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Early admission affects West Shore in unexpected ways

Early admission affects West Shore in unexpected ways

Mikayla Almeida, Casey Schauman, and Alyssa Gorewitz

May 14, 2014


Filed under News, School News

With more students doing Early Admissions or Dual Enrollment each year, West Shore’s senior class is getting even smaller. The upcoming senior class will have 70 enrolled students at Eastern Florida State College. Of these, 34 students will be Early Admitting while 36 students will be Dual Enrolled. This is the largest number in Wes...

Too many tests? Juniors bombarded in fourth quarter

Too many tests? Juniors bombarded in fourth quarter

Celine Lopez, A. A. Stagg High School, Stockton, Calif.

May 6, 2014


Filed under News, School News

“It just seems like too much.” This is response heard over and over again when juniors, teachers, and administrators alike were asked how they feel about the overload of tests juniors have been taking this spring in such a short period of time. When asked the same question, almost every student...

Tour teaches student rights, features Mary Beth Tinker

Tour teaches student rights, features Mary Beth Tinker

Allison Koontz, Canyon HS, Canyon, Texas

April 18, 2014


Filed under News, School News

A black strip of fabric and a pink slip of paper led a shy 13-year-old girl from Des Moines, Iowa to the Supreme Court after being suspended for wearing prohibited armbands to school. Almost 50 years later, Mary Beth Tinker, the once-shy girl, spoke in front of more than 750 students on a stop Wednesday,...

Senior reported missing during spring break trip

Ivy Kaplan, St. Louis Park HS, St. Louis Park, Minn.

April 9, 2014


Filed under News, School News

Since traveling to Colorado over spring break, senior Evan McManus and his father Damian have been reported missing after hiking at Echo Lake the afternoon of April 6, according to Bill Barwick, public information officer for the Alpine Rescue Team conducting the search. Barwick said that in accor...

Cyber Day policy implemented to prevent longer school year

Cyber Day policy implemented to prevent longer school year

Hope Kelly, John Carroll School, Bel Air, Md.

March 31, 2014


Filed under News, School News

Snow, snow go away. Come again another day. Even if the administration took to singing this song, it would hardly help stop the winter weather Harford County has been receiving. As a result of the weather, the administration made the decision to create a new policy and institute Cyber Days to keep students...

Students arrested for fight will be recommended for expulsion

Students arrested for fight will be recommended for expulsion

John Vodrey, Shaker Heights HS, Shaker Heights, Ohio

March 24, 2014


Filed under News, School News

Superintendent Gregory C. Hutchings said today that two students involved in a fight during class Wednesday will be recommended for expulsion. He also said two students filmed the fight and that they will be recommended for expulsion as well. Two female students were arrested for disorderly conduct...