Monthly Archives: November 2012

Flex Presents Midterm Projects

Accoring to a Flex press release on November 1, 2012, Seaholm Flex students participated in a project in which they deconstructed a common product such as a house-hold tool or article of clothing. They had to apply what they had learned to the four global lenses, which are Environmental Justice, Social Justice, Peace Studies, and Economic Justice.

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Going Green

Junior Hannah King has a mission to go green by reusing materials and recycling paper, plastic, and metals. She is one of the many Seaholm students working towards environmental progress, or “going green”. “Going green is thinking sustainable,” local business owner Amanda Godward said. Godward’s business helps homeowners and business owners’ lower energy consumption. She started getting involved in helping

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Girls Golf Regional Champs

For the tenth time in the past 11 years the Seaholm girl’s golf team captured the regional title and moved on to the state competition at The Meadows course at Grand Valley State University. “Regional’s was a huge success this year.” freshman Jordan Michalak said. “Everyone played great and we were all pleased with the team’s performance.” States held over

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Incident Triggers Questions

By: Kendall Hitch and Meghan Flynn Can a parent bring a loaded handgun into a Michigan public school, during school hours? The answer could be a surprising and confusing “yes” and has Birmingham Public Schools administrators concerned, after a parent entered a school in October, peacefully, with a weapon. According to Deputy Superintendent Paul DeAngelis, school officials dealt with a

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Volleyball Stays Hot

By: Riley Micallef The last point hit the ground like an explosion, students rushed the court, people cheered, and emotions ran high.  Thursday November 8, the Seaholm varsity volleyball team defeated Clarkston becoming regional-champions, just one step closer to states. The victory came as a shock to many.  Clarkston had been ranked No. 1 in the state going into the

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Laramie Project a Success

A tragedy can define a town. It can also strengthen a community. This is one of the many messages presented in The Laramie Project, a play which involves real interviews from the citizens of Laramie and addresses the aftermath of a deadly beating that forever changed a city. On Wednesday, Seaholm students presented this play to the sophomore, junior, and

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Keep Calm and Carry On

In the year, months and, especially, days leading up to the 2012 presidential election, it seemed impossible to log onto a social networking site or leave the house without being reminded of the upcoming vote. Tweets, Facebook statuses, signs, and bumper stickers supporting one candidate or bashing another were everywhere. This isn’t a bad thing; it’s promising to see so

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