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Re-Examining Finals

Re-Examining Finals

Neelansh Bute, Abhijit Srirangam, Greg Svirnovskiy, Austin Woods, Marquette High School

January 9, 2018


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When Leeza Kabbendjian, senior, walked through the doors of MHS for the first time as a freshman, she felt genuine excitement at the thought of tackling a new challenge. However, differences between middle school and high school became apparent when she earned her first B in Honors Language Arts,...

Students torn over controversial net neutrality repeal

Students torn over controversial net neutrality repeal

Mohini Rye, Sacramento Country Day School

January 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

High school teacher Sue Nellis kicked off her AP U.S. History class Dec. 14 by returning and then discussing the most recent test. Junior Blake Lincoln was chosen to read his short answer aloud as an example. But before he started, he nonchalantly threw in another key piece of information – one...

YCC Lawyer’s Book Calls for Ideological War, Spiritual Violence, a “New, Postmodern Constitution”

YCC Lawyer’s Book Calls for Ideological War, Spiritual Violence, a “New, Postmodern Constitution”

Lily Jones and Tanner Jones, Edina High School

December 20, 2017


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Erick Kaardal, the attorney representing the EHS Young Conservatives Club (YCC) in their lawsuit against Edina High School and the Edina Public School District, is well-known in the Minnesota legal community. On his website, Kaardal boasts about “participating in over one hundred public law cases representing...

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Fatima Kammona, Iowa City West High School

December 19, 2017


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94 personalities. 94 smiles. 94 women who have family and friends. 94 women who have feelings. 94 women who were objectified. 94 women who were graded. 94 names. On the morning of Oct. 20, students and faculty at Iowa City West High School gathered in room 132 to respond to a list that had graded...

Debate Program Grows and Bonds

Debate Program Grows and Bonds

Brinley Koeing, Legacy High School

December 18, 2017


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Home appears in the form of AJ-114. Beyond the medal-covered walls, overflowing trophy cases and “debate family tree” displayed on the whiteboard lays a sense of friendship, unity and dedication unprecedented by any debate team before them. The debate squad experienced unparalleled growth this...

Blue wave in North Penn School Board election

Blue wave in North Penn School Board election

Anissa Gardizy, North Penn High School

December 6, 2017


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The North Penn School Board has maintained a long and consistent republican ideology, but this year, five democratic candidates swept the board. Tina Stoll, Christian Fusco, Mark Warren, and Jonathan Kassa were all elected, beating incumbent republicans Frank O’Donnell and Josie Charnock, and their...

Administration removes LGBTQ art before Open House

Administration removes LGBTQ art before Open House

Alyssa Kraus, The John Carroll School

December 4, 2017


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On Oct. 26, the administration at The John Carroll School removed a student’s artwork from display in the Art Wing. The painting, created by senior Nicole Kanaras for her AP Studio portfolio, depicted a rainbow flag and two gay couples in support of gay pride. The painting was taken down two days before...

Frederick County plans to recognize language proficiency on diplomas

Frederick County plans to recognize language proficiency on diplomas

Yesenia Montenegro, Linganore High School

November 21, 2017


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Adopted by Maryland in April 2016, the Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school district for students who have studied and are competent in two or more languages. The recognition encourages students to continue studying higher levels of a language and makes graduates more employable, since employers...