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“We are overfed but undernourished. As a whole, we are starving on a nutritional level.”
More than half of the students are failing to meet the state standards in reading and math.
Since 2007, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC have all drastically cut back the airtime devoted to reporting hard news.
Sympathy. Everybody has at least of little bit of it in his or her heart. And having two broken wrists, I am getting a lot if it from everyone.
By JENNY ALPAUGH – Print Managing Editor Clarke Central High School currently utilizes Education2020 for the credit recovery. But according to school personnel, it is only successful when students are motivated to learn. One student is taking Math I, another is taking American Lit./Comp. and a third student is taking biology. All of this is [...]
By JOHN HUBBARD – Viewpoints Writer With violence in America increasing at a rapid rate, it’s important not to point fingers at firearms, but focus on practical solutions. Incidents such as the shootings in Newton, Conn. and Aurora, Co. have caused political figures in Washington to introduce gun control reforms at a rapid pace. In [...]
Motherhood: the planet’s most intense job.
A dozen Clarke Central High School students, guided by faculty sponsor Laverne Fortson seek approval of a school dance line for 2013-14 football season.
As I walked into the first floor restroom, the faint odor of paint hit me. The graffiti on the walls that had made me both chuckle and cringe had been shrouded by a shiny coat of beige.
Two Clarke Central High School students argue whether student teachers provide a helpful service or are detrimental to the learning environment.
At the end of a distribution day, I wince every time an ODYSSEY Newsmagazine, a product that a 26-person staff slaved over, lies on the floor or in the recycling bins. So why do we do it in the first place?
For what felt like hours, I sat in the wrong terminal of ground transportation. Sitting in the Ronald Reagan Airport in Washington D.C., I nervously looked around and hoped that each passing person, anyone that looked remotely like a high school junior, was a delegate to the Al Neuharth Freedom Forum and Journalism Conference as I was.
Sitting in Em’s Kitchen, at 975 Hawthorne Ave., I waited uneasily for the police officers to arrive. I twiddled my thumbs, sipped on my coffee and imagined what this forty-five minute conversation would consist of.
I am not racist; I view, speak to, interact with and love everyone the same, regardless of race.
Finally, Darwin’s Theory of Evolution has been proved! Sorry, non-believers: you’re wrong; man most certainly shares a common ancestor with apes.
This is what we have been told: Ron Paul is a crazy old man, Newt Gingrich
When I first stepped into Clarke Central High School, I knew I had some big shoes to fill because everyone knew my siblings who graduated from CCHS in 2009 and 2011
The rise of the Occupy Wall Street movement has presented our nation with an identity crisis. For centuries, the United States has been a nation led by the rich, for the rich.
After a weekend of camping with her family, your peer opens her backpack to find the knife she forgot to remove before returning to school. She is making no effort to conceal it, unaware that she is in violation of the Clarke Central High School Code of Conduct.
Throughout the years, American culture has made a tradition of idolizing pop stars. We devour every shred of information we can forcefully suck from these star’s personal lives via television shows and tabloid magazines. In the past 50 years, though, a specific brand of celebrities has become progressively more and more popular: child stars.