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Staff Editorial: Park’s Prom timing error inexcusable

Staff Editorial: Park’s Prom timing error inexcusable

April 16, 2019


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How can we call ourselves a “caring, diverse community” — as the district does in its mission statement — if we are an exclusive one? By originally scheduling Prom on Ramadan, the administration isolated Muslim students and failed to act in the best interest of the entire community. Although ...

Prom to be moved to accommodate Ramadan

Yonit Krebs

April 10, 2019


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When the administration announced during sixth period Prom was changed to May 4, junior Ayan Ali was overjoyed. “I’m more than excited. I have been wanting this since January, I believe, now, we’ve solved it,” Ali said. “I ran out of class, almost having an asthma attack because of how h...

Echo investigating Prom, Ramadan date conflict

April 10, 2019


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Echo reporters are currently investigating the date conflict between Prom and Ramadan. We will publish a story as soon as our initial reporting concludes. We will continue to investigate as events progress. Contact Sam St. Clair at [email protected] if you have any information....

Ramadan to occur week before finals

Ramadan to occur week before finals

Hadeal Rizeq

May 24, 2017


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Every year, freshman Zahra Mohamed looks forward to the Muslim holiday, Ramadan, but worries academics and finals will make things difficult. “I love Ramadan. I’m kind of excited that Ramadan is coming up, but I feel like the best idea is to not have it during finals because some people are real...

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