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Schedule Changes Set for 2013-2014

Marissa Hubbard, Reporter

May 21, 2013


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This year a community of students and administrators decided to change the class schedules for the 2013-2014 school year. School will start two minutes early and 10 minutes later than it is now. Falcon Hour will also be cut back, making it 47 minutes. “We had some teachers recommending that maybe...

Mac Memories

Haley Ladner, Reporter

May 21, 2013


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Throughout the year, there were positive and negative things that came along with the new MacBooks. “Fast,” said junior Liz Esquilin. “Way fast.” According to Apple.com, with the latest Intel Core i5 and i7 processor gives students up to 2.0GHz of processing power and Turbo Boost speeds...

Keeping in Touch

Marissa Hubbard

May 15, 2013


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1: Facebook/Twitter/Other Social Media With the improvements in technology, it’s only two clicks away from chatting and sharing pictures with friends. You can stay up to date with what your friends are becoming interested in if you haven’t talked with them in a while. Even over long distances...

District Reconstructs Bell Schedule

Julianna Harrell, Reporter

April 12, 2013


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In the 2013-2014 school year, the bell schedule will be changing for everyone, although the actual class modifications will only be applied to freshman and will not affect sophomores, juniors and seniors. For freshman, they will have three hour-long core classes consisting of English Language Arts, math...

Missouri Waives No Child Left Behind

Leigha Chenoweth, Cartoonist

April 12, 2013


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On Jan. 8 2002, President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act into law.  It mandated that there must be annual testing, adequate and increasing academic progress each school year, annual report cards, and better teacher qualifications. The No Child Left Behind Act, while well intentioned,...

Tape People Reanimate

Leigha Chenowth, Reporter

January 25, 2013


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  If anyone were to waltz into the 3B, 3D Design classroom in the far right corner of the school, the sound of masking tape being unraveled and the sight of fidgeting students half plastered in tape would greet them. Groups of students are manufacturing hollow life sized characters out of...

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