School News

District Decision Fuels Public Outcry

District Decision Fuels Public Outcry

Mira Cary and Alex Pickell

A sign could be seen on the pedestrian bridge above I-630 next to the Woodrow exit reading, "Johnny Key: Don't Close Our Schools," by an anonymous source on Wednesday, Feb. 22. In recent weeks, there has been public outrage in response to Education Commissioner Johnny Key's approval of LRSD budget cuts that will close down 3 of the district's schools in the next school year.

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February 22

Trailblazers Club Conserves Nature, Appreciates Outdoors

Trailblazers Club Conserves Nature, Appreciates Outdoors

Ian Fendley, staff writer

Matt Frient from The Nature Conservancy in Arkansas works with partners to conserve over 30,000 acres of forests, woodlands, prairies, caves and dozens of river miles.

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January 30

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Voices

Respect My Existence Or Expect My Resistance

Respect My Existence Or Expect My Resistance

Fran Delacey, staff writer

When I was at the march, I had never been more proud to be a woman. Men, women, and children were all there to stand up for their civil rights, and they weren’t afraid to do so.

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February 2

Students React To Trump’s First Week In Office

Students React To Trump’s First Week In Office

Alex Pickell, online editor

It’s hard to tell where the Trump presidency will head next, but if it is anything like what we’ve seen this first week, we’re certainly in for an interesting four years.

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January 26

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  • Homework Not Linked To Excess Success, Study Shows January 4
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  • Taste The Rainbow: Students Protest At Central vs. Catholic Game November 18

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Sports

Church League Basketball Dribbles Into New Season

Church League Basketball Dribbles Into New Season

Claire Schallenberg, business manager

If one ever enters the gym on any given week night one will see the community that has become the driving force of church league basketball. The heart of each player is left out on the linoleum court every time a game concludes.

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Football Banquet Commemorates Players’ Hard Work

Football Banquet Commemorates Players’ Hard Work

Aidan Massanelli, assistant sports editor

The football banquet was a formal event at Oak Park church in January, and it was filled with good barbecue and decorations. The night started off with everyone getting their food and sitting by their friends.

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Wake-Boarding Prodigy Seeks New Challenges, Finds Focus In Sport

Wake-Boarding Prodigy Seeks New Challenges, Finds Focus In Sport

February 6

Beloved Football Coach Proven A Team Player

Beloved Football Coach Proven A Team Player

December 15

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Features

Cleansing The Curse Of Room 101

Cleansing The Curse Of Room 101

Lily Jones, executive editor

For the past two months, bad things have happened in Room 101 on the 9 day of each month. In November, our printer stopped working and our money bag was stolen. In December, people left class with out...  Read More »

February 16

Students Gain Life Skills By Balancing School, Work

Students Gain Life Skills By Balancing School, Work

Tania Royster, staff writer

Although a part-time job can add to the pressure of being a full-time student, some students have found the secret to managing and succeeding in both.

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February 10

Homecoming Plans Cause Headaches

Homecoming Plans Cause Headaches

Annie Simons, staff writer

Though there are many “horrors of Homecoming”, it is always fun no matter how the plans turned out, and all of these material things really don’t matter when you are having fun with your friends.

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January 26

Perry Initiative Provides Hands On Experience, Confidence For Girls Interested In Medicine

Perry Initiative Provides Hands On Experience, Confidence For Girls Interested In Medicine

Lily Jones, executive editor

There were presentations discussing how to juggle a family and actual life while being an orthopedic surgeon, while another covered the typical day in an operating room and hospital.

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January 3

Central Arkansas Gets Lit: Christmas Lights Promote Holiday Spirit

Central Arkansas Gets Lit: Christmas Lights Promote Holiday Spirit

December 15

Scholarship Season Satisfies Seniors

Scholarship Season Satisfies Seniors

December 12

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