Monthly Archives: April 2014

Forensics Regionals

On March 29th, the Seaholm Forensics team competed in the regional forensics tournament held at Seaholm. The team had  21 students qualified for the state tournament:    Sabrina Gowda and Danny Ashcraft in Broadcasting    Kendall Hitch and Alex Sitner in Extemporaneous    Tessa Banks and Regan Levy in Impromptu    Theresa Ross in Informative           Daniel Evans

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The Anxiety Epidemic

  STAFF EDITORIAL Testing. Side effects may include: headaches, upset stomach, shortness of breath, and inability to concentrate. These symptoms and more plague the nearly 16-20 percent of students (according to the American Test Anxieties Association) who experience severe test anxiety, often affecting their performance in school; and for students who pay attention in class, study, and are generally prepared,

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Reed My Lips: Utter Madness

March is a big time of year for every college basketball fan. Not only does it follow a dense season of intense regular season play, it leads into the ever famous tournament known as March Madness. This 64 team tournament lasts about a month and always brings upon surprises, upsets, and heartbreakers. In past years, there is usually a handful

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Girls’ Tennis off to a Hot Start

With a state championship in fond memory, the Seaholm Women’s Varsity Tennis team is once again looking to reign supreme. “We have a goal and we are determined to try our hardest to achieve it,” senior Captain Jackie Meier said. The season is well under way for the team, which has already played two tournaments. “We expect that we are

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Charity Month

This year’s Charity Month, sponsored by Seaholm’s student congress, is from April 15-May 9 and the theme is The Hunger Games.  For each of the four weeks of Charity Month, a different charity will receive donations.  The first week is for Lighthouse and Student Congress is collecting peanut butter and jelly.  The second week is for money donations to Common

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Change in Requirements for Online Classes

Is the “Any Time, Any Place, Any Way, Any Pace – Online Learning for You?” Seaholm students have always been required to take an technology course for graduation.  Recently, a legislative change to the State School Aid Act allows for any Michigan public high school student to take two classes online per trimester and still be considered a full time

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Sixties Magazine Makes an Appearance at the Allen House

By Olivia Neilson A collector’s paradise resides in the foyer of Birmingham’s historic Allen house; where one is greeted straight away by the alignment of past Creem Magazine cover issues that extend the wall alongside the grand staircase, 1980s rock posters, a cardboard cutout of world-renowned music critic Lester Bangs and an IBM Selectric typewriter with a yellowed sheet of

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Talent Show a Success

By Julia Wright The Annual Seaholm’s Got Talent Show was on Wednesday March 19th. The show was sponsored by Seaholm Offers Support, a student organization that focuses on giving back to the community. According to copresident Cate Goldman, the show is very beneficial in Seaholm’s community. “It’s our biggest fund-raiser every year, so we get a lot of money from

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Blended Classes Offer New Types of Learning

By Ashley Fernadez Five hours of back to back lecturing, every single day can get unexciting and almost unnecessary for most high school students, especially those exhausted by their rigorous schedules both in the classroom and on the athletic field. At Seaholm, students are able to take their learning outside the walls of their classrooms and experience a new type

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