Best of SNO High School Edition

Lost Years: Remembering the Japanese Internment’s 75th anniversary

Lost Years: Remembering the Japanese Internment’s 75th anniversary

Cybele Zhang, The Archer School for Girls

May 5, 2017


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Feb. 19, 1942, began like any other day, but what Japanese-Americans did not realize was that the day’s occurrences would change the rest of their lives forever. That morning, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, declaring parts of the United States to be designated military...

Bullying goes viral

Bullying goes viral

Jaden Florita, Clark Magnet High School

May 3, 2017


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Millennials rely heavily on technology, and social media gives us access to communicate with others, find out gossip, and upload pictures and videos from around the world. Whatever it is — the internet has it. But the internet is only fun and games until somebody gets hurt, and the biggest issue in...

Covering the cowboy

Covering the cowboy

Lily Hager, Lovejoy High School

May 2, 2017


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There’s one thing junior Luke Casteele can’t think about when the bull targets him, when the audience shudders, and when the bull rider’s life is in his hands. The danger. Despite the peril, which concerns his friends and family, he has to act quick. The bull doesn’t know it’s a show. Casteele...

TAMS Student Endures Surgery and Physical Therapy to Lengthen Femur

TAMS Student Endures Surgery and Physical Therapy to Lengthen Femur

Hannah Gampe, Tyrone Area High School

May 1, 2017


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Seventh grader Katelyn Buck was born a healthy and normal baby girl. As a child, she was very active and participated in track and softball. Then, in fourth grade, she started noticing that her right knee was really swollen and sore. That was when the doctors had told Katie she had two fused growth...

An immigrant’s journey: difficult, tragic, dangerous

An immigrant’s journey: difficult, tragic, dangerous

Ariel Cordova, Borah High School

May 1, 2017


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Immigration. It’s a word that has started many heated arguments over the years. Whether you’re strongly for or against it, the struggle immigrants go through to adapt to American culture is undeniable. According to sophomore Britney Paola Perez, the only thing more difficult than the acclimation...

Campus ‘Indy’ reveals the shady world of a dedicated hat lover after a decade under the brim

Campus ‘Indy’ reveals the shady world of a dedicated hat lover after a decade under the brim

Marigot Fackenthal, Sacramento Country Day School

April 28, 2017


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You’ve seen him around campus. He’s tall. He has long hair. He rides a motorbike. He wears hoodies. And a hat. The hat is the main thing. In fact, I could have just mentioned the hat. That’s right – I’m talking about Eivind Sommerhaug, the sophomore often referred to as “Indiana Jones.” Although...

OHS student prepares for gender transition, life in Mississippi

Emma Scott, Oxford High School

April 27, 2017


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Author’s note: The Charger recently interviewed an Oxford High School student who is transitioning. Born as a male, the student identifies as a female and has made the decision to begin the process to take on the physical characteristics of a female. To protect her identity in the article, the student...

Swiping away your time?

Swiping away your time?

Chandler Cummings-McBride, Starr's Mill High School

April 27, 2017


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When senior Noah McPherson checks in for work at a local pizza joint to wait tables, he can’t help but notice the number of people engaged on their smartphones instead of engaged in conversation with the people they're sitting with. “When a bunch of teenagers walk in, I usually see them on their...