The science behind speaking

The science behind speaking

December 9, 2016


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It seems as if every time I record my friends and I together, there is at least one person in the group who complains about their voice. Like me, most people I’ve met don’t like the sound of their voice. Not necessarily from talking out loud, but more so hearing it in an audio or video recording...

Homework in Elementary Schools

Homework in Elementary Schools

November 7, 2016


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Homework in schools has become a growing conversation topic in the last few years. Many educators and parents have conflicting opinions about whether elementary school children should be given homework. TIME Magazine states “For decades, the homework standard has been a ‘10-minute rule,’ whic...

Violence Against Celebrities

Violence Against Celebrities

October 28, 2016


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Violence and crimes against celebrities have been happening for a long time. It is something that has been brought to light lately with the Kim Kardashian robbery in Paris, but that is one of many crimes directed towards a celebrity. According to Rant Hollywood, in 1969 Cindy Birdsong and two fri...

Language Classes in High School

Language Classes in High School

October 28, 2016


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Language can be used as both barriers and bridges. In the European,not so distant history language was a barrier. The language barrier between the Native Americans and Europeans caused a mass genocide. This genocide could have been avoided if the two groups of people could have communicated. Language al...

How depression effects kids in school

October 12, 2016


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Depression is a major thing and will always be around us, it’s not something you can just get over in a day because it is a real illness and happens to many people. “Chemically speaking, it's an imbalance or lack of a neurotransmitter called serotonin, which is a chemical in your brain that regulates...

School Spirit

School Spirit

October 4, 2016


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Some things are harder to achieve than others, but there is always something that could assist you in attaining it. The one thing that we would never suspect to help with this is school spirit, a positive attitude that supports an educational institution. According to National Federation of State High Schoo...

Hallway passes vs planners

Hallway passes vs planners

October 4, 2016


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Since planners are no longer distributed to students, a new system is in place. Hallway passes are in the classroom. They vary in color according to what floor you are on, purple for the 3rd floor, green for the 2nd floor, 1st is orange, and the basement is pink. Not only does the school save paper...

Over the last 20 years how have dress code rules been changed?

Over the last 20 years how have dress code rules been changed?

September 22, 2016


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We all wear different styles all over the world. It’s easy to say over the past 20 years those styles have changed dramatically as well. Schools all over have had to adjust to this and adjust the school rules for dress code to find a common ground on what can and can't be worn by students and staff....

LNE Diversity: Foreign Exchange Students

September 22, 2016


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Rachel Cheung - Hong Kong Q. What has been your favorite experience in America so far? I think it’s probably going out with my host family every weekend. In Hong Kong, we don’t usually go out that much. We have a lot of shopping malls, but besides shopping and going to the movies, there’s not to...

Things Graduating Seniors Should Know Before Their First Year of College

Things Graduating Seniors Should Know Before Their First Year of College

September 22, 2016


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Drifting in the clouds are graduation caps and the feelings of freedom from the chains of high school. Excitement runs through the air as emotions are exchanged like playing cards. Now what lies ahead, is the long road of post-secondary education. Like a roller coaster, there will be hills and there wil...

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