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Students react to Osama bin Laden’s death

Brendan Kinnison

May 5, 2011

In light of the recent news on Osama bin Laden, students and teachers around school have been expressing their thoughts on the matter. “It was about time they got him. It’s beyond me how one person can evade the United States for 10 years, but we sent a message that we will find you, and we wi...

Review: ‘Faith (When I Let You Down)’

Brendan Kinnison

May 5, 2011

On April 29, Taking Back Sunday released its latest EP which is a preview of what is to come on its new album. The new album entitled “Taking Back Sunday” has a release date of June 28. The songs included on the EP are “Faith (When I Let You Down),” “El Paso” and a redone release of (acoustic,...

Wi-Fi to be installed across district

Brendan Kinnison

May 3, 2011

The Board of Education has approved a plan to improve the Internet throughout the district by replacing all existing wireless points and by expanding the network within. In a vote that took place at the Board of Education meeting on April 21, the board voted unanimously to approve the Wi-Fi plan. According to offici...

Chick-fil-A campers awarded with sandwiches for a year

Brendan Kinnison

April 15, 2011

On April 13, 2011, a crowd gathered at the newly established St. Peters Chick-fil-A on Mid Rivers Mall Drive. It began to gather on Wednesday morning around 6 a.m. in preparation for the Thursday 5:30 a.m. opening. The first people to arrive there would be entered in a raffle to win one free chicken sa...

Precautions help to prevent passing out

April 8, 2011

On April 4, the Student Council held its annual blood drive. During the drive students who volunteer give blood to Red Cross representatives that set up shop in the small gym, but giving blood can have extreme affects on certain individuals during and afterwards. “When some people give blood, th...

District makes cuts to the budget

Brendan Kinnison

February 24, 2011

Recently, the district voted to spend on a reduced budget next year. As such, the district will also be reducing its spending in the next fiscal year. The changes include teacher, employee and program cuts district-wide. Currently, the district’s budget for this year (2011) is $171,895,626, according to...

Progress reports distributed, college visits under way

Brendan Kinnison

February 24, 2011

On Monday, Feb. 14, progress reports were released to students in the district. Students without a first hour could pick theirs up in the guidance office. The progress reports were released late in the district because of the snow days. Juniors can now start to use their college visits, along with seni...

Board elections approaching

Brendan Kinnison

February 24, 2011

On April 5, the Board of Education will have three open seats. A vote shall be cast in order to fill the opening seats. Incumbents Mike Hoehn, Mike Sommer and Mark Lafata could possibly be vacating their seats; all three are up for reelection, along with new runners such as Ronnie Johnson, Eric Seider, Er...

The good things in life

Brendan Kinnison

December 10, 2010

Throughout my blog I have focused on the more negative aspects of human nature. This week I have decided to write something a bit more positive. I want to write about the good people. We all know one or two; just those people that are always in a good mood and constantly upbeat, and I am talking about th...

Overwhelming greed

Brendan Kinnison

December 3, 2010

Greed is a substantial part of human nature, a part that which seems to rear its ugly head and make itself more prominent around this time of year. Those people who give just to expect something in return disgust me; those people who always expect what they want disgust me. Yet, such greed does not oc...

Review: ‘Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys’

Brendan Kinnison

November 21, 2010

My Chemical Romance will release their newest album entitled “‘Danger Days: The True Lives of The Fabulous Killjoys“ on Nov. 22, 2010; quite frankly it is the best record I have ever heard. Forget their former (debatable)emo label, MCR is back and they have an extremely mature sound. I must al...

Scholars continue to fail

Brendan Kinnison

November 19, 2010

Today we are going to talk about something is not directly related to human nature, but is more of a right of passage or proving ground for scholars. Grades are a common part of the school system, they are intended to measure how much we know. Yet all they are all really just letters. We let ourselves be...

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