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The age of Adderall

The age of Adderall

Nina Elkadi, Iowa City West High School

April 27, 2017


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All sources in this story have been given aliases, as they chose to remain anonymous. “Who got Addy?” These are the words Roger, a West High athlete, heard minutes before he went out to compete. He recalls how one of his teammates just “popped it open and distributed it to everyone.” “Addy”...

Award winning Northampton Community College provides accessible and quality education for all

Award winning Northampton Community College provides accessible and quality education for all

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Stroudsburg High School

April 26, 2017


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You’re most likely in your room, preparing for SAT prep, ACT prep, sitting up at midnight, and doing homework for an AP class. In the midst of all the homework and practice tests, you are still wondering, “How do I know what I want to do in my life? What college do I choose, and how can I afford...

Technical Center becomes a starting point for success

Technical Center becomes a starting point for success

Demi Nicole Manglona, Borah High School

April 26, 2017


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It’s hard to believe that some college students and fresh graduates are already making hundreds of thousands of dollars annually with relatively few years of experience. Many of these students study, or have studied, automotive trade skills, including diesel and collision. Picking up a skill that can...

Alburtus says goodbye to cheer but looks forward to her future

Alburtus says goodbye to cheer but looks forward to her future

Makalia Jenkins, Kearsley High School

April 26, 2017


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“I cannot believe this is my last year cheerleading,” senior Kaitlyn Alburtus said. The bleachers rumbled with fans and shouts of victory filled the background. “Its simple. I love cheering,” Alburtus said, smiling. Alburtus, 18, has dedicated her whole life to cheering and has received...

James Sitze faces the iron and the flames

James Sitze faces the iron and the flames

Sydney Kinzy, Parkway West High

April 26, 2017


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Instead of starting off his mornings in a math class, junior James Sitze heads to South Technical High School to learn the art of welding. “We go straight to work. For the first two weeks, we did bookwork, but for the most of the class, we are actually welding and getting burned. Sometimes he will...

Sana Fights with a Smile

Sana Fights with a Smile

Brooke Wasson, Carlsbad High School

April 24, 2017


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During the month of November, most carlsbad students were busy thinking of Thanksgiving break and getting ready for the holidays. However for senior Sana Moezzi, it was a Wednesday night in November when she came home from work to hear the most shocking news any high schooler could hear, especially during...

War Memories

War Memories

Carly Funke, Day Creek Intermediate

April 20, 2017


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It was July 7, 1937 in Nazi Germany. Terror struck. Bombs were dropped. Guns were fired. As people fought for their countries, many lost their lives. It was only the beginning of the biggest loss of life in history, World War II. Over 60 million people died in the tragedy that started in 1937. The...

Lowcountry organization shapes futures for young men

Lowcountry organization shapes futures for young men

Ann Bailey, Summerville High School

April 19, 2017


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137 boys and 70 men scattered throughout the lowcountry are working towards a common goal: to build a strong foundation for the next generation of men. The mentoring program, entitled the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Club (often abbreviated to DGC), aims to cultivate responsibility, and young boys are...