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Clubs to think about!

Clubs to think about!

Sophia Bailey, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

The school has over 175 clubs within it. Clubs involving politics, service, academics and hobby related topics. The “Operation Smile” club, the “She’s the First” club and the “It’s Academic!” club are only some examples of the extensive amount of clubs at the school. The Operatio...

TSA Jewelry Sale

TSA Jewelry Sale

Ra’Nya Taylor, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Featured General, Features

The  Technology Student Association (TSA) club is having a jewelry sale where they sell laser cut earrings all through December while supplies last. TSA is a national organization for students. Ms. Danielle Meyer, engineering teacher and club sponsor, described it as a student version of the sta...

SCA for neighbors in need

SCA for neighbors in need

Annabel Phoel, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Features

Each year, the Student Council Association (SCA) hosts a food drive for Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). It may seem like it won’t matter, but the 527 cans they donated to the SCA this year really makes a difference. “Hunger can affect anyone,” AFAC communications director, Jeremiah ...

The Native American Outreach Club supports tribes in quest for equal treatment

The Native American Outreach Club supports tribes in quest for equal treatment

Sophie Muir, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Native Americans are marginalized throughout the United States. The new Native American Outreach Club addresses this by giving support to Native American tribes that continue to face adversity today. “The club hopes to raise awareness of some of these struggles as well as raise money for the St...

Cash MUNey

Cash MUNey

Grace Gent, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Model United Nations (MUN) is a club centered on international problem solving. The school’s MUN club had their biggest conference of the year in early November. With more than 50 students in the club, MUN is one of the more active clubs at school. Students participate in  weekly meetings and monthly...

Things get wild in Animal Sciences

Things get wild in Animal Sciences

Kate Ford, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Class Features, Showcase, Top Stories

As Arlington Public Schools (APS) changes and expands, more opportunities are coming. One of these opportunities comes in the form of a bird named KJ, who can say hello and goodbye, and even shake your hand. Animal Sciences, a course offered at the career center, gives students the opportunity to car...

Visiting Scripps College

Visiting Scripps College

Jordi Kassa, News Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Galleries, Photo-Ops, Showcase

Scripps College is an all women’s college, a part of the Claremont Consortium (The 5Cs or Claremont Colleges), in the small town of Claremont, California. Scripps is a very small liberal arts school with less than 1,000 students enrolled. While most small liberal arts colleges stand alone, Scri...

Monique’s March

Monique’s March

Olivia Sklenka and Will Lehardy

February 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

     February marks the start of an important time for African Americans all over the country. Black History Month is a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. This event originated from the “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson ...

What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

Olivia Sklenka, Hannah Rosman, and Paloma Paras

November 22, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

With October being over and the spookiness of Halloween subsiding, it is time to start thinking about the important things in your life. November is the month to be grateful. What are you thankful for?

Ukulele Club

Ukulele Club

Ariya Nosouhian, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Club Spotlight, Features, News

Sophomore Cate Hogan is the president of the Ukulele Club. Q: What is Ukulele club about? "It’s about learning about Ukulele, teaching about it, learning new songs that people like, and generally having fun together."   Q: What do you do in the club? "Introduce people to the instrument and different...

Brighter future after “Light the Night” event

Brighter future after “Light the Night” event

Anika Bahl, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

On October 15, the Cancer Education and Action Club (CEA) took its members to the Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C. for the annual Light the Night Walk to raise money for research towards leukemia and lymphoma. This was the club’s biggest event of the year, and members raised a total of $5,473. Th...

Pumpkin, spice and everything nice

Pumpkin, spice and everything nice

Abigail Presson, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Specials, Style

The return of pumpkin spice flavored foods and drinks is anxiously awaited every year.  The flavor seems to have become an autumn staple, like the leaves changing color or the weather getting cooler and crisper.  It didn’t take long for businesses to catch on to the trend, dropping pumpkin-flavor...

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