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BLAST week provides opportunity for community to come together

BLAST week provides opportunity for community to come together

Mira LaNasa, Layout Editor
February 17, 2017
Filed under News

Be Loving and Sharing Together week has been a tradition for many years. This year, BLAST week will take place the week of Feb. 12-18 and will feature both old and new spirit days and activities. Every year Student Council hosts BLAST week around the middle of February. Student Council decides ...

New culture educates exchange student

New culture educates exchange student

Emalyn Brandt, Copy Editor
May 10, 2016
Filed under Focus, Photo Slide Shows

Leaving with an abundant amount of 'See you soon's and 'Good luck's in her heart and mind, junior foreign exchange student Kamila begins a new chapter of her life in the United States.  After landing from the over 10 hour and 6,000 thousand mile plane ride, Kamila is ready to embark what awaits ...

A new superfood in town

A new superfood in town

Liv Krusinski, In-Studio Camera Editor
November 17, 2015
Filed under Health and Science, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Student Life

Seaweed may not be the most appetizing snack at first glance, but taking a deeper look may convince some to give it a try. Not only is seaweed, also called kelp, a plentiful vegetable, but its health benefits are through the roof. For example, it has more Vitamin C than oranges, and is one of t...

Standardized testing helps for college but does not measure knowledge

Standardized testing helps for college but does not measure knowledge

Tiana Meador, Photographer
October 21, 2015
Filed under Editorial

Standardized tests are something considered unnecessary for proficiency and success among many high school students because of how they are found to cause minimal, but in most cases zero, impact on final grades.  Little do students know, these ungraded tests play a large role in success prior...

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