Author Archives: Asher Leukhardt

Reclaimed from the Vault

Written by Haven Capone Listening to Fearless (Taylor’s Version) was like growing up with her. My kindergarten self revived, the 26-track album of rerecords and unreleased vault songs played a game with me, memories unlocked from my own vault by little lyrics I’d forgotten. Some of the classics I could never forget, “You Belong With Me” by my side since

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International Academy Governing Body Violated State Law for Years, Consortium members React

Written by Asher Leukhardt January 17, 2019 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH.— According to the Michigan State University First Amendment Law Clinic, the Oakland County I.A. Joint Steering Committee (J.S.C.), the International Academy’s (I.A.) primary governance and oversight body, has repeatedly violated state open meetings law. Members of the 13-district consortium sending students and funding to the world-renowned public high school have

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District Battles Staff Shortage Risk and Forces Teachers’ Hands to Allow In-Person Instruction

To sufficiently staff an in-person option, as expected by the BPS community and Board of Education, administrators are requiring all secondary teachers to return in-person or sacrifice their employment over health or family concerns. With pandemic-related absences near-certain and substitutes scarce, trouble likely lies ahead. Read to learn more.

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Getting to Know Seaholm Security Guard Jim Lytle

Written by Cecilia Cousins December 21, 2018 Walking through the hallways between classes you can guarantee that Seaholm’s own Jim Lytle, the security guard known by all, will put a smile on your face. For the past six years that Jim has been employed at Seaholm, he has truly made an impact on the Seaholm population. In turn, our school’s

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Comsa’s Corner: Fall 2018’s Feature Films

Written by Jack Comsa Traverse City’s historic State Theatre’s luminous lights add their vibrance to the resort city’s downtown area. Photo by Asher Leukhardt. As the leaves change and autumn pushes summer out of power, the films within our theaters change too. While B-rate horror movies reside in the early new year, and game-changing blockbusters control the summer, the fall is

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