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AP Computer Science Teacher Accepted into the Amazon Future Engineer Program

Sarah Long, Reporter / Editor

November 7, 2019

Helping her students develop more twenty-first century hard skills, the Amazon Future Engineer Program accepted AP computer science teacher Gina Lewis into their program. Amazon developed the program to encourage students to pursue a career in computer science or engineering. “Amazon was wanting to show how computer science is changing and shaping...

Seniors Embrace Creativity with Personalized Parking Spaces

Shiloh Albertson, Reporter

October 28, 2019

Southside Seniors had the option to paint their reserved parking spots on Aug. 31, Sept. 7, and Sept. 8. In order to paint, seniors had to pay a $20 fee and have the design approved. All payments went towards funding for class of 2020’s prom. “I helped a friend. I mostly helped paint a Starbucks coffee cup. I helped fill in the cup and measure the...

Students React to New Advisory Periods

Dania Matamoros, Reporter

October 28, 2019

For this school year, principal Lisa Miller added an advisory period to help out classmates with school and the stress that comes with it. On Fridays, students meet up with the same group of students, who are in the same grade. With the exception of pep rallies or a class meetings, students meet up in the same place every Friday and watch the announceme...

School Day Work Program Comes To An End

Makenzie Corbit, Reporter

March 14, 2019

Fort Smith Public Schools eliminated the work program and replaced it with internships. Students may participate in a payed internship but, will no longer be able to work an everyday job and do it during school hours. Students rely on the work program to help with their everyday life, like paying for lunch, car insurance, and gas to get to and from...

Student Journalists Come Together for the Future

Student Journalists Come Together for the Future

December 1, 2018

This past summer I had the honor of representing the state of Arkansas in the Al Neuharth Free Spirit Journalism Conference. T...

Election Reflection

Amberly Tran, Broadcast & Online Editor

November 12, 2018

Citizens should remain informed even during the most politically barren times of the year. From local elections, to a Board of Directors decision, students may benefit from paying attention to their surroundings. Sources with credibility and an exploration of opinion pieces on both sides of an issue play into the broader benefit to an informed and...

Take Note

Amanda Luper, Reporter

November 12, 2018

Earlier this week voters selected candidates and initiatives in the midterm election. Citizens should stay aware of political news and follow up on elected officials’ performances even when it is not an election year. Be active. On the website Arkansas.gov, individuals can find information on the elected officials. Get to know national and state...

Shorts Need Length

Shorts Need Length

October 11, 2018

With a sea of khaki shorts flooding the halls this school year, boys jump at the chance to show off their knees and hairy legs....