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Pep Rally

October 6, 2017


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The first pep rally of the 2017-2018 school year will take place Friday October 13 during  Juniors and seniors will go separately from freshman and sophomores.  There will also be a Football team vs Faculty Dance off also BPA Hosts a Pie an administrator....

How to Become Mr. & Mrs. Green & Gold

Channai Williams, Editor In Chief

October 6, 2017


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Participation in the spirit day throughout the week will qualify you to win Mr. & Mrs. Green & Gold.  How To Win: Students will be tagged during all lunches. You MUST attend lunch to be considered. You must participate every single day. How Will You Be Tagged: Using  lanya...

Spirit Week 2017

Channai Williams, Editor In Chief

October 6, 2017


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During School Activities:  Homecoming Week (October 9th - October 14th) Monday, October 9th - Hawaiian Day Tuesday, October 10th - Awareness Day Wednesday, October 11th - Wacky Tacky Day Thursday, October 12th - Clique Day Friday, October 13th - Spir...

Attempts To Recover From Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

Natalia Ribas, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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Hurricane Maria caused devastation in Puerto Rico, it has affected many families and loved ones in neighborhoods around the central coast of the small island. Over 99% of Puerto Ricans are without electricity and many are without food and water. Almost a week after Hurricane Maria hit, there was little commu...

Students Frantic Over Digital Issues

Students Frantic Over Digital Issues

Staff Report

October 5, 2017


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A district-wide computer glitch left students with the homework blues late last week. Unless they are using the school’s WiFi, students cannot log into Canvas or visit websites. As a result, they cannot do any homework or study for quizzes and tests when they are off-campus. “I have a calculus...

Students React to NFL Players Kneeling Controversy

Channai Williams, Editor In Chief

October 3, 2017


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From recent tweets from Trump, NFL Players have been under a lot of scrutiny from kneeling to not even showing up on the field during the national anthem.

Students Given Free Hotspots

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


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Students were asked to fill out a survey via email on Monday to identify whether or not they are eligible to receive free hotspot to do their school work. “These devices will be assigned to a student for the length of their high school career (that means freshmen will have free WIFI for the next fo...

Homecoming Candidates

Jasmine Boyens, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2017


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Voting will take place Monday Candidates for King: Sganel Lamy Gerald Jean-Pierre Eric Grace Candidates for Queen: Deonedra Anderson Anna Stetson Jazmin Runyon Fiola Mercier Candidates for 11th grade Prince and Princess: Angelina Martinez Celyan Melendez Mar...

Basketball recruiter arrested Tuesday by FBI visited Oak Ridge days ago

Channai Williams, Lincoln Phillips, and Jasmine Boyens

September 28, 2017


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The FBI arrested a college basketball assistant coach on bribery and fraud charges Tuesday as part of an investigation into a recruiting scandal that may impact the recruitment decision of one of this school’s top recruits. In a press conference, the FBI alleged that Oklahoma State University basketball recruiter ...

Students Speak Out About Spirit Week

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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Student Government Association students are responsible for picking the homecoming and spirit week themes every year with the intention for all students to participate and show school spirit. The theme of homecoming this year is “Down by the Sea” and many of the spirit week selections are varia...

Teachers Applying A New Late Policy

Matthew Pomales, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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The school adopted a new tardy policy, earlier this year, that takes the power of disciplining tardy students from the deans to the teachers. Before a new policy was implemented deans used to roam the halls searching for students who are skipping or don’t get to class on time. English teacher, Bridgette...

Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

Autumn Oliver-B, Staff Writer

September 24, 2017


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Hurricane Irma hit Florida on September 10, leaving 66 schools without power and 4 schools flooded. Additionally, 16 million Floridians went without power from The Keys, all the way up to Tallahassee. "My power is still out cause it [was] affected by Irma and it was a shelter during the storm. I've ...

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