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Mr. Newman’s Homecoming Advice

by Julia Reeder

September 8, 2016

     Those of us who have had Mr. Newman for various science courses and electives are familiar with his infamous homecoming advice. During the month leading up to homecoming, Mr. Newman begins his classes with a little chat about the upcoming dance. When asked what brought about this annual tradition, Newman recounte...

Your College Golden Ticket

by Julia Reeder

August 26, 2016

At the beginning of this school year, most all senior english classes will be focusing on the development of students’ college admission essays. Under the stress of finding and applying for universities and scholarships already, it’s difficult, especially as a senior, to focus all of your energy into this essay becoming...