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Take the time to appreciate

Take the time to appreciate

Marissa Lute, Editor

March 17, 2016

Filed under Campus, Columns, Top Stories

It seems like we spend our lives looking forward to “something”. In elementary, I couldn’t wait to be old enough to babysit. Middle school, I couldn’t wait to be in high school and have a boyfriend. In high school, I couldn’t wait to graduate, move out, and be on my own. However, now I’m...

Are e-cigarettes a ‘gateway’ to teen smoking?

Are e-cigarettes a ‘gateway’ to teen smoking?

September 15, 2015

Filed under Healthy Living

By Amina Khan Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES—Even though teenage smoking rates have plunged in recent decades, teen use of electronic cigarettes has been on the rise in the last few years. Now, a new study involving more than 2,500 students at 10 Los Angeles schools has found that teens who...

High School Scholastic Contest at Northeast

High School Scholastic Contest at Northeast

April 23, 2015

Filed under KHWK-TV News, Top Stories

More than 1,100 students from 40 different high schools were on the Northeast Norfolk campus recently for the high school scholastic contest and quiz bowl. Hawk TV's Dylan Strohl-Yeomans was there and has more. ...

I Swear

I Swear

Angela Richart, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2014

Filed under Poetry

“Freak!” One word Spat distastefully from someone’s mouth Like projectile vomit. It is hissed again in my ear Echoing, stinging, I can feel it. It burns a hole. I sit numb, staring into the window; Staring into space. Ignoring the occasional flick to the back of my head I...

Planning The Perfect Graduation Party

Planning The Perfect Graduation Party

May 1, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

By Karen Deer St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MCT) A graduation party is a day that celebrates a pivotal moment in your life. It’s also a day you want your child to remember. From the invites to the decorations to the food, a lot of planning and preparation goes into the perfect graduation party, and it can b...

Ask Angela: Is College Necessary?

Ask Angela: Is College Necessary?

Ask Angela

April 9, 2014

Filed under Ask Angela

Dear Waiter in California, You ask if college is necessary, which is not a simple yes or no answer. There are many different aspects to look at here. First of all, if you are a high school student and aren't sure what you want to do for a career. Don't go to school. It is a lot of money and if it...

Project Prom: Teens Go For Classic Looks

April 3, 2014

Filed under Style/Fashion

By Aimee Blanchette Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) MINNEAPOLIS — From ancient Grecian style all the way to the grunge of the ‘90s, fashion trends of the past are making their way back to the high school prom. Some teenagers are even digging out their parents’ old photos for inspiration and fi...

The movie “Bully” hits close to home

Connie Ogle, Writer of McClatchy Newspapers

April 10, 2012

Filed under Movies

For a film that understandably only scratches the surface of its topic, "Bully" carries a devastating emotional punch. A powerful examination of aggressive behavior in American schools, much of it unchecked by administrators, law enforcement, parents or any adult in authority. The movie focuses on a h...

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