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The Fight to Return

The Fight to Return

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News September 3, 2016 at 6:02 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) The SHS choirs are almost completely ready to begin a new music-filled school year, but they’re lacking one thing: their choir director. Mrs. Tina Niederbrach, head director of the Searcy choirs, discovered in June that she has a type of Colon cancer.She is in the process of undergoingRead More

Zika Virus

Zika Virus

About, News September 3, 2016 at 10:20 AM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Everyday on the news you hear about the Zika virus. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the Zika virus can be transmitted through mosquito bites. There is no treatment or vaccine to get rid of the Zika virus. Mosquitoes carry many other diseases like the WestRead More

Homelessness in High School

Homelessness in High School

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News September 2, 2016 at 10:40 AM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Homelessness is a fast growing issue that many teens are facing at Searcy High School; luckily, the school district is knowledgeable about this issue and they are taking the proper measures to address it. At a school like Searcy High School, there is actually a program just forRead More

Stresses of a working teen

Stresses of a working teen

About, Community, For Review, News August 31, 2016 at 1:28 PM 0 comments

 Searcy(LP) Millions of teens nationwide have a part time job, but how do they balance working, going to school, and having a social life? Labor laws dictate that the average work week for a student  is thirty two hours weekly and only six hours a day. In one week thereRead More

Fresh Feelings

Fresh Feelings

About, Community, News August 27, 2016 at 10:07 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Sweaty palms and nerves high, are just some of the things freshmen face in this new journey called High School.  This year is supposed to be one of the “scariest” years of them all.  It could make you wonder, all these students and teachers pour all of theseRead More

Getting to know Searcy  FCCLA

Getting to know Searcy FCCLA

About, Community, News August 27, 2016 at 9:13 PM 0 comments

 Searcy (LP) Future Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national non-profit organization that strives at Searcy high school.  The Searcy chapter had over 90 students within it during the 2015-2016 school year.   The national mission of FCCLA is to promote personal growth and leadership development throughRead More

Foreign Students in American High School

Foreign Students in American High School

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News August 26, 2016 at 1:41 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Nowadays, more and more foreign students come to American high schools and universities. They are from all over the world with diverse cultural backgrounds and academic preparations. However, not all of them can speak fluent English. Most of foreign students need several years to learn English and alsoRead More

Yes or No to the Code

Yes or No to the Code

Searcy(LP) The dress code has always been the top conversation around school. What will be the new rule? Will the dress code get stricter? The real question is, “Is it a problem?” In my  interview with Claude Smith, principal of Searcy High School, Mr. Smith stated, “It is not aRead More

Searcy Slides to State

Searcy Slides to State

About, Community, News, SHS Announcements, Sports May 16, 2016 at 2:10 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) This year at Searcy High School, the sports teams are scoring big! With both baseball and track, making it to state, and soccer following behind them to compete at state as well, Searcy holds true to their “Striving for Excellence” motto. Who doesn’t like a good ol’ baseballRead More

A Lost Art

A Lost Art

Searcy (LP) Forge welding is an ancient technique that has been used for thousands of years in blacksmithing. We interviewed Ben Collum a local farrier about this lost art. Ben told us,” Forge welding is a skill used by blacksmiths to join two pieces of metal together in a forgeRead More