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April 2018 - page 2


Writing for rights: A student-run letter campaign

February 14, 2018 - the nation’s largest mass school shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, resulting in 17 casualties and sparking one of the largest nationwide protests in the past decade. On Thursday, April 19, a school letter writing campaign to Florida representatives started by two American Heritage students began, continuing the #NEVERAGAIN movement support as well as voicing student opinion through official letters. Keep Reading


The benefits of getting a summer job

As the school year comes to an end, the question of how to spend during vacation time becomes more eminent. Although some students see vacation as a time to relax and enjoy the break from school, taking this approach may result in many valuable hours and opportunities being missed. Keep Reading


Junior high students showcase works at Literary Fair

This year, approximately 75 students entered the contest. Composition & Grammar and Literature teachers chose the top poetry and prose works submitted by their students to enter into the Literary Fair, while many students also chose to enter on their own. The judges ranked the top four entries in each category as the winners. Keep Reading


Why Israel has a claim to its land

The Jewish claim to Israel is frequently challenged since opposers believe the settlers took land that did not belong to them. However, Israel has historically been land that the Jews settled on since the founding of the faith. Keep Reading


The Evolution of Modern Jazz

The “western tunes and African beats” born and raised in the roaring twenties have created the worldly mix that now defines typical American jazz, encapsulated in the works of Dave Brubeck and Wynton Marsalis, among a myriad of others. Keep Reading

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