every girl’s dream to go, and it happens only every four years, so it’s really rare,” she said. Mendoza, along with the rest of...

Kicking history into new heights

Kicking history into new heights

Jayden Warren and Alonzo Lepper, Lewisville High School

May 24, 2017


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A yawn escapes his lips and his hands follow the motion he knows so well. Pens, pencils, ribbons and paints: it’s a run of the mill purchase that takes place at a cash register inside the Michael's craft store off of Stemmons Freeway every day. A 5-foot-6 Hispanic boy stands behind the counter in the...

A day in the life of a ‘Lunch Lady’

A day in the life of a ‘Lunch Lady’

Ani Sarkisyan, Clark Magnet High School

May 23, 2017


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They may not be seen around the school when the buses arrive in the morning, but they are the undercover heroes who fill our stomachs every time lunch approaches. These people are known as the lunch ladies. As a group of eight, they serve the students and try to add a bit of humor into their stressful...

Despite challenges, Children’s Book World, independent bookstores thrive

Despite challenges, Children’s Book World, independent bookstores thrive

Anna Brodsky, The Archer School for Girls

May 16, 2017


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J.K. Rowling. John Green. Scott Westerfeld. Sarah Dessen. Laurie Halse-Anderson. Jacqueline Woodson. These are just a few of the many authors that have been hosted by Children’s Book World, a specialty bookstore located in West Los Angeles. The bookstore, which has been called “the best children’s book store in Los Angel...

Will students be able to ‘change’ their ways?

Will students be able to ‘change’ their ways?

Chandler Cummings-McBride, Starr's Mill High School

May 16, 2017


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When senior Johanna Schneider leaves school, everyday she and many other students are tempted to spend their money on the one-mile-away Chick-fil-a restaurant located off of highway 74 or other fast-food establishments. In fact, Schneider “typically spends most of [her] money on food,” Schneider...

Best seat in the house

Best seat in the house

Hailey Newinski, Cannon Falls High School

May 15, 2017


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Yoga balls, bean bag chairs, and couches. These are some of the flexible seating options to help kids be more focused, by bouncing, rocking or even leaning back. A CFHS English teacher is working hard to give her students the best learning environment. An eighth grade English teacher, Anne Davisson,...

Bucket Brigade

Bucket Brigade

Kyle Soto, Starr's Mill High School

May 10, 2017


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Sporting events are composed of various elements: cheering parents, tempting concessions, exciting chants and adoring fans. Sadly, to the common eye, some of these elements go unnoticed and do not receive the credit deserved. One example is Starr’s Mill’s own Bucket Brigade, a student-led organization...