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Lakeside seniors are victorious in annual class tournament
Lakeside High School morale is at a high point in the year with the conclusion of the annual class tournaments. Class tournaments have taken place nearly every year since the joining of Ashtabula and Harbor high schools in 2001, and were an annual event at Harbor High School before that. During the two-day event, which is planned by the Student Council, the freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors engage in head-to-head battles and compete for glory. Class tournaments create a sense of brotherhood at Lakeside and motivate students to finish out the year strong.
Night of One Acts promises lots of laughs
In the month of April Geneva High School is overflowing with talent. In fact, on April 23 at 7 p.m., GHS students will be presenting their very own talent show. Countless acts will perform for all who wish to attend. Advance tickets are $3 and tickets at the door will be $5.
Dodgeball games raise funds and school spirit
As the countdown until spring break dwindled down at Conneaut High School, students were able to participate in an all-time favorite, the annual dodgeball tournament. This event, which took place on March 27, brought all the students together to showcase their competitiveness and school spirit.
Pymatuning student works to raise awareness of child abuse
Most people will never take the initiative to serve the community in such a way Julia Fink is. Fink is a senior at Pymatuning Valley High School who involves herself in numerous extracurricular activities, takes every advanced class available to her, and excels at everything she does. Even though it would seem that the entirety of her time is filled with these activities, Fink has been actively involved in Girl Scouts for the past 12 years of her life. Her membership in the organization has given her the opportunity to meet interesting people, experience new things, and travel to places she otherwise wouldn’t have been able to go.
GRA international students share favorite dishes from homeland
Most people enjoy a good hamburger on a regular basis, or maybe pizza on a Friday night; but few people get to experience an authentic dish from a different continent every month. At Grand River Academy this year, that is exactly what the student body has experienced. Due to our considerable student population of international students, each month a different cultural representation prepares an authentic dinner for the entire student body.
Tech course is an exploration in creativity
At the forefront of Edgewood’s technology classes is the Adobe Applications Course, a class that familiarizes advanced computer technology students with the uses of the Adobe Master Collection program. Students utilize the various programs to create special effects, animations, picture editing, movie editing and even sound editing to create professional quality work using tools that professional editors use.
Jefferson students star in their own 'Cabaret'
“Life is a Cabaret, old chum. Only a Cabaret, old chum. And I love a Cabaret.” Cue the theatrical bow and thunderous applause. Hannah Horn, a sophomore at Jefferson Area High School, had just performed the opening act in the March 19, dinner recital “Cabaret” hosted by the choirs of JAHS.
A-Tech students preparing for state events
As the third quarter of our school year comes to a close, activities at Ashtabula County Technical and Career Campus are far from winding down. Actually, students are in the midst of one of the busiest times of the year, juggling many activities including the annual spaghetti dinner and the American Red Cross blood drive, all while preparing for state competitions in April.
Senior Leadership a great opportunity for students to serve in the community
Ever since the combining of Harbor and Ashtabula high schools, a program known as Senior Leadership has given Lakeside seniors an opportunity to volunteer their time, gain valuable leadership skills, help the community and even leave school a little bit early. The program, pioneered by Lisa Raffa, is a seventh period class that is open to seniors who are dedicated and willing to work to better Lakeside and the community.
CHS students celebrating end of test week
It is this time in March that schools across Ohio are just finishing their Ohio Graduation Tests, also known to the students as “OGT Week.” The OGTs are tests that students in Ohio are required to pass in order to graduate from high school. When a student reaches the sophomore status, he takes each test for the first time. There is a separate test for each subject: mathematics, writing, reading, science and social studies. Students at Conneaut High School have been preparing for these tests since their freshman year.
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