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Air Force band holds concert at DCHS

Air Force band holds concert at DCHS

Kaylee P.

February 17, 2015


Filed under Music, School News, Showcase

The U.S. Air Force "Heartland of America Vortex" band traveled to David City High School on Feb. 9 to offer a clinic for middle and high school music students and hold a music concert for the student body. Vortex entertained the school with music such as Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” and Katy Perry’s...

Uncapping the truth

Uncapping the truth

Mina

February 16, 2015


Filed under Health, School News

Have you seen all the boxes and plastic bags filled with bottle caps lying around the school? Have you ever wondered what they are collected for? In a recent survey asking if students knew where the bottle caps go or why we collect them, only two out of ten answered correctly. Out of the eight that...

First year Bronco’s fight inspires forgiveness

First year Bronco’s fight inspires forgiveness

Leah Bowen and Rachael Crews

February 16, 2015


Filed under Health, School News

On August 14, new teacher Loressa Pecoraro was on the way home after her first teacher work day when a teenage driver fell asleep at the wheel, hitting her head-on and causing severe injuries. The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 380, causing back-ups for several hours. The student, from a different...

Awareness campaign brings water bottle filling stations to Homestead

Awareness campaign brings water bottle filling stations to Homestead

Erin Connolly

February 16, 2015


Filed under Health, School News

The school bubbler woes of students and faculty may soon be quenched as a water bottle filling station will be installed this week in Homestead High's 900 wing. As a result of an idea Homestead students conceived, enough money was raised to install one water fountain by one of the commons. To cut...

Michigan signs with College Board’s SAT

Michigan signs with College Board’s SAT

Kayla Smith

February 16, 2015


Filed under School News

Some would say that the juniors this year have dodged a bullet, but the sophomores weren't so lucky. Beginning next year, all juniors in the state of Michigan will be required to take the SAT instead of the ACT. For the past eight years the juniors in Michigan have been required to take the ACT. Schools...

AMSA students return from their futures to dispense advice

AMSA students return from their futures to dispense advice

Rebecca Perlin

February 16, 2015


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

It’s no secret that the college application process is extremely long and stressful. So how incredible would it be if, as a college student with some experience under your belt, you could hop in a time machine and go back to give your high school self some advice? That is precisely what AMSA’s...

Community members express opinions about ‘State of the Schools’ speech

Community members express opinions about ‘State of the Schools’ speech

Zachary Nosanchuk, Natalia Perkins, and Alexa Jankowsky, Shaker Heights High School

February 13, 2015


Filed under School News

Superintendent Gregory C. Hutchings Jr. gave his second State of the Schools speech Feb. 10 in the large auditorium. In true Shaker style, the audience reaction to the presentation was diverse and included some pointed criticisms. Before the event, students and administrators shared what they expected...

Bringing writing to calculus class

Bringing writing to calculus class

Kate Daniels, Homestead High School

February 9, 2015


Filed under School News, Showcase

The last thing one would expect walking into room 205 is to find a class full of calculus students writing to their third-grade pen pals. But Mr. Ordinans, math teacher, allows just that. The pen pal program originated when Mr. Ordinans was a high school teacher at Waukesha High. Mr. Ordinans and...