Harlem Shakedown

Harlem Shakedown

May 10, 2013
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

I don't know if there is a single man, woman, or child who uses the internet and hasn't seen a single "Harlem Shake" video.  This web craze that started gaining momentum about a month ago has exploded into a full-blown, global phenomenon.  Harlem Shake videos have surfaced from Australia, China,... Read more »

Making the grade: Inside the college admissions process

Making the grade: Inside the college admissions process

Susan Snyder, The Philadelphuia Inquirer
May 3, 2013
Filed under Education, MCT, Student Life

PHILADELPHIA (MCT) --The case before the admissions panel holed up in a small room at Lehigh University was complex. The applicant had scored 1300 on the verbal and math portions of the SAT, on the low end for the highly selective, private research university in Bethlehem, Pa. He had taken only... Read more »

Students scramble to make college work

Students scramble to make college work

, The Kansas City Star
April 19, 2013
Filed under Education, MCT, Student Life

(MCT) -- In its idealized conception, college is an ivory tower where students through quiet contemplation or raucous self-discovery ready themselves for “the real world.” But as college student Korchi Yang can attest, and as 2 million college applicants awaiting their financial aid packages... Read more »

Moving on from a college rejection

Moving on from a college rejection

Bonnie Miller Rubin, Chicago Tribune
April 12, 2013
Filed under Education, Student Life

CHICAGO (MCT) — Last year at this time, Kendall Livingston felt like a failure. The Fenwick High School senior applied to seven colleges and, despite her stellar academic record and test scores, didn’t get accepted at any of them. Suddenly, her carefully orchestrated future imploded. Livingston... Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Motivated This Winter

5 Ways to Keep Motivated This Winter

Kayla Fabbie, Writer
December 7, 2012
Filed under Student Life

The temperature outside is getting colder and the daylight hours are becoming shorter. With that there is no question that day-to-day motivation becomes hard to find in the winter months. Winter is a time where most choose to stay in, eat more, and become less active. Don't allow this to become your... Read more »

Let’s Make Some Noise for the Winter Cheerleading Season

Let’s Make Some Noise for the Winter Cheerleading Season

Kayla Fabbie, Writer
November 23, 2012
Filed under Student Life

In the upcoming weeks, the reputable varsity cheerleading team is going to be entering into their next season. Therefore, they will be seen cheering on the varsity boy's basketball team to victory and participating in regular competitions. Even though many of the strong seniors went off to college... Read more »

Reason and Rhyme

Alexis Parkhurst, President
November 11, 2012
Filed under KHS Club, Student Life

Reason and rhyme is a club of approximately 12 students that creates a college level magazine of student art and literature every year. The club has been very successful, with last year’s magazine scoring in the top 5% of others of its kind, and received gold status. The magazine features poems,... Read more »

A yearbook in the making

A yearbook in the making

Josh Hulslander, Writer
October 27, 2012
Filed under Student Life

Yearbook, a time-honored tradition, continues its legacy with the 2012-2013 issue of "The Maroon". The students who run the club have one sole goal: to create a yearbook that defines the school year. "The Maroon is created and produced by students in the club during our meetings," said Jeff Karliner,... Read more »

New Principal: Adrian Manuel

New Principal: Adrian Manuel

Joseph Pugliese, President
September 22, 2011
Filed under Education, Student Life

As many of you have noticed, the winds of change have been blowing rapidly through the halls. One of the biggest being; the new principal. Adrian Manuel, a Kingston native (Was born across the street), actually attended this school, and had a couple of the same teachers as you. Ever since he was... Read more »

High school girls are making it work with home-sewn prom designs

High school girls are making it work with home-sewn prom designs

John-John Williams IV, The Baltimore Sun
May 22, 2011
Filed under Student Life

BALTIMORE (MCT) -- Michelle McGinn took three weeks to complete her gold-and-fire-red dress _ aptly named "The Phoenix." Briana Angel found her dress at a bridal shop only to dismantle it and piece it back together to reflect her personal flair. Sarah Lewis designed her prom dress and recruited... Read more »