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Film Review: The Butler

Film Review: The Butler

Sarah Lindo

October 19, 2017


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If you are wanting to watch a slightly humorous, emotional, and inspirational movie, The Butler  is the number one movie for that. This movie features my favorite actor Forest Whitaker; he stars and plays his best. I have always loved Forest Whitaker; he can play any role and master it. His acting is ...

Student Novel Inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey

Student Novel Inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey

McKayla Cross

October 19, 2017


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     I am writing a novel in my spare time. The novel so far has nine chapters, but Chapter Nine is not done. I first started in April or May of last year. The plot is that HAL 9,000, the main villain of 2001: A Space Odyssey, has been reactivated, and it’s up to me, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and...

A Truly Special Thanks

A Truly Special Thanks

Julia Lindo

October 9, 2017


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You’re aberrant, Unique and different from the rest. Holding you in my arms makes me feel so blessed. You’re amazing, Interesting and so entertaining. Every time I look at you, you seem understanding Understanding of my grief, misery, and despair. Weaved in your words are statements sh...

A Girl’s Best Friend

A Girl’s Best Friend

Sarah Lindo

October 9, 2017


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I am truly not a great fan of school; to be honest, I hate every single minute of it. But I enjoy things like band, friends, or reading. Anyhow, I was experiencing all the negatives one random day of school. From what I remember, I was in third or fourth grade: I woke up late, unable to prepare myse...

Musically Inclined

Musically Inclined

Rosey Lanning

October 9, 2017


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Rosey is one of the cast members in The Lion King, Jr! When I was just starting at a new school in sixth grade, a talent that had been hidden underneath my shy yet very hard exoskeleton rose to the surface. Being only eleven years old and constantly moving from state to state and town to town, I kep...

Exposure

Exposure

Julia Lindo

September 21, 2017


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You. I know who you are. You’re the one who makes friends, eludes them, then tosses them away as if you never knew them. You. I know why you did it. You did it because you were like her. You both had modest limitations and it was when yours was removed that you turned your back on the girl you once kne...

Review of Stephen King’s IT

Review of Stephen King’s IT

Morgan Hamer

September 21, 2017


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On September 8th, Stephen King's 1986 terrifying novel “IT” finally came back to theaters. This horror film directed by Andy Muschietti had many great reviews. Michael O’ Sullivan from the Washington Post said: “Call it a symphony of orchestral meta-horror, an elaborate waking nightmare in w...

Misled

Misled

Gabby Lindo

September 21, 2017


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I drove at full speed There were signs I wouldn’t read Warnings I refused to heed I knew what road I was on The path I was going down Never knew what was at the end of it You were my G.P.S. Telling me where to go What to do, who to be I completely trusted you Put my faith in your directions Ignore...

My Life on the Stage

My Life on the Stage

Hunter Lincoln

September 21, 2017


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There I am, listening to the introductory announcement: “In case of a fire, please locate the exits.” But in my mind, I am nervous. This is my first lead role in front of a packed house. As I am about to go on, I feel time slow down, and I step on the stage. Many students today never feel the exciteme...

Course Writing Collection

Course Writing Collection

June 11, 2017


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Click here to submit a project Persuasive Argument Deer Limit Hot Car Deaths Best Caliber Colin Kaepernick Music Program Personal Essay Youngest Child Scholarship Essay Arlington Learn from Failure Hobbies Teenage Years BOCES Drumset Country Music Heavy Machinery Relationships       ...

Students Record for WRAQ Angelica

Students Record for WRAQ Angelica

June 8, 2017


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Angelica's WRAQ board member and radio show host Gary Barteau recorded students read their poetry and discuss it for public broadcast.  This was a great opportunity to find a local and wider audience, since WRAQ 92.7, broadcast from Angelica, can be heard on local bandwidth and also via online streaming. ...

Handful of Stars

Handful of Stars

June 8, 2017


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A Poetry Slam and Handful of Stars Release Event was held at Lifeway Youth Center on June 6th.  Around twenty students read their own and published poetry and enjoyed refreshments.  The magazine, a collection of student poetry and art, can be seen here, and copies will be available at the awards assembly and graduation. Video...

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