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Holocaust Center for Humanity Inspires Change

Holocaust Center for Humanity Inspires Change

By Jacob Lintner, Joel Boenitz, and Dominic Hoscher
April 7, 2017
Filed under Journalism Multimedia Packages, Multimedia, News, Showcase

SEATTLE, WA • From social studies teacher to specialist in educational research and evaluation, Linda Elman had been a key factor in kids’ education for years. Now she has retired, kind of. Elman, even when retired, does a lot to help her community, from teaching a Hebrew class once a week to...

APA Association Helps Animals

APA Association Helps Animals

November 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Videos

APA Association is an animal shelter in St. Louis that helps animals live a better life. The APA has all animals ranging from cats to dogs. The shelter always plans to help animals through donations and love. "The goal of APA is to connect pets with people" Jennifer Blome, Director of Humane Education,...

Eighth Annual Craft Fair Adds Clothing Drive

Eighth Annual Craft Fair Adds Clothing Drive

By Emma Vernon
November 7, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On Nov. 5, FHN hosted its eighth annual craft fair, which ran from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in both of the school gyms. The craft fair featured 135 vendors, selling items that ranged from candles, to jewelry, to barbeque sauce and Christmas decorations. Many of which the vendors made themselves. “I thought...

New Vegetarian Club Educates Students on Vegetarian Lifestyle

New Vegetarian Club Educates Students on Vegetarian Lifestyle

By Maddie Adams, Sport Editor of the Yearbook
November 7, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Around a month ago senior Emma Meyers and junior Olivia Archibald wanted to inform other people about how becoming a vegetarian will help your body for the better. Meyers and Archibald have both been vegetarians for awhile now and wanted to get the word out. So, Meyers and Archibald, with the help of...

Graduating Seniors Favorite High School Memories

By Jamie Hetlage
May 4, 2016
Filed under Features, Paper Day, Showcase

The following is an infographic where seniors remember there most memorable moments of high school.

Senior Greg Portilla Recalls When He First got His Power Wheelchair

Senior Greg Portilla Recalls When He First got His Power Wheelchair

By Karis Skaggs, Newspaper Staff
January 13, 2016
Filed under Features, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

Special education para educator Colleen Songer sits and waits patiently, holding the tray up on senior Greg Portilla’s wheelchair. In the quiet room, all you can hear is clicking every few seconds as Portilla scrolls through the pre-set options on his iPad to give a response to a question. “I was excited to ...

The Christmas Talk

December 16, 2015
Filed under Paper Day

Parents should tell their kids about Santa Claus and have them believe in Santa because it’s what makes Christmas such a fun and exciting holiday. Santa motivates kids to be good all year in order to get their name on the Nice List and get presents under the Christmas tree while staying off the Naughty...

Star Wars: The Saga Reborn

Star Wars: The Saga Reborn

By Jamie Hetlage
December 16, 2015
Filed under News, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there is a planet called Earth. A series named Star Wars has arisen from this planet. Now, Star Wars: Episode VII, The Force Awakens has risen out of the depths to show the beginning of a new chapter. With over 10 years since the last Star Wars film, many pe...

A Project to Remember

A Project to Remember

By Riley Kampff
December 16, 2015
Filed under Features, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

Most people from a young age are taught to give, and be open-handed and charitable. That comes with a feeling of accomplishment from doing a good deed. To show that they care, the Art Club has been involved in the Memory Project, where students duplicate portraits of underprivileged children in multiple f...

Rachael Cutright Prepares for Her Future

Rachael Cutright Prepares for Her Future

By Karis Skaggs
December 16, 2015
Filed under Paper Day, Showcase

A typical day at the Lewis and Clark Career Center  starts, for Junior Rachael Cutright, with a procedure of washing her hands.  Students are learning all of the basics of nursing such as the proper way of washing their hands, as well as actually being a nurse’s assistant. Next on her agenda is jus...

Race Toward the Presidency

Race Toward the Presidency

By Sasha Kaganov
December 16, 2015
Filed under Newspaper, Opinions, Paper Day, Showcase

On Nov. 8, 2016, the American people will determine the man or woman who will become the 45th President of the United States of America. The man or woman who will lead the country the next four years to become more successful and powerful as a whole. Because the current President, Barack Obama, is ine...

District Decision Dilemmas

District Decision Dilemmas

By Zoe Lawson
December 16, 2015
Filed under News, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

From the introduction and subsequent failure of Proposition Y, the tax levy the district attempted to pass, to new attempts at passing a similar tax levy, and from Pam Sloan’s announcement that she will be retiring at the end of the 2016 school year, to the ensuing search for a suitable replacement, ...

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