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High school 101 – advice for sophomores

Joe Zappa, Editor-In-Chief

September 10, 2012

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When I went to Ames, one of my teachers told my class that the main campus would be a culture shock. At first, I thought he was wrong. The only immediate changes you may notice at the main campus are the couples kissing in the ...

MHS Mock Trial team has a year of trial and success

Jenna Fratello, Editor-in-Chief

June 13, 2012

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For the Massapequa High School Mock Trial team, the 2011-2012 school year was a year of trial...literally. In the past, some might say it was a year of trial and error, but this year proved differently. It was a year of trial...

Real job or summer rec?

Jessica Graff, Executive Editor

June 12, 2012

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“Mo’ money, mo’ problems” isn’t necessarily true for everyone. Not all students at MHS are handed a shiny plastic card and a new BMW; in fact, many students have spent their past few weekends shaking hands with employers on...

Day of Silence

Justin Silver, Staff Writer

May 16, 2012

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Your classes may have seemed a bit less noisy on March 20. That’s because that particular Friday was the National Day of Silence, a nation-wide youth movement to raise awareness about the issue of anti-LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

Freedom’s Front Doors

Daniel DiBenedetto, Journalism Student

April 3, 2012

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My day started at an early 6:30, when I was picked up from my house by my recruiter, Staff Sergeant Miranda. After a brief drive to Hicksville, we began to finish off the last of my paperwork. It was finally the day I was waiti...

Stones break bones but words hurt too

Amie Bicocchi, Journalism Student

April 1, 2012

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Words hurt. Picture being bullied every day—endless torture to endure from people who don’t understand what they’re doing. Now, just imagine the damage all that bullying can do to someone’s brain and emotional stabili...

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