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Freshman civics class begins anti-hate crime exhibition

Freshman civics class begins anti-hate crime exhibition

Talia Lissauer and Dani Orloff

November 29, 2018

According to freshman Lili Jampsa, hate crimes have impacted many people and it is important to be conscious of this unfortunate truth. “When people do things all the time that aren't OK, like hate crimes, they can affect someone in the community,” Jampsa said. “It's something we have to put a s...

Discriminatory statements written on political poster

Vandalism: Posters about the upcoming election NTA teacher Debra Skadden created with her class were recently vandalized. Students of social studies teacher Kara Cisco's class responded by creating posters to counter the discriminatory comments.

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff

November 4, 2018

When freshman Matthew Montanez heard about the discriminatory graffiti, he said he felt driven to voice his opinion on the matter. “We tried to show that everyone is welcome here, no matter your race, religion, or anything else like that,” Montanez said. “Who ever did that, they shouldn’t ha...

Political informational posters supplied by NTA

Sophomore Joseph McIndoo learns about NTA club poster encouraging students to vote. Several more Posters are hung up around the high school cafeteria.

Katie Hardie

October 5, 2018

The Non-Traditional Academy at Park has released political informational posters over the past week. These posters can be found in the high school cafeteria. According to Non-Traditional Academy (NTA) adviser Debra Skadden, who led the effort of making posters, the activity was supposed to help se...

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