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The Day of Silence is heard at Obama

The Day of Silence is heard at Obama

Posted on April 16, 2014
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Written by Lucy Newman, The Eagle Senior Writer

For the first time in as long as anyone at Obama can remember, the halls rung silent today. Due to the national Day of Silence, many Obama students had taken a pledge to give up speaking for the day. At the national level, the Day... Read more »

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Night of the Living Dead came to Obama

Night of the Living Dead came to Obama

Posted on April 3, 2014
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Written by Molly Newell, The Eagle Managing Editor

On Wednesday March 26, 2014, the Obama Academy film class had a guest speaker. Russell Streiner – who played Johnny in Night of the Living Dead and is well known for his line, “They’re coming to get you Barbara!” – came... Read more »

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Close QRT: Quelling Resource Time?

Posted on March 19, 2014
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Written by Maya Lapp, Obama Eagle Staff Senior Writer

This semester a new policy has been inducted into students’ schedules- a highly unpopular change by student standards, although much more understood by the Obama staff. Due to clusters of students parading the halls during QRT, the... Read more »

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Battle of the Books

Posted on March 11, 2014
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Written by Tayde McDonald, Obama Eagle Staff Editor

I hope you all remember Elizabeth Uptegraff, the first school librarian of Obama Academy integrated into Peabody’s building. Without her, it’s likely that our two Battle of the Books groups would never have happened. Last May,... Read more »

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Mardi Gras at Obama

Mardi Gras at Obama

Posted on March 8, 2014
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Written by Rahsheena Jordan and Sidony Ridge, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter and Obama Eagle Staff Managing Editor

On March 3rd, the Obama Foreign Language Department presented a Mardi Gras celebration.  The event featured New Orleans-style food, such as Seafood Gumbo: a mixture of rice, crab, shrimp, peppers, and okra; Dirty Rice: a dish of pork... Read more »

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Key Club- Lending a Hand

Key Club- Lending a Hand

Posted on March 3, 2014
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Written by Ben Foster, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

Obama Academy’s Key Club is a great opportunity for students to do service learning. Unfortunately, it has flown under the radar for many students. Misconceptions about the club range from that it is a type of college preparation... Read more »

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YAG is exciting! Despite the name

YAG is exciting! Despite the name

Posted on February 28, 2014
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Written by Olivia Perfetti, For the Eagle Online

Admit it, Youth and Government sounds a little boring. Well, it isn’t! In fact, Youth and Government is actually pretty exciting. And right now, there’s a lot gong on. This Saturday, Obama’s YAG club, along with the other clubs... Read more »

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Ivy Ryan fights for better school lunches in DC

Ivy Ryan fights for better school lunches in DC

Posted on February 26, 2014
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Written by Chloe Mobley, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

Ivy Ryan, a junior at our school had the amazing opportunity to go to Washington D.C where she met several different political figures and gave a presentation on the issue of school lunches and how they need to be improved. This all... Read more »

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20th Annual Shakespeare Monologue and Scene Contest

Posted on February 20, 2014
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Written by Maya Lapp, The Eagle Staff Writer

Every child must grumble their way through the writings of the man who is often considered the greatest English writer of our history- William Shakespeare. Not as many of these students, however, get the chance to bring his works to... Read more »

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Change in school security

Posted on February 16, 2014
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Written by Martinea Goss, The Eagle Senior Writer

Over the years, school security has certainly changed. At one point children had no reason to go through a metal detector and parents had no reason to worry about their children’s safety. School was once considered a ‘safe place’.... Read more »

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