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Vanessa Cordell, Staff Writer | November 28, 2018

A few students at Oak Ridge faced a barrier during the first few months of the school year; they’re attending a digital school, and yet didn’t have access to a computer. “We’re working on it,” Principal Jennifer Bellinger said in early November. Bellinger said the school was working with the district to resolve the problem. Since then, some students have received new laptops. Prior...

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KICS mentoring program leading young girls into womanhood

Vanessa Fleurilien, Staff Writer | November 16, 2018

The Keeping It Classy Sisterhood (KICS) mentoring program is helping students to focus on building confidence and empowering them for the future. The program mirrors the male mentoring organization, No Excuses Mentoring Program (NEMP). Veronica Lubin, the lead mentor, started the KICS mentoring program, to teach girls to become leading women in their communities as well as understand how to handle...

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