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Initiative assists first-generation students

Initiative assists first-generation students

Rob Flores, Cerritos College

October 8, 2015


Filed under School News

Although there are programs that assist various groups, such as EOPS which helps first-generation college students, Cerritos College president Dr. Fierro doesn't want to believe in labels. "I would like our campus as a whole to become aware that we also serve first-generation students," Fierro stated. A...

CHS teacher returns as principal

CHS teacher returns as principal

Aparna Verma & Sarah Neumann, Catonsville High School

September 24, 2015


Filed under Profiles, School News

Earlier this summer, Matt Ames became the new principal for CHS. If that name sounds familiar, it’s probably because in 1977, Matt Ames was a student teacher for the CHS art department. A year later, he was hired at CHS, and eventually became art department chair. He then left to become an assistant...

Car accident rates for juniors skyrocket

Car accident rates for juniors skyrocket

Madi Winfield, St. Teresa's Academy

September 24, 2015


Filed under School News

Junior Payton Seever was driving down I-435 Sept. 16 and was looking to change lanes when she lost control of her car and collided with a pickup truck. The truck sustained no harm, but Seever’s car, already slightly damaged, faced some minor repairs. “The front headlight was shattered and it punched...

New health science academy brings career opportunities to Bearden

New health science academy brings career opportunities to Bearden

Katie Matthews

September 21, 2015


Filed under School News, Showcase

Freshman year is an interesting time for many students as they figure out how to transition from middle to high school and start to think about what they want to do after they graduate. Getting involved in Bearden’s health science program made that transition so much smoother for now-senior Avery...

GHS students initiate drive to aid homeless youth

GHS students initiate drive to aid homeless youth

Alexa Gutierrez

May 26, 2015


Filed under School News

Statistics say that every year there are nearly 2,000 homeless youth in the Grand Rapids area. Therefore, HQ, a newly opened drop-in center in Grand Rapids, is trying to aid in providing rest, resources, and readiness to those youth facing homelessness. While HQ is aiding the youth, Krystal Owens...

Senior prank upsets students, administration

Senior prank upsets students, administration

Staff

May 26, 2015


Filed under School News, Showcase

Dunbar High School’s “School Wide Expectations” policy specifically prohibits senior pranks. However, that hasn’t deterred at least some students from moving forward with what some refer to as a tradition. This year’s first public prank initially appeared to have been perpetrated by the...

SAFE program increases driving safety awareness

SAFE program increases driving safety awareness

Calder Hollond and Ashley Novo-Gradac

May 22, 2015


Filed under Health, School News

We’ve all heard the sayings like “click it or ticket," as well as the horror stories about fatal, yet avoidable, driving accidents. But even with driving safety being taught to us at an early age, do students at BLHS actually follow basic safety measures like putting on a seatbelt? That was the...

Students selected for prestigious summer program

Students selected for prestigious summer program

Spencer Dawson

May 19, 2015


Filed under School News

Junior Miguel Gonzalez was in his yearbook class when he checked his email and saw that the Governor’s Honors Program had sent him an email. Nervously, he opened it to see the congratulatory message. He had been selected to participate in the GHP summer program for Spanish. “I was beyond thrilled...

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