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Short story winner: Devious Dexterity

Noelle Schumann

April 24, 2018

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My clammy hands tightly gripped the leathery wheel. I could see the pink flesh on my knuckles turn a ghostly white. Though my body grew stiff, my mind grew calm as I gazed into the dark night. While the car rumbled and bumped...

Poem contest winner: Hydrangea

Gabriel Kerr

April 24, 2018

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I hear them, as the wind blows through. I see the glisten, as the sun shines through. I feel the soft petals, as I reach through. But then I wake up, back in the world. The world that people before me scorched and poisoned. When...

Essay Contest Winner: Fear and Ignorance: Political Tools of the Modern World

Jacquee Jessop

April 24, 2018

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“Fear is the simplest emotion to tweak in a campaign ad. You associate your opponent with terror, with fear, with crime, with causing pain and uncertainty,” qtd. in (Ball). This statement by Rick Wilson, a Florida-based Republican...

Boys swim team defies odds

Holly Shortt

March 14, 2018

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The boys swim team defied the odds this year, boasting yet another successful season following their first season ever. After losing a key member, the boys were weary about hoping for another record-breaking season, but through...

Teens work for variety of reasons in summer

Ashley Zellers

March 14, 2018

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Summer is amazing for high school students, Free time, warmth, travel, and less responsibility., But not all have the luxury of a relaxing summer. Teens need and/or want money for gas, activities, college savings etc.…. So with...

Student opinion: what are your thoughts about arming teachers?

March 12, 2018

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Seniors Shayla Bailey, Senior A: “Honestly, I feel like it is just going to worsen the matter.” “Just the extreme arming of people. Giving weapons to humans creates more of a chance of something happening.” Jaden...

Student opinion: would stricter gun control laws result in less violence?

March 12, 2018

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“Yes, but probably outside of gang violence. School shootings are predominantly caused by ‘troubled’ people and the relatively easy access to guns allows them to achieve their goals. Very tight restrictions and background...

Student opinion: do you feel safe at school?

Gracie Pool

March 12, 2018

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“I don’t feel safe at school because anyone can walk in, we live in a really safe place but also during the shooting in Florida, the town that happened in was apparently the safest town in Florida,” junior Jacquee Jessop “I...

ACHS Student Opinion Survey

March 6, 2018

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https://goo.gl/forms/oaUGAQaQNT2wSLiG3 Students will need to copy and paste link into a new window. Thank you!

Science Olympiad rovers its way to State

Alexandra Schumann

March 2, 2018

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The Science Olympiad team finished strong in the regional competition and hope to capitalize on their success for state. “We got second as team. We had quite a few people who placed first in their events, so it went better...

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