Last summer, I spent my June driving through Nashville as American flags wavered in the Tennessee sun. However, in June of 1969 there was a different flag wavering.
With just over a month left of the school year, some students are busy planning their big summer breaks, while others are focusing more on cramming for their AP exams. Princeton and Kaplan review books dotted with sticky notes can be spotted all around the halls. A common side effect of AP exams are the huge amounts of pressure and stress they bring upon students, and although the exams are (sometimes) hard and demanding, it is important to prioritize yourself over any test booklet.
To ease students’ minds, high school principal Mrs. Elise Blum and head of security and ex-FBI employee Joe Cicini held an assembly first period from March 5 to March 7 focusing on the school’s current security measures and the upgrades that are to come, also allowing students to ask their own questions. Mrs. Blum and Mr. Cicini offered plenty of information.
Together with National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, Rho Kappa History Honor Society, Key Club, Tikkun Olam, and AHS Dance Company and Fine Arts Department, junior Mikhal Ben-Joseph works to promote genocide recognition through her organization, The Butterfly Project.
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, several high school students scramble to find a crush to gift their affection to on the big day. But what if this process was streamlined? Thanks to Key Club, it was.