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School earns ‘A’ with new grading policy

Catherine Bacon, Features Editor

January 6, 2011

Each school year high schools across the state are awarded a grade based on several academic criteria. The grade, on an A through F scale, serves to compare public schools across the state to one another. This year the school...

School Calendar Changes Again

Katie Hoskinson, News Editor

September 10, 2010

A day was also taken off the school calendar. Schools are required to have a minimum of 180 days each school year, but due to planning for hurricane days, there was always a surplus number. This year the School Board has decided to ...

History Teacher Finds Calling in Unexpected Place

Kelli Eichorn, Sports Editor

June 26, 2010

Many students can never imagine their teachers as anything but the uptight, strict person they see each day. But as the student, history teacher Tom Lind was what some today would call a “slacker.” Being in a classroom was,...

Preventable Fights Plague Halls

Midge Lee, Features Editor

June 26, 2010

In March, a student was walking to class to seventh period when another student jumped him. He was pushed to the floor, punched repeatedly in the face, then subsequently grabbed by the head and banged into the floor until he nearly...

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