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Counselors pilot Inspire Program

Counselors pilot Inspire Program

Mariana Peña, Prosper High School

March 16, 2018


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Beginning this semester, the counselors will pilot a program called Inspire. The program is a set curriculum written by motivational speaker Tara Bollinger and is meant for students to have a space to talk about things going on in their personal lives. Starting on Jan. 19, the sessions open to students...

College close by: Dickinson offers a full-tuition scholarship to Carlisle residents

College close by: Dickinson offers a full-tuition scholarship to Carlisle residents

Claire Neiberg, Carlisle High School

March 15, 2018


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The search for the ideal college is already a challenge in and of itself. When cost is thrown on top, it creates for even more of a tribulation. In an effort to help with this process, Dickinson College recently announced that they are offering a full-tuition scholarship which only residents of Carlisle,...

Nine students score 36 on ACT

Nine students score 36 on ACT

Neelansh Bute and Greg Svirnovskiy, Marquette High School

March 15, 2018


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Brooke Davis, junior, knew her ACT score had come in that morning, Dec. 19. She knew it was ready to be checked and how much it mattered. But she also knew the first order of business: her AP Government final. So for the first chunk of the day, she let it be, her anxieties elsewhere. But when Davis...

Beyond a shadow of a doubt: Groundhog Day festival draws D.C. residents

Beyond a shadow of a doubt: Groundhog Day festival draws D.C. residents

Eva Herscowitz and Maddy Frank, Walt Whitman High School

March 13, 2018


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In a sea of one hundred top hats, winter coats and smiling faces, a furry mammal is perched on a table, alone where the crowd has parted. Posters display messages honoring this squirrel-like animal. “Make Groundhog Day Great Again,” one reads. “Draft Phil for Shadow Representative,” reads another....

The Naughty Greek 2 brings culture to the Twin Cities

The Naughty Greek 2 brings culture to the Twin Cities

Carianna Spencer, Orono High School

March 12, 2018


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Walking into the Naughty Greek’s second location on opening day was like stepping into a different world–a parallel universe, better and brighter than the St. Paul streets. Those who were stepping in from the biting cold were greeted by the scent of rotisserie meats and the satisfied buzz of customers,...

MHS responds to influx of influenza illnesses

MHS responds to influx of influenza illnesses

Marta Mieze and Kailin Zhang, Marquette High School

March 8, 2018


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High fever. Tissues. Days spent in bed. This has been the beginning of the day for many students with the flu including Tanner Rojewski, sophomore, who had the flu for four days but only missed two school days. “I couldn’t stop coughing and I took a lot of medicine,” Rojewski said. He...

Districts mull start times

Districts mull start times

Avery Greenaway, Prudence Nowicki and Rachel Stofanak, Baldwin High School

March 6, 2018


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Some high schools across the nation are pushing back start times for high schools, but Baldwin administrators say that any change here would require lots of planning and discussion. It’s a well known fact that high schoolers don’t like waking up in the morning, but numerous recent scientific studies...

B-A freshman and mother participate in Women’s March

B-A freshman and mother participate in Women’s March

Sidney Patterson, Bellwood-Antis High School

February 28, 2018


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Bellwood-Antis senior Jake Miller isn't the type of person to express his political beliefs through marches and demonstrations, but his mother is. And while that philosophy is contradictory to his own, he appreciates his mother's passion. "She is a strong person and I appreciate having that in...