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Drone course provides new opportunities

Drone course provides new opportunities

January 31, 2018

The recently introduced Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) course provides students with a set of skills...

Taking off in STEM education

January 31, 2018

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Schools across the nation continue to grow their STEM subjects in order to meet the high job demands in these fields; a recent report from the U.S. Department of Education reveals STEM jobs to increase from 2010 to 2020. During Barack Obama’s presidency, he initiated an “Educate to Innovate” campaign which provided over...

Art department chair retires

Elena Guerra

December 10, 2017

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Head of the fine arts program Marcia Tomlin retires after almost 29 years of teaching at Southside. The alumnus began teaching here in 1989, after she graduated in 1981. “Teaching here has been a huge part of my life. Work kind of becomes one's identity after so many years.  People I meet always ask, "what do you do?"...

The Unexpected brings attention to downtown area

The Unexpected brings attention to downtown area

November 12, 2017

    Small boutiques, colorful art, and atmospheric restaurants litter Garrison Avenue....

Principal shares service,passion for military flight

November 10, 2017

Principal Wayne Haver spent several years in the United States military, serving at the Fort Hood base...

Farm-to table: Market offers natural alternatives

Farm-to table: Market offers natural alternatives

November 4, 2017

    From from 7am-12pm every Saturday, the Farmer’s Market lines up local businesses...

Scream and Serve; Students volunteer at haunted house

Scream and Serve; Students volunteer at haunted house

Andraea Aguilera

October 26, 2017

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Sponsored by United Federal Credit Union and the Fort Smith Boys and Girls Clubs, students participate in Final...

Doctor Q&A

Kayla Curry

October 16, 2017

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    Dr. Phillip Barling  What do students need to do to prevent stress or exhaustion? “Basic stress management includes sufficient rest, nutritious diet, and physical exercise daily. A necessary key is to learn to recognized when we are stressed. Too often, we keep pushing ourselves without thinking about...

Alex Siebenmorgen

Elena Guerra

October 11, 2017

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Senior Alex Siebenmorgen found a hobby in exploring the mountain biking trails in Arkansas. Siebenmorgen usually goes mountain biking around two to three times a week, usually by himself or with a group or a few friends. “It’s a great rush, it gets me outdoors and in nature and it’s good exercise. I prefer mountain...

Something old something new: Coffee shop restores building

Something old something new: Coffee shop restores building

Gia Berklund

October 8, 2017

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    Located at the heart of the city, Fort Smith Coffee Co. offers an unique urban...

Mydia Phan

Elena Guerra

October 5, 2017

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            Along with being a National Merit Semi Finalist, senior Mydia Phan also plays piano. Now and for over a decade, Phan continues to actively learn new songs by watching YouTube videos and practicing by ear. For Phan, playing piano acts as a relaxing pastime and...

Burned out

Burned out

Kayla Curry

September 28, 2017

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   Exhaustion, stress, and in some cases, depression prove to be closely linked to high school...

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