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Candlelight unites school to celebrate the holidays

Candlelight unites school to celebrate the holidays

Abigail Poag and Laney Chang

December 16, 2017


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The annual Candlelight service featured choral and orchestral performances to celebrate the holidays.

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Mayor Turner speaks to students about Harvey, mayorship in SPEC event

Mayor Turner speaks to students about Harvey, mayorship in SPEC event

Lily McCullough, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Student Political Education Club leaders invited Mayor Sylvester Turner to speak to students. Mayor Turner discussed Hurricane Harvey, his background, and his mayoral campaigns.

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Holocaust survivor speaks to freshman class

Holocaust survivor speaks to freshman class

Noura Jabir, Camille McFarland, and James Sy

November 16, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Uncategorized, Video

Bill Orlin, the last male Holocaust survivor in Houston, spoke to Class Nine about his life and experiences.

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“She Kills Monsters” tackles identity, fantasy

“She Kills Monsters” tackles identity, fantasy

Abigail Poag and Sophie Caldwell

November 9, 2017


Filed under Culture, News

This year's fall play, "She Kills Monsters," combines humor and modern social issues in a fantasy setting.

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Fine Arts concerts show off all ensemble levels

Fine Arts concerts show off all ensemble levels

November 8, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, News

In the middle of October, choral, orchestra and band ensembles of all levels performed musical pieces.

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Astros advance to World Series, foster city pride

Astros advance to World Series, foster city pride

Sinclair Mott, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, News, Sports, Video

On Oct. 21, the Astros won the seventh game of the American League Championship Series, advancing to the World Series.

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Boy Scouts of America to admit girls into program

Boy Scouts of America to admit girls into program

Roosh Bhosale, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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On Oct. 11, the Boy Scouts of American announced it would begin admitting girls into the program.

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Political clubs gather to debate NFL protests

Political clubs gather to debate NFL protests

Lily McCullough, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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On Tuesday, Oct 10th, JSA, Unity Council and SPEC discussed and debated NFL players' decision to kneel during the national anthem.

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Book Fair brings community together

Book Fair brings community together

Shani Israel, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


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"Book Fair Beach" featured 9,000 novels and took a year to plan. Book Fair is one of the only opportunities for the whole school to participate in one activity together.

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Day of Wellness allows underclassmen time to de-stress

Day of Wellness allows underclassmen time to de-stress

Noura Jabir, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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The freshmen and sophomore had free dress and forty minutes to participate in an advisory activity on their Sept. 28 Day of Wellness.

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Affordable, accessible flu shots offered to students and families

Affordable, accessible flu shots offered to students and families

Izzy Andrews, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


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For the first time, SJS will have an on-campus service providing flu shots to families and students.

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Former history teacher returns for SPEC presentation

Former history teacher returns for SPEC presentation

Lily McCullough and Leila Pulaski

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Jermaine Thibodeaux, a former middle school history teacher, gave a speech on Confederate monuments and racial tensions in the United States to the newly formed SPEC club.

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