Monthly Archives: October 2013

BPS Settles Lawsuit: Repayment Program

   Following the lawsuit (Kelly et al v Birmingham Public Schools) earlier this year, the Birmingham Public School District has agreed to continue the voluntary repayment program.  This will be applicable to certain fees which could be considered “improper” during th 2010-2011, 2011, 2012, and 2012-2013 school years.    An email was sent to all parents in the Birmingham School

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Bistro Joe’s: Best Location, Delicious Food

   Looking for a new hot spot to eat? This “globally inspired” restaurant is sure to spice up any foodie’s usual restaurant cycle. After a few months of construction the new, hip restaurant, Bistro Joe’s, opened June 18th.    Bistro Joe’s décor is very chic. The trendy vibe radiated through the succulents on each table, chalkboard signs, even the wooden

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Bottlemania Causes Histeria

It is suggested that humans drink roughly eight glasses of water per day for optimal health.  Yet this summer, it was required for Seaholm students to read 248-page “Bottlemania” by Elizabeth Royte for optimal knowledge on this year’s district theme of sustainability. The novel analyzes the potential dangers of both bottled and tap water, while also addressing possible solutions to

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A Long Way From Home

   When American teenagers think of moving they think of relocating to a big city,across state lines, or maybe from coast to coast. Rarely do they think of someone moving from one country to another. Usually a move like that is the result of a student’s parents needing to move for work related reasons.    Seaholm freshman, Sharba, moved from

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