Tag Archives: Birmingham Public Schools

The Backyard Football League

While many students view the weekend as a time to escape school property, a particular group decides to stick around. Known as the Backyard Football League (BFL), the group plays pick-up football on Maple Field each Saturday afternoon. Spearheaded by Joe Wujciak, Leigh Murray and Conor Ryan, the BFL was originally formed in 2012. Founding members included Cameron McIntyre, Adam

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Breaking Down the Semifinals in the College Football Playoff

Ever since the four seeded Ohio State Buckeyes took home college football’s top prize atop the field in last year’s college football playoff, analysts and fans alike have become fascinated as to what are the chances it happens again this year. According to this year’s calculations chances would say it is likely that number four seed brings home the trophy.

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Playing Through the Pain

By Charlotte Hoppen “Any athlete who exhibits signs, symptoms or behaviors consistent with a concussion (such as loss of consciousness, headache, dizziness, confusion, or balance problems) shall be immediately removed from the contest and shall not return to play until cleared by an appropriate health care professional,” the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) states. This is part of the

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Seaholm sees the effects of new national nutrition standards

By Kelly Martinek and McKenna Ross Since the Obama family moved into the White House, the First Lady has focused on creating a healthier population, starting with children. Michelle Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was passed in 2010, but schools, and students, are just now seeing its influence. The brand new set of school lunch nutrition standards took effect this

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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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