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Upcoming Standardized Testing Causes Stress With New Format and Hectic Schedule

Upcoming Standardized Testing Causes Stress With New Format and Hectic Schedule

Cassandra Castillo, Chattanooga Central High School

April 24, 2018


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The end of the 2017-2018 year is soon upon us. Everyone is excited for graduation and summer vacation, but before that the final exams have to be taken. Students as well as the teachers are frantic on reviewing what they have learned over the past year, but the difference from the previous EOC exams...

Xavier science classes participate in a global exchange program with Egypt

Xavier science classes participate in a global exchange program with Egypt

Sydney Missigman, Xavier College Preparatory

April 23, 2018


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For the first time ever, the science department at Xavier, specifically the Honors Physics and Biology classes, is involved in a foreign exchange learning experience with an all-girls school in Egypt. Since the first few weeks of school, Xavier students have been communicating with the Egyptian students...

Wheelin’ around

Wheelin’ around

Spencer Steckelberg, Owatonna High School

April 22, 2018


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In 1921 Babe Ruth broke his home run record, Albert Einstein received the Nobel Prize in Physics and the Owatonna High school was built. Throughout the decades, the OHS has made various renovations and additions to the building. The renovations in the B Plaza and Options work area are the most recent,...

Students Walk Out, Protest in D.C.

Students Walk Out, Protest in D.C.

Rebecca Pujo and Sarah D'Souza, Rockville High School

April 21, 2018


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Tens of thousands of students walked out of school Wed. March 14, one month after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School shooting in which 17 people were killed. Across the nation, students walked out of class at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes of silence. Many schools across the D.C. area walked out...

Take a deep breath, it’s National Stress Awareness Day

Take a deep breath, it’s National Stress Awareness Day

Jenna Robinson, Kearsley High School

April 21, 2018


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Busy schedules can include working, going to school, hanging out with friends, studying, and doing after-school sports and activities. One thing these schedules all have in common is stress. National Stress Awareness Day is Monday, April 16. Stress can be harmful on the body and mind. Tight...

Administration cites school policy in punishing protesters

Administration cites school policy in punishing protesters

Linnaea Kavulich, Scappoose High School

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Student Protests

Students who participated in Wednesday’s walkout are set to attend Saturday school in the coming weeks, as per school policy regarding unexcused absences. SHS policy states that students will receive an unexcused absence when they miss class for more than 10 minutes. The typical consequence for...

Six teens run for governor of Kansas

Six teens run for governor of Kansas

Haley Peters, Kearsley High school

April 19, 2018


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While many teens are tasked with doing homework, playing sports, or taking part in after-school clubs, these teens set the bar even higher -- running for governor. In Kansas, six teens are running for governor in the 2018 election, shocking many residents. The Democrat is Jack Bergeson. Republican...

Student journalists from Parkland high school tell CSPA how they covered shooting that killed 17

Student journalists from Parkland high school tell CSPA how they covered shooting that killed 17

Hannah Jannol, Shalhevet High School

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Student Protests

In the wake of the shooting that killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last month, the school’s student journalists found themselves breaching the norms of journalism to cover the event. Ten of them spoke at the annual conference of the Columbia Scholastic...