Best of SNO High School Edition

Powerful people

Powerful people

Keeley Higley, La Porte High School

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, heroes prevail. From paramedics to relief workers, the saviors are obvious. There are, however, unsung heroes. On Sept. 9, category five Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida. As millions of Florida residents and tourists fled the state in search of high land...

Not just Hollywood: The Culture of Harassment in Schools

Not just Hollywood: The Culture of Harassment in Schools

Julia Radhakrishnan, Abby Wheatley, Rebecca Chapman, Hannah Chambliss, and Peyton Humphreys, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

February 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Last October, it was revealed by the New York Times that at least 40 women claimed to be sexually harassed by renowned film producer Harvey Weinstein. As the story progressed, other producers and actors came forward with similar stories. Many other prominent Hollywood stars had been added to the growing...

A love that serves

A love that serves

Lily Hager, Lovejoy High School

February 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Theirs was an accidental meeting. Literally. Victoria Armendariz, just a rookie police officer, watched as two cars collided during a routine patrol. She ran to the scene. Soon, more police and the ambulance arrived, collecting information and aiding the injured passenger, a Spanish speaker. Paramedic...

Sick of Cells: Smartphones Cause Unexpected Problems for School Nurses

Sick of Cells: Smartphones Cause Unexpected Problems for School Nurses

Olivia Watson, Tyrone Area High School

February 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Text messages. Snapchat stories. Instagram posts. Most people associate smartphones and social media apps with making it easier to stay in touch with family and friends. However, smartphones are causing some unexpected problems for one important school official: the school nurse. Mrs. Julie Patton,...

STEMinism

STEMinism

Cassidy Wang, Algonquin Regional High School

January 23, 2018


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At the end of her freshman year, senior Maria Tu started teaching herself the Java programming language just for fun. As someone who has always enjoyed solving problems, programming naturally intrigued her. She discovered programming club during her sophomore year. Two years later, she is co-president...

Hale’s English 9 Students Give Thanks Back To Their Teachers

Hale’s English 9 Students Give Thanks Back To Their Teachers

Sam Helmholtz, Chattanooga Central High School

January 19, 2018


Filed under Features

Teachers are one of the biggest acting forces in a child’s life. They give so much to so many children, yet they often are not fully aware of the impact they have on their students; students are usually more reserved in showing their appreciation. For this reason, Ms. Casey Hale, a ninth grade English...

Finding value through pain

Finding value through pain

Tanya Raghu, Coppell High School

January 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Growing up, if asked what she wanted to be, former Coppell resident Pam Cope did not say a doctor, teacher or astronaut. She said a wife and a mother. When she made her vows to unconditionally love her husband, Randy Cope, she was sure to fulfill her promise. Even if it meant tirelessly cleaning...

Where Are They Now? Samantha Palumbo

Where Are They Now? Samantha Palumbo

Danielle Alpert, Southern Lehigh High School

December 29, 2017


Filed under Features

Members of the Channel 2 Spartan News team may not necessarily see themselves going into the television industry. However, that is exactly the path taken by 2010 Southern Lehigh graduate Samantha Palumbo, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Television, Radio, and Film from Syracuse University and...