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Doubling Enrollment

Doubling Enrollment

March 8, 2017

At the beginning of the school year, there were approximately 300 students, including Hussein. When the presidential election near...

Inspiring Aspirations

Inspiring Aspirations

March 8, 2017

The academy is presented with the task of teaching immigrants, refugees and all ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) st...

Nahed Chapman Prepares Immigrants for American Society

Nahed Chapman Prepares Immigrants for American Society

March 8, 2017

Tenth grader Abdulkadir Hussein strides into the middle and high school building to start his day and is greeted with a smile ...

They’re Not Just Animals

They’re Not Just Animals

December 14, 2016

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A Year to Remember

A Year to Remember

May 4, 2016

Well, this is it. The end of the year is just around the corner, and what a year it has been. This year has been one that will...

North Star Take: FHSD Should Have Wi-Fi

North Star Take: FHSD Should Have Wi-Fi

April 13, 2016

In a society in which cell phones play such a significant role in people’s daily lives and potential municipal wireless networks are discusse...

North Star Take: For the Students, By the Students

North Star Take: For the Students, By the Students

March 17, 2016

Missouri Representative Elijah Haahr proposed a bill that would allow college and high school student journalists the freedom...

Where to Get Help with Suicidal Thoughts at FHN

Where to Get Help with Suicidal Thoughts at FHN

March 16, 2016

Family problems. Depression. Emotional pain. These are common reasons that a student would typically be faced with suicidal thou...

Counselors Discuss Motives for Suicide and How to Help

Counselors Discuss Motives for Suicide and How to Help

March 16, 2016

Suicide is an issue that devastates, shocks and perplexes. Many people wonder what drives a person to do such a thing to both...

Hard to Realize, Harder to Forget

Hard to Realize, Harder to Forget

February 26, 2016

The summer following her freshman year was, for Sarah*, the beginning of something beautiful. Until it wasn’t. At the age o...

Rape Culture in Twenty First Century Society

Rape Culture in Twenty First Century Society

February 11, 2016

Most of us have talked about rape--what it is, why it happens or why it's wrong. Some may even know someone who has been a victim...

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