Influential Teachers ♥


Zulema Suarez, Sports Editor/Staff Writer
May 22, 2014

As a follow-up to the “Student’s Choose” article, I apologize for not following through with the dates posted.  I decided to instead, put up a combination article, meaning that the remaining results for the influential teachers for Math, History, and Science will all be posted into... Read more »

The English results are IN.


Zulema Suarez, Sports Editor/Staff Writer
March 25, 2014

To recap my last article entitled “Students Choose,” over the course of the next few weeks I will be writing numerous articles presenting results on what teacher has most influenced the Class of 2014.  Between Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, I was able to survey over 100 seniors... Read more »

Plus Size Women Speak Out


Shawnese McGhee, Staff Writer
January 31, 2014

Do you feel that plus size stores should only have plus size mannequins? I understand how the plus sized models because when I went into this store looking for a dress to buy, and I saw a lot of things that caught my attention. I called the sales lady over to get a few dresses for me to try on and she... Read more »

Are Random Searches Necessary?


Angel David, Staff Writer
December 10, 2013

Random Searches are done throughout the school year, but many students just want to know what these particular safety precautions are for and why are they done. A student brought to my attention that a random search had been done inside her classroom and her classmates were outraged. Students were furious... Read more »

Black Friday on Thanksgiving Day?


Manuel Luis, Staff Writer
December 10, 2013

What does Black Friday mean? Year after year we hear this term throughout the media, but where does this term come from? The term allegedly originated within the city of Philadelphia. Bus drivers and police officers would refer to the day after Thanksgiving “Black Friday” because of all the... Read more »

The Fordham Struggle


Zulema Suarez, Staff Writer
October 25, 2013

August 13, 2013 was the day, around 8:15 in the morning.  My first semester schedule for my senior year in high school was given to me in homeroom. First period: ERWC: Mrs. Fordham-Jackson Room 313. My heart dropped and my stomach flipped.  “Lord, spare me the suffering and kill me now.” I... Read more »

Ghosts or Supernatural Phenomena?


Jemme Thomas, Staff Writer
October 23, 2013

Is there a possible scientific explanation for why people believe in Ghosts or Phenomena? If you do not know what Phenomena is, according to Webster’s Dictionary, it is an occurrence, circumstance, or fact that is perceptible by the senses and Ghosts are apparitions of a dead person that is believed... Read more »

High School: What distracts you?


Sydney DeLone, Staff Writer, Sub-editor
October 3, 2013

High school is a very important time in a student’s life educationally and socially. After entering high school, many teens find distractions that follow them throughout their 4 years. Social life including social media, friendships and drama is thought to be the #1 distraction. Social life is believed... Read more »

Does music help students concentrate while completing their school work?

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Jemme Thomas, Staff Writer
September 25, 2013

Many schools nowadays have an enforced rule of “No phones are allowed on campus.” This is a policy that every student despises deeply. Phones do not always cause distractions. For example, music is an extremely significant factor to a students concentration while they are completing any school... Read more »

It’s a Hard Knock Life for Us


De'Janee Saulsberry, Staff Writer
September 19, 2013

How can the one person who was part of the process of making you, the “main man” in your life, your male parent, your personal body-guard abandon you. In the dictionary father is defined as a “male parent” and “a man who exercises paternal care over other persons”. A father is supposed to... Read more »