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No gray matter

No gray matter

Emma Baumgardner, A. N. McCallum

March 27, 2018


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After the renaming of Robert E. Lee Elementary school to Russell Lee Elementary, AISD is taking action to change the names of other schools named after Confederate figures. There are five schools in the process of being renamed—John T. Allan Facility (formerly known as Allan Elementary), Fulmore Middle...

Students from the Normandy District Have the Choice to Go Back to Their Home District

Students from the Normandy District Have the Choice to Go Back to Their Home District

Sarah Zimmerman, Francis Howell North High School

March 26, 2018


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For junior Joshua Simmons, what was once a new district, full of different people, foreign buildings, unusual transportation and an unexplored atmosphere, has now become a familiar community, full of opportunity, friends and family. After transferring from the Normandy School District in seventh grade,...

Donovan tries to allay fears, concerns after Florida attack

Donovan tries to allay fears, concerns after Florida attack

Meghan Edwards, Danbury High School

March 25, 2018


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Principal Dan Donovan wants to assure the student body following the latest deadly school shooting -- this time in a Florida high school -- this week that students here are safe and the school will continue to strengthen preventive measures. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, when gunman Nikolas Cruz went into...

College graduates struggle to find affordable Bay Area housing

College graduates struggle to find affordable Bay Area housing

Molly Donaldson, Carlmont High School

March 24, 2018


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The San Francisco Bay Area was born during the California Gold Rush when people from all over the world came to seek their fortunes. Nowadays, many are drawn to the Bay Area in the hopes of striking it rich in Silicon Valley. But prospecting seems comparatively easy in contrast to the challenge...

Florida shooting affects local community

Florida shooting affects local community

Kayla Barry, Pascack Valley High School

March 23, 2018


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PV freshman Mallory Downs listened to her friend Alyssa Alhadeff as she told a joke while the two were staying in a hotel room for a soccer tournament. She looked up as another friend told a joke back to Alhadeff. “We all turned around and Alyssa was on the floor laughing because of the joke,”...

King Of Hearts dance greeted with discourse from upperclassmen

King Of Hearts dance greeted with discourse from upperclassmen

Anna Pavlisin, Parkway West High School

March 18, 2018


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King of Hearts (KOH), the upcoming winter dance, caused a commotion with the upperclassmen after being formally picked Monday, Jan. 22. The dance was chosen by the student body, via a Google Form sent out by the Longhorn Council (LOCO) and will take place Feb. 23. “We created a survey where every...

New tables in the hallways foster student community

New tables in the hallways foster student community

Cianna Chairez, James Bowie High School

March 17, 2018


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Between the rapidly advancing technology and the distribution of Chromebooks, keeping electronics charged may become an issue for students. However, the district has found a solution to this problem. AISD purchased tables for the hallways that allow for students to charge their devices before school,...

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Savannah Dupper, Cathedral Catholic High School

March 17, 2018


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As a way to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Cathedral Catholic High School, 376 CCHS parents, faculty, alumni, and community members gathered Saturday in the Claver Center for a Sock Hop dance and fundraiser. Inspired by the 1957 founding of the University of San Diego High School, which would later...