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Schweitzer elementary gets new principal

Connor Menzel, News Editor

December 18, 2017

“As a principal you really do get to be a change agent and impact student learning” said Amy Orlando, Ph.D., the newly appointed principal of Albert Schweitzer Elementary School. The decision to give her the job took place...

Veterans recap war experiences

Julia Capaldi, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017

World War II began in 1939, it was not until 1941 that the United States joined the war after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. The war began with Nazi Germany’s attack on Poland, Hitler was planning to take over the world and...

Las Vegas recovers from mass shooting

Catherine Hilliard, News Editor

December 18, 2017

Thousands of concert goers gathered in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on Oct. 1, hearing country singer Jason Aldean’s headliner performance drowned out by gunshots. Aldean rushed off stage amid gunfire...

Saudi women get the right to drive

Kezia Joseph, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017

Learning to drive. It’s something every typical American high school student has to go through eventually; it is like a rite of passage. Maybe you are at that point in your life right now as you read this. What you might...

Nike announces new pro hijab

Regina Thomas, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 26, 2017

After 53 years worth of selling sportswear, Nike has decided to reach out to a new audience- female Muslim athletes. In early March, Nike announced its new product: “The Nike Pro Hijab.” Hitting stores in spring 2018, the product w...

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