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Students go on Global Leadership Adventures

Students go on Global Leadership Adventures

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large
June 3, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

Many students vacation in tourist hotspots like Florida and Mexico, however, sophomores Camryn Simon and Maggie Mattes chose to travel to authentic, non-tourist communities. They visit countries through Global Leadership Adventures. GLA’s mission is to to inspire high schoolers to realize their poten...

Design: Volume 49, issue 15, pages 4-5

Design: Volume 49, issue 15, pages 4-5

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large
June 2, 2017
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Comparing AP subjects

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large
May 17, 2017
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Design: Volume 49, issue 14, pages 4-5

Design: Volume 49, issue 14, pages 4-5

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large
May 17, 2017
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Varsity softball team to play Lakeview High School at U-M field

Varsity softball team to play Lakeview High School at U-M field

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large
May 3, 2017
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On Saturday, May 6 at 6 p.m., varsity softball will take on Lakeview High School at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor softball field. This will be the second year the team has faced LHS at the university. Junior Rebecca Alway, who played last year, said she is looking forward to competing on the ...

Design: Volume 49, issue 13, pages 4-5

Design: Volume 49, issue 13, pages 4-5

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large
May 2, 2017
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Teachers, coaches promote growth mindsets

Teachers, coaches promote growth mindsets

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large
April 21, 2017
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When boys track head coach Sean McCarroll began implicitly referencing growth mindset to his athletes, he saw significant improvements in their work ethic and performance throughout the season. According to “Mindset,” a book by Carol Dweck, people with growth mindsets believe their skills can b...

Saudi Arabian offcials visit North classrooms to study American education

Saudi Arabian offcials visit North classrooms to study American education

By Michal Ruprecht and Syeda Rizvi
April 21, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

Every now and then, students will see district staff popping in and out of classrooms in order to improve and evaluate teaching styles. However, on Monday, April 17, a new crowd of educators with a different goal roamed the halls. Administrators and teachers, including Fatima Alamari, were sent by King Salman bin A...

Design: Volume 49, issue 12, pages 4-5

Design: Volume 49, issue 12, pages 4-5

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large
April 21, 2017
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Legislation mandates CPR graduation requirement

By Michal Ruprecht and Katelynn Mulder
March 29, 2017
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Each year, about 400,000 people suffer cardiac arrests and aren’t in the hospital, and fewer than 6 percent of them survive, The Washington Post reported in 2015. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation can restore oxygenated blood flow to vital organs if a person stops breathing or a heart stops beating n...

Design: Volume 49, issue 11, page 5

Design: Volume 49, issue 11, page 5

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor
March 29, 2017
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All About Alex: Holding my head high

All About Alex: Holding my head high

By Alex Harring, Website Managing Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Ideas, Showcase, Uncategorized

There are a few phrases I hear quite often. Besides the usuals like “Alex, why are you watching ‘90210’ instead of doing your homework?” or, “Alex, why are walking when coach said to run?” one thing I hear on the daily is “Alex, you know your brain isn’t fully developed until you’re...