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Kaul’s influence spread through Black History Month

Juniors Ayuna Lamb-Hickson and Olivia Lind view the diversity poster for BLAST week. The BLAST week presentations are featured during the Black History Month presentation.
Elaina Mankowski, Layout Editor February 19, 2020

As a self proclaimed redneck kid growing up in South Dakota, Michael Kaul, U.S. history and psychology teacher, was always touched by Dr. Martin Luther King’s words. After ending up teaching in a school...

Black History Month represents growing community for students of color

Senior and Black Student Union Co-President Misikir Kebede introduces herself during the first Black History Month event, a Girls of Color panel focusing on the intersection of race and gender.
Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2019

Black History Month saw different events celebrating the cultures of students of color. Via panels, showcases, dancing and culturally significant music played during passing time, Black Student Union and...

Student council puts on BLAST week

Student council members junior Lyxie Moosai and Jenna Yingling dress up for throwback day during BLAST week. Each day of the week offers a new theme to dress up for and show off school spirit.
Elle Sprenger, Social Media Editor February 22, 2019

BLAST week is a time for kindness put on by Student Council. This week takes place in Feb. because it is Black History Month and BLAST week helps celebrate and recognize the significance of being inclusive....

Kamara uses his talents to create music

Alternative Copy story by Susan Hubbard
Noah Schoolman, Copy Editor March 29, 2018

Rap music has an increasing presence in the music industry. With this movement, people have been inspired to follow. Many have begun creating rap music themselves, such as senior Emmanuel Kamara. During...

Marvel’s newest edition ‘Black Panther’ looks to make a bang in viewers’ eyes

Alternative copy story by Rose Deziel
Noah Pasiuk, Social Media Editor February 15, 2018

Many marvel fans wait in anticipation for the release of the newest marvel movie Black Panther.  The action packed thriller is set to release in theaters on Feb. 16th. Black Panther looks to make...

February marks beginning of Black History Month

Alternative copy story by Hannah Sween
Hannah Sween, Layout Editor February 14, 2018

February is Black History Month, a celebration of the achievements of African Americans and their central role in U.S. history. Each year there is a theme associated with the month, this year’s theme...

Nike releases their new BHM collection

Graphic by Luke Weisbrod
Virginia Valinshout February 15, 2014

In the spirit of Black History Month, Nike has released a new sportswear collection to honor its group of phenomenal athletes. Nike’s fourth annual BHM collection contains 23 products including, footwear,...

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