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Mental Health Concerns Explained

Mental Health Concerns Explained

December 21, 2017

DEPRESSION: A sustained chronic sadness where the person feels hopeless, worthless and helpless for more than two weeks. SYMPTOMS: L...

Depression Affects Every Aspect of Life

Depression Affects Every Aspect of Life

December 21, 2017

Teenagers have a lot to do in their everyday lives. From keeping up with their grades to attending social events with friends,...

Q&A: Counselor Ann Herman

Q&A: Counselor Ann Herman

December 20, 2017

Photographer McKayla Bogda What should students know about depression if they don’t have it themselves? I would say that depression is not an uncommon experience, and that...

Mental Health Affects Teens

Mental Health Affects Teens

December 18, 2017

Acting out. Grades dropping. Difficulty sleeping. Isolation. Mental health concerns affects, about 20 percent of teens in th...

Kirkwood Hosts Suicide Awareness Day

Kirkwood Hosts Suicide Awareness Day

December 18, 2017

Bridget Snider wants to end the stigma. Clutching a basket of yellow wristbands with the same message, this KHS senior helps ...

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...

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