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Women’s March on Washington

Lizzy Noble

February 15, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

Women and their allies traveled across America to join the Women’s March on Washington. Lucky enough for the Majors, it’s right in their backyard! Majors and their families completed the short drive or metro ride into DC on ...

Strange Fruits

Strange Fruits

February 2, 2017

Mrs. Biershenk Wins December’s Teacher of the Month

Rania Jones

January 31, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, In the News, Teacher of the Month

In early December, students voted for their favorite teacher, and Mrs.Biershenk, a world history teacher, was the most favored,   “It is a wonderful feeling! I love teaching,” Biershenk expressed about winning the nom...

Win for the Standing Rock Sioux Pipeline Protesters – For Now

Larissa Hutcheson, Editor

January 18, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

The protesters at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation have finally won after many months of protesting, even in very harsh conditions, against the Dakota Access Pipeline.. The pipeline plan includes a 1,172 mile long stretch through fou...

JROTC: Finding their Way to Mount Vernon High School

Ayana Nunn, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. They don’t set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the quality of their actions...

November’s Teacher of the Month Won By Mrs.Benzawi!

Rania Jones

December 13, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, Teacher of the Month

In early November, votes were taken and calculated on who were the students favorite teachers this month, and Mrs.Benzawi was voted the most favored. “I feel appreciated and excited to have been chosen! It's very thoughtful...

The significance of Christmas

Jasmin Dominguez, Editor

December 13, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

        As December begins, people around the world show joy and jolliness for the reason of the holiday season. Christmas is on December 25, but people usually begin the celebrations far earlier. It is not only shopping an...

Teachers & Students respond to Trump’s views on Women

Emily Merriam, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

Over the decades, women have gained more rights due to the ‘people in charge’ finally recognizing them and their contributions to communities and the nation. On Tuesday, November 8th, Donald Trump was elected the next President...

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