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ASPA Contest Entries March 11, 2014 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

By Dylan Rohr and Lacey Hall

Foreign exchange student leaves impression on students, teachers

Foreign exchange student leaves impression on students, teachers

ASPA Contest Entries, Features March 10, 2014 at 9:28 pm 0 comments

Zody Rafieva came to Searcy from a country in Asia, Tajikistan, through the foreign exchange program. Rafieva said that she pictured the states to be different than they are, but a good different. “I was thinking about the U.S. and how it would be different like in movies. In real life,Read More

New teaching standards challenge students to think without help

New teaching standards challenge students to think without help

ASPA Contest Entries March 10, 2014 at 1:49 pm 0 comments

Forty-five states have recently adopted the Common Core Curriculum that has clear and consistent standards for grades kindergarten through twelve. “The concept behind Common Core, I believe, is to teach students to think on their own, and that’s something I feel like good educators have always done,” said chemistry teacher Mica Rose. TeachersRead More

N9 – News Photograph

N9 – News Photograph

ASPA Contest Entries March 9, 2014 at 3:32 pm 0 comments
N10 – Feature Photograph

N10 – Feature Photograph

ASPA Contest Entries March 8, 2014 at 7:23 pm 0 comments
N11 – Sports Photograph

N11 – Sports Photograph

ASPA Contest Entries March 7, 2014 at 3:31 pm 0 comments
Cyberbullying grows out of hand; anonymous accounts target SHS

Cyberbullying grows out of hand; anonymous accounts target SHS

ASPA Contest Entries, Opinion and Blogs February 26, 2014 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

According to www.nobullying.com, 7 in 10 young adults are victims of cyber bullying. In a survey of more than 1000 students, 20 percent of them are victimized in extremes on a daily basis, and 37 percent of them are bullied frequently. Social networking is the leading cause of this typeRead More

‘Basic Vacation’–Indie-pop band works toward full album

‘Basic Vacation’–Indie-pop band works toward full album

A & E, ASPA Contest Entries February 4, 2014 at 6:25 pm 0 comments

Basic Vacation, a small-town band, has found their way into the indie-pop world with their debut single, “I Believe.” The single is the first shot across the bow for the band and is featured on their upcoming self-titled EP. The album will be released by Atom Factory Music, an independentRead More

Beta convention brings club closer together

Beta convention brings club closer together

ASPA Contest Entries, News February 4, 2014 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

Beta club traveled to Hot Springs to participate in their biggest event of the year. Beta convention is held every year for Beta members across the state. This year’s convention had a variety of competitions for members to compete in to show off their talent, such as academic tests, talentRead More

Grand Theft Auto V sanctions fantasy criminal activity

Grand Theft Auto V sanctions fantasy criminal activity

ASPA Contest Entries, Opinion and Blogs January 28, 2014 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

We’ve all been there before: you’re just grinding along in your crummy little job that pays next to nothing, having to lift heavy boxes or deal with rude and/or annoying customers, possibly with a boss that feels the need to micromanage every single aspect of the business, when all ofRead More