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Baking provides alternatives for Valentine’s Day presents

Baking provides alternatives for Valentine’s Day presents

Anna Zhou

February 10, 2014


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As Valentine’s Day approaches, people scramble to find appropriate gifts for significant others, as well as friends and family. For many, especially girls, baking is the best option. Red Velvet Macarons The elusive French macarons have been the latest craze in ‘fashion desserts.’ The cute s...

Chipotle supports The Leaf

Chipotle supports The Leaf

Lauren Glynn

February 5, 2014


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 As average teenagers, we tend to go out to eat a good portion of the time. Buffalo Wild Wings, Starbucks, and even Panera are some favorites that are not too far away. What else comes to mind when deciding where to go for an after school snack? Chipotle , of course. “It’s addicting,” sa...

Unique in every way: A tour of Room 115

Unique in every way: A tour of Room 115

Victoria Swart

February 5, 2014


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http://youtu.be/QQKB8dbseUc

Are you the master of the selfie?

Are you the master of the selfie?

Elizabeth Rickert

February 3, 2014


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Image by Elizabeth Rickert. Click to enlarge.

Accelerated students go fishing

Accelerated students go fishing

Emily Tyler

February 3, 2014


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Part of each unit in the Accelerated World History classroom is a fishbowl discussion. A fishbowl discussion has two groups of students, an inner and an outer circle. “I think both the inner and outer circles are very important. The burden is on the inner circle to communicate, and the outer ...

From the Outside In: Winter Weather, Year in Review

From the Outside In: Winter Weather, Year in Review

Victoria Swart

February 2, 2014


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7if39dBsoY

Cool winter weather causes dry skin

Cool winter weather causes dry skin

Anna Zhou

February 1, 2014


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As winter approaches and the days get colder, one problem that almost everyone deals with is dry skin. Of course, keeping one’s skin moisturized is important because dry skin is not very visually appealing, but also, one’s skin is a very important part of his or her physical health. After al...

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization offers unique opportunities

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization offers unique opportunities

Elijah Zawatsky

January 30, 2014


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On Jan. 28 at the Mayerson JCC the two local B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO chapters uninstalled their 2013 Fall-Winter Boards and installed their 2014 Winter-Spring Boards. BBYO  is an international youth movement run by Jewish teens across the globe. It is made up of AZA (Aleph Zadik Aleph), t...

Get the yearbook today

Get the yearbook today

Lauren Glynn

January 29, 2014


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Every school year there are unique students that love to design pages and get a thrill from getting quotes. These unique individuals sign up to be in the yearbook journalism class. “I like yearbook because it is a really good way to meet new people, and I like learning about the interesting thin...

Blackmore Documentary

Blackmore Documentary

Victoria Swart

January 18, 2014


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdYltbkvlNY&feature=youtu.be

Winter informal

Winter informal

Elizabeth Rickert

January 18, 2014


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Last year winter formal was canceled due to lack of interest. Student Council is working to reform the dance so that a winter activity will exist. "I'm super happy because I was sad when it was canceled. I'm excited to get the opportunity to go again," senior Natalie Miller said. The event will ta...

Join our family: Journalism PSA

Join our family: Journalism PSA

Victoria Swart

January 14, 2014


Filed under Feature, Media, Waves

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px1Y1RW2eHI

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