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Students watch eclipse outside of school

Students watch eclipse outside of school

Mahika Mushini, Marquette High School

September 13, 2017


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For nearly a month, the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse has been a hot topic in most discussions. It was the first solar eclipse visible in the contiguous US since Feb. 26, 1979, according to NASA, along with being the first time in 148 years that totality was visible from Missouri as reported by the Missouri...

Handprint for Kesten added to senior wall

Handprint for Kesten added to senior wall

Olivia Farmer, Baldwin High School

May 31, 2017


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The sister of Ty Kesten, the Baldwin student who died in a motocross accident last year, added her handprint to the senior wall over the weekend as a tribute to her brother. That capped an emotional weekend in which students started a petition to have Kesten included on the senior handprint wall,...

Wayzata’s First Honorary Diploma

Wayzata’s First Honorary Diploma

Joe Kottke and Elisabeth Oster, Wayzata High School

May 30, 2017


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On Wednesday May 10th Esther Reichert Begam, an 88 year old Holocaust survivor received Wayzata’s first ever honorary diploma. Begam was taken when she was eleven to the ghetto of Charnoff from 1939-1942, then Gabersdorf concentration camp from 1942 to 1945 where she worked in sewing at a spinning...

Students make-up AP exams due to flooding

Students make-up AP exams due to flooding

Brandon Ingli, Marquette High School

May 23, 2017


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AP Students across Rockwood will take their exams later than expected after floods closed schools earlier this month. Flooding in the Eureka area forced the Eureka quadrant schools to close May 1, and the rest of the district followed May 2 due to road closures in the area. Schools remained closed...

AP tests stress students, security alike

AP tests stress students, security alike

Jenny DeStefano, Glen Rock High School

May 17, 2017


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Advanced Placement students began to take their respective exams starting on May 1, leading some to groan about studying and others to question the courses’ importance. The College Board, maker of the SAT exam, produces the AP tests. These exams marked the unofficial end of AP courses, capped off...

Rolling on the River: Louisiana team wins competition to build floating school, partners with Cowen Institute

Rolling on the River: Louisiana team wins competition to build floating school, partners with Cowen Institute

Fiona Grathwohl, Tulane University

May 11, 2017


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When the school year begins in the fall of 2018, students will be filing into traditional classrooms across the country. New Harmony High School students, however, will be attending their classes on a barge on the Mississippi River. New Harmony will be a mobile school on a Mississippi River barge,...

Anonymous surveys improve classes by giving students a voice

Anonymous surveys improve classes by giving students a voice

Nicole Soussana, Shalhevet High School

May 11, 2017


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Judaic Studies teacher Rabbi David Block likes to present basic information to his classes using slides, and then teach the ideas and concepts that tie these facts together. But at the end of the first semester, he learned that his students felt they were spending too much time copying the slides,...

Proposition T passes

Proposition T passes

Greg Svirnovskiy, Marquette High School

May 9, 2017


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Thousands of citizens across Chesterfield went to the polls on April 4 to cast their votes in the newest cycle of city-wide elections. Headlining the ballot were three positions for the RSD Board of Education as well as the fate of Proposition Thrive. Prop T proposed a $95.5 million bond issue, which...

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