Monthly Archives: April 2013

District Provides Community Outreach

   The Birmingham Public Schools district’s cognitively impaired post-secondary program offers opportunities for students outside of the classroom. Located in the Lincoln Alternative school, which is connected to Seaholm, the class is run by Gail Lederer.    The Birmingham-based program includes students with a wide variety of needs and equips them with a multitude of skills, ranging from work, leisure,

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Neuenfeldt’s Next Move to University of South Carolina

   Senior Erin Neuenfeldt is taking her serves, sets, and spikes to South Carolina.  She has committed to play indoor and sand volleyball for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks next year.    Neuenfeldt will be playing under second year head coach Scott Swanson who finished his first season 14-16.  She will also be a member of the Gamecock’s first

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Making a Difference

   A Seaholm student is looking to create a new way to provide meaningful relationships and fun activities for seriously ill people her age.    Junior Ari Walters wants to make a difference for teens with illnesses like Collin Trask, a former Seaholm student and very close friend of hers who recently died of brain cancer.   Walters was in

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Talented BU Lacrosse Team Faces Tough Schedule

Written by Stephen Guenther  After a two game skid, the Birmingham boys unified lacrosse team rebounded with a win over Bloomfield United 15-5. Senior Adam Susalla scored a team high 5 goals.  Currently sitting at a 4-5 record, the Birmingham boys unified lacrosse teams record doesn’t accurately represent this team’s talent. With only one loss to an in state team,

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Police Investigating Call Leading to Lockdown

Written by Esther Seawell, Kelly Martinek, and Kendall Hitch Only minutes into third hour, Seaholm students were sent into lockdown mode for the second time in three weeks.  On April 8th, around 10:15am, Seaholm went into lockdown after police told administrators that they received an emergency call that reported someone carrying a firearm in the building.  According to Principal Dee

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Highlander Wins Big!

Highlander Adviser Named Best in State The Highlander adviser, Ben Harwood, was honored with the prestigious Golden Pen Award at the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association awards ceremony, April 15 in Lansing. Harwood was recognized for going above and beyond as an advisor for a scholastic publication. “It is a prestigious honor, reflecting an adviser’s long-term commitment to the highest standards

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Editorial: Learning to Deal With Personality Conflicts a Lifelong Skill

The relationship a student has with their teacher can easily become the factor which makes or breaks their interest in the class. An energetic and open educator can take hold of a student’s interest and retain it throughout the trimester, while one more closed off and standoff-ish can become a struggling student’s worst enemy. Personality clashes between student and teacher

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