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Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Maintain political correctness

Sam Ross February 28, 2014

POINT-COUNTERPOINT Unionville Indians: Time for a change? In 1999, the NAACP called for the end of the use of Native American names, symbols, and mascots with backing from the U.S. commission for Civil Rights in order to address the racial insensitivity towards this particular minority. The use of Native Americans in athletics and high schools… Continue Reading »

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Change academic requirements

Opinions February 28, 2014

Course selection is over. After pondering what classes to sign up for, frantically checking to see that course prequisites were met, and procrastinating until the last day to ask for teachers’ signatures, underclassmen have once again chosen the classes they’ll be taking next year. And once again, the graduation requirements put in place by the… Continue Reading »

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Patton Gardening Project prospers

Sophie Tegenu February 28, 2014

Founded in 2010 by Patton Middle School FCS teachers Betsy Ballard and Kimberly Hisler, the Patton Project has built twenty-two raised gardening beds and a greenhouse outside of the middle school’s front entrance. Fresh fruit that is free of pesticides is available to the students, as well as an open pergola serving as an outdoor… Continue Reading »

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MLK Day of Service succeeds

Haley Christophides February 28, 2014

For many students, a chance to sleep in is priceless and all too rare, so the remarkable turnout at this year’s Martin Luther King Day of Service showed the extent of our school’s commitment to community. On January 20th, hundreds of students sacrificed sleep after a grueling week of midterms for service, dedicating their morning… Continue Reading »

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Dr. Sanville receives new contract

Kate Evanko February 28, 2014

On January 29th, the School Board reached a tentative agreement with Dr. John Sanville on a four-year successor contract, according to the press release announcement from the board. Dr. Sanville has been serving as the UCFSD Superintendent since September 2011, when Sharon Parker retired. In a statement regarding his extended contract, Dr. Sanville said, “I… Continue Reading »

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