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Automotive I Does Classic Work

Automotive I Does Classic Work

Sierra Wood, Writer

October 20, 2017


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"No matter how hard something may seem, if you put your mind to it you can get it done." During automotive I they have been working on a classic. They were upgrading the braking system and ignition system. The car is owned by  Jonathan Rodriguez, when asked what he planned to do after the car is...

Honors English Takes on Project based learning

Honors English Takes on Project based learning

Naomi Astling, Writer

October 19, 2017


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Honors English takes on Project based learning!   Mr. Faetz Honors English 10 class were asked to read a World Lit novel. Then in front of the class answer questions and read a capsule summary of the book!   “This was a great learning experience!” says Gabby Tallent after she...

Connecting Metals: Welding I

Connecting Metals: Welding I

Paige Watkins, Writer

October 19, 2017


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"Welding is fun and teaches you skills that you can use in the real world: hands on learning," says Preston Rogers, a student in Mr. Pickens Welding I class. Mr. Pickens has been teaching Welding classes for over 20 years; 23 years to be exact. Seeing students progress through the steps and accomplish...

Building For A Cause

Building For A Cause

Kaylee Jenkins, Writer

October 19, 2017


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Carpentry teacher, Mr. Barrington, teaches students how to smooth out a wooden board. “This is a jointer. You have to run the wood through a few times to get the edges even and smooth.”   Outside of the classroom, Barrington's Carpentry class is currently building a shed as one of their...

Talk About Rivalry

Talk About Rivalry

Lindsey Davis, Writer & Photographer

October 19, 2017


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Mr. Howard decided to add a twist to his class this year with jeopardy! On October 5th we divided the class into two teams and counted the score with the winning team being “The Squeakers!” The students loved this activity and wanted to do it more often. “I love seeing my students having fun...

Safety First

Safety First

Samantha Mathis, Writer & Photographer

October 11, 2017


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Junior, Seth Gurney wore his safety glasses like a pro during his 1st period chemistry class. “Whoa, this is so cool” says Seth Gurney as he sees the different colors during the experiment. The goal for this lab was for students to observe the visual light spectrum of burning salts. They all were v...

Flying High in Honors English

Flying High in Honors English

Jaiden Vanhook

December 9, 2016


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Mr. Faetz’s English class has been reading the book “Kite Runner”. The class had a project where they had to build a kite and pick a character to describe and focus on. The student’s would receive extra credit if the kite flew. He took his students down to the football field where many kites...

Students Make Ornaments Out Of Crystals

Students Make Ornaments Out Of Crystals

December 8, 2016


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Who knew you could make ornaments out of crystals? Mrs. Mauck's Physical Science class made crystalized Christmas ornaments last week. They put borax into a heated saturated solution and then let it cool, the extra solid precipitated or crystalized. They made all different kinds of unique shapes out ...

Finger Printing and The K9 Unit

Finger Printing and The K9 Unit

November 7, 2016


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Mr. Pickens’ Public Safety class had the SBI and K-9 Unit in the classroom. The SBI brought their fingerprinting kit and showed the class how they find fingerprints. The K-9 unit brought two of their dogs, Chase and Hoss, and showed the students how the dogs are trained. The K-9’s find human sce...

All Time Low In BFS

All Time Low In BFS

November 4, 2016


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Boy's BFS work on beating their max in squats while they train in November. Matt Breeden squatted his new max: 335

Going Bananas For DNA

Going Bananas For DNA

November 2, 2016


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  Mrs. Weresuk’s 1st period biology class do a lab to show the extraction of DNA from bananas. The students are learning about the structure and the functions of DNA in their class and the effects that DNA has on different substances....

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