Best of SNO High School Edition

Children face pressures, too

Children face pressures, too

Kaelynn Behrens, Bellwood-Antis High School

January 26, 2018


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If you’re an 80’s or 90’s kid, kindergarten may bring to mind some fun images, like duck duck goose or circle time. However, that has changed drastically over the last decade-and-a-half. “We used to have more time for exploration and play in kindergarten, and now because of state standards,...

Sophomore class learns QiGong

Sophomore class learns QiGong

Caroline Thompson, Convent of the Sacred Heart High School

January 23, 2018


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Sophomores spent their World Religions class practicing QiGong, an Eastern self-healing practice, to wrap up their unit on Taoism. “This practice helped me understand the unit because it let me experience a part of Taoism,” sophomore Annabelle Applegarth said. “It was helpful to be immersed...

Long on Vision: Tyrone Alum Transforming an Altoona Neighborhood

Long on Vision: Tyrone Alum Transforming an Altoona Neighborhood

McKenzie Johnson, Tyrone Area High School

January 17, 2018


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An Altoona hospital that has been vacant for more than five years is getting a new lease on life thanks to 1979 Tyrone graduate and local developer Jeff Long. When completed in 2019, the former Bon Secours Hospital will be transformed into a $20 million Graystone Grande Palazzo apartment complex...

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


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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...

94

94

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...