Author Archives: Sumer Ghazala

Finding Focus

   Senior Mark Johnson* never really got good grades.    After being tested for A.D.D. in the seventh grade, Johnson was immediately prescribed to Adderall, a psycho stimulant medication that contains amphetamine.    “I completely changed as a person,” Johnson said. “I went from being the class clown to just sitting there silently and trying to work. I’d even skip recess and

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Self-Defense Expert Comes to Seaholm Class

Within Seaholm’s borders, a well-built man hurls his fist at a student to teach him some self-defense moves. On Tuesday, January 29th, Personal Fitness Teacher Jeff Devantier invited Professional Self-Defense Trainer Lee Shaykhet to give the class a few tips. “I saw his brochure posted down in the alternative section of the building,” Devantier said, “and I had been looking

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A Star at Seaholm

Pacing his breath, left foot first, then right, he looks up and sees the limelight shining center stage. His heart begins to race; the rush of anxiety can’t be controlled. Now he stands in circle with the other cast members. As they sing in harmony, Part of Your World, he notices his strategically placed water bottles on each side of

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From Chip to Dale

   Speeding cars, near accidents, and illegal parking. These are the concerns of Seaholm security officer Dale Downen.    Previously, Chip Gorman served as a parking lot security staffer. Now the Seaholm parking lot has the watchful eye of Downen.    As he sits in his blue van, Downen makes sure all is right in the student lot. From his

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