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ACE continues planning phase

ACE continues planning phase

Isabel Kjaer and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

February 20, 2019


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Architecture, Construction, Engineering (ACE) club is currently working through their plan for their project, which is due in March. The members are working in partners to complete a blueprint and a presentation on time. ...

36 Arts President hopes for growth

36 Arts President hopes for growth

Dahlia Krebs

January 22, 2019


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Senior 36 Arts President Nechama Buchbinder joined the club after she heard that the club would be a great place to try new things. “It sounded like a really fun group and a great opportunity,” Buchbinder said. Buchbinder has been adding a lot of events to what the club does, including poetry...

Club meeting experiences low turnout

Club meeting experiences low turnout

Marta Hill, Noah Orloff, and Isabel Kjaer

January 15, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

According to junior Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ co-leader Aaron Ellingson, the meeting Jan. 10 had a lower turnout than normal. “I thought it went well. There were fewer people than are usually here—I think just because we had to reschedule, but it went well,” Ellingson said. Junior c...

Destress club takes on aromatherapy

Destress club takes on aromatherapy

Isaac Wahl

December 20, 2018


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Destress club brings in a professional aromatherapist every so often to lead the club through various activities involving aromatherapy. The club meets every Monday after school at SLP Nest. ...

Club educates on sexual health

Club educates on sexual health

Noah Orloff, Marta Hill, and Isabel Kjaer

December 19, 2018


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Senior Sexual Health Education Club member Sidney Hosfield said she provides insight during the club’s gatherings while gaining knowledge from others “Most of the meetings are just kind of discussions,” Hosfield said. “A lot of times I just engage in those discussions and just put my opinio...

Architecture Construction Engineering club opens doors

Architecture Construction Engineering club opens doors

Izzy Kanne

December 16, 2018


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Architecture Construction Engineering club is giving students the opportunity to learn more about the world of construction, according to adviser Al Wachutka. He said students are currently meeting to design playgrounds. Senior Maria Vivone said she utilizes the opportunities the club provides her...

Robotics prepares for season

Robotics prepares for season

Marta Hill, Noah Orloff, and Isabel Kjaer

December 16, 2018


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The Oriole Robotics team is preparing for the 2018-19 season. Competition details will be released Jan. 5, and the qualifying competition will be March 28-31. According to team member senior Serena Moore, the team was No. 32 last season and did not advance past qualifiers. The image below is a digita...

MED club learns from forensic psychologist

MED club learns from forensic psychologist

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Noah Orloff

November 10, 2018


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As freshman Semona Robel heard forensic psychologist Ernest Boswell speak at MED Club Nov. 8, she said she learned important information about careers in the medical field. “(I learned) that getting good grades is definitely important and you should work hard, try your best,” Robel said. A...

Gay Straight Alliance plans activism

Gay Straight Alliance plans activism

Isabel Kjaer

October 30, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

.According to junior copresident Anika Jamison, the Gay Straight Alliance hopes to have more focused meetings and plans this year, particularly with regard to activism for LGBTQ rights. “Last year, we were a little less organized. This year, we are cracking down,” Jamison said. Adviser Kyle...

Club looks forward to training day

Club looks forward to training day

Noah Orloff and Marta Hill

October 25, 2018


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According to Natural Helpers adviser, Allison Luskey, the goal of the Oct. 26 training day is to help Natural Helpers improve their skills. “The purpose is to increase our skills around communication, active listening, mindful inquiry leadership, specifically for students who are Natural Helpers,...

Book club completes first book of the year

Book club completes first book of the year

Marta Hill and Noah Orloff

October 17, 2018


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After attending her first book club meeting discussing “Warcross” by Marie Lu, freshman Sophie Curran-Moore said she was impressed and wants to attend future meetings. “I want to see what other people are reading and find new books, so I’m coming back,” Curran-Moore said. “It was a rea...

Feminism Club anticipates new focus

Feminism Club anticipates new focus

Isabel Kjaer

September 24, 2018


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As co-president of Feminism Club junior Allison Feller looks to the upcoming year, she said there are many issues that are often overlooked that can be discussed with peers. “I feel like there’s a lot to talk about that lots of people don’t seem to acknowledge and there are a lot of problems ...

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