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Why it is okay that we can't print from our school issued laptops

Why it is okay that we can’t print from our school issued laptops

by Alyssa Messikian, Staff Writer June 11, 2018

Did you know that one student can use up to 10,000 sheets of paper annually. Whether it is printing a last minute history research paper, or going through three or four notebooks per school year, we use...

Why schools should sell plastic water bottles

Why schools should sell plastic water bottles

by Alyssa Messikian, Staff Writer May 31, 2018

To think that all schools across the country should stop selling plastic water bottles in their cafeterias seems like an arduous task. Of course large amounts of plastic are jeopardizing to our planet,...

Elise Tossounian (left) and Garbis Tossounian (right) are pictured in Yerevan, Armenia.

From the land of war, to the land of the free

by Alyssa Messikian, Staff Writer February 13, 2018

In the midst of a war-torn country, one family had to make a life or death decision for their own safety and future. For Elise Tossounian life in Beirut, Lebanon was paradise until the Lebanese Civil...

Alison Erani (left) poses with Alex Walter at junior prom last year. Erani was named a National Merit Award Semifinalist.

Senior girl named National Merit Semifinalist

by Alyssa Messikian, Staff Writer October 5, 2017

A senior girl was recently named a semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Alison Erani was qualified as a National Merit Semifinalist by taking the PSAT in October of her junior...

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