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HBCUs

HBCU’s

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter February 7, 2022

Historically black colleges and universities are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving...

How can learning new languages benefit you in the future?

How can learning new languages benefit you in the future?

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter January 21, 2022

There are SO many benefits of learning foreign languages. People that speak more than one language have improved memory, problem-solving and critical thinking skills, enhanced concentration, ability to...

Dolphins

Dolphins

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter December 6, 2021

Dolphins are the most playful, energetic, and intelligent animals on our planet. It is our duty to help protect these species from harmful predators and people. These amazing creatures love the constant...

Should students be held accountable for their grades in order to play sports?

Should students be held accountable for their grades in order to play sports?

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter December 6, 2021

I think students should be held accountable for their grades in order to play sports. Playing sports is a privilege for many students. It can be so unfair when students that are currently failing get to...

Beta: Virtual District

Beta: Virtual District

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter December 6, 2021

Due to Covid restrictions, District was held virtual this year. Unfortunately we weren't able to physically preform on stage but were extremely thankful for the ability to compete in these different events....

Should Home Economics be taught in schools?

Should Home Economics be taught in schools?

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter December 3, 2021

Home Economics should be taught in schools. It provides teens with fundamental skills such as cooking, cleaning, household management and finance to help prepare them for their future life. Not only does...

Book Review: Summer of the Swans

Book Review: Summer of the Swans

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter November 29, 2021

The Summer of the Swans is a wonderful children's novel by Betsy Byars based off a fourteen year old girl Sara Godfrey searching for her missing, mentally challenged brother Charlie. This novel contains...

What is your favorite Thanksgiving Pie?

What is your favorite Thanksgiving Pie?

November 29, 2021

In light of the Thanksgiving holiday, we decided to take a poll in asking the students what was their favorite Thanksgiving pies. In response, we received almost 300 votes on our poll. And here are the...

What are the most popular Thanksgiving dishes?

What are the most popular Thanksgiving dishes?

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter November 7, 2021

In my opinion, the most common or popular among many tables would be the big roasted turkey. Of course, everyone has their own delicious menu that they enjoy but you can't miss out on the turkey. The turkey...

Cinque Terre

What brings tourists to this beautiful Italian country?

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter November 7, 2021

Italy is a magnificent country that quickly attracts many tourists around the world every day because of its fascinating culture, artistic sites, natural landscapes, and renowned cuisine. Italy is filled...

What We Need to Know About Teacher Shortage in the United States

What We Need to Know About Teacher Shortage in the United States

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter November 7, 2021

Teacher shortage is commonly known throughout the United States and has evolved into a real economic problem. Without enough teachers worldwide, there would be a lack of adequate learning in the classroom...

S.T.E.M

S.T.E.M

Amiah Dugas, Writer/Reporter November 7, 2021

S.T.E.M is commonly known for 4 areas of study: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. There are also many other STEM courses that you could take in college. These 4 areas of study are always overlooked...

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