Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spring Tryouts Push Back for 2013

Written by Cameron Smyk Spring athletic tryouts and second trimester finals have overlapped since the beginning of the trimester era. Starting next year, spring sports tryouts will be moved back two days so students may have ample time to study for their finals. Rumors began to spread about cuts not being allowed starting for the 2013 athletic season at Seaholm,

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Changes Coming to AP Science Program

Written by David Bender The College Board is revising its AP Science courses so that they are more student-centered. The changes are being made in order to help students develop the 21st century skills of critical inquiry and reasoning. The goals of the course revisions include helping students learn to think like scientists and making the courses reflect college-level expectations.

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SEAing Things Differently

Passion, harmony, and friendship are just a few of the phrases that members of Seaholm’s vocal pop ensemble, SEA, use to express their feelings towards their experience in the glee club ensemble. According to Laurie Frick, director of SEA, dedication is just one of the special qualities that she sees in all the members of SEA. “The students really have

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Administration Investigating Racial Incident

Written by Simon Schuster Seaholm Administrators are investigating and asking for the community’s help after an offensive note was found Monday morning. The note, left in mathematics teacher Leslie Martin’s classroom, contained what the administration has referred to as “racial overtones”. The note drew parallels between 17 year-old Florida student Trayvon Martin, who was killed in late February by a

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A Legacy Lost

After thousands of races, countless honors, and an immeasurable amount of influence, Kermit Ambrose passed away on February 24 at 101 years old. “They called him Mr. Cross Country,” Seaholm cross country coach Jeff Devantier said.“He was so well known as a coach, a starter, and as a person.” Kermit N. Ambrose was born on January 6 1911 in Pierce,

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BU Looks to Return to Winning Ways

Written by Peter Redebaugh Coming off a disappointing 2011 season, the Birmingham Unified boys’ lacrosse team looks to return back to their winning ways in the 2012 campaign. BU (1-1) is still trying to get the rust off in the early parts of this season, especially before their match-up with defending division 2 champion Detroit Country Day, Friday March 30.

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Freshman Makes Varsity Softball

The baby faced freshman with the curly brown hair peers towards home plate. Staring back at her is an eighteen year old senior varsity player who is bigger, stronger, and more experienced. Behind the senior is another freshman. The catcher. Completely focused, she has her glove out, eyes on the ball, ready to catch the pitch. One of these girls

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Eick Leads the Team

Written by John Glazier He wasn’t the tallest, he didn’t have the purest shot on the team, he wasn’t recruited to play collegiate basketball, and he didn’t make the varsity team as an underclassman for the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 campaigns. Those are about the only knocks you can put on Seaholm senior Spencer Eick, the 5’10” starting point guard for

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