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Balanced media consumption can bridge ideological divide

Balanced media consumption can bridge ideological divide

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Opinions Writing Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinions

      The United States has always been divided. Whether between rich and poor, White and people of color, Republican or Democrat, the U.S. has consistently partitioned itself into conflicting factions. As of late, the divide between Republican and Democrat (and more specifically those who support ...

Ballot question two supports corruption in charter schools

Ballot question two supports corruption in charter schools

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Opinions Editor, Writing
November 30, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinions

In 1988, Albert Shanker, the President of the American Federation of Teachers, gave a speech pitching his idea of a charter school: a publicly funded school under a charter from the government with fewer rules and restrictions than traditional schools. Shanker believed these schools could be used to ...

Students attend annual Minority Students Achievement Network conference

Students attend annual Minority Students Achievement Network conference

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Opinions Writing Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Hard News, News, Showcase

From Oct. 12-16, a group of 11 students from the high school went to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to attend the yearly Minority Students Achievement Network conference (MSAN). According to junior Yama Estime, the participants collaborated with students from all over the nation, saw motivational speakers, vis...

Teachers decorate classrooms to inspire students

Teachers decorate classrooms to inspire students

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Staff Writer
January 22, 2016
Filed under Arts

A Japanese pachinko machine hides in a corner, surrounded by posters and books. On the left side of the classroom, there sits a bookcase filled with games, textbooks and travel guides, some written by chemistry teacher Steve Lantos himself. According to Lantos, classroom decorations as a whole can have s...

Feature: Bands of BHS

Feature: Bands of BHS

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Staff Writer
December 22, 2015
Filed under Arts

Music offers a creative release to high school students; what with academics, athletics and their futures to worry about, music can be a much needed coping mechanism. This can be expressed through an orchestra or choir, but in many cases, students establish independent bands.

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Temperature Changes in Cross Country

Temperature Changes in Cross Country

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Staff Writer
November 9, 2015
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Fall Sports, Girls Cross Country, Multimedia, Sports

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