Advice from Students to Incoming Freshmen

Freshmen students

May 19, 2015

Filed under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, Student Life

I do wish in the beginning of my freshman year I had had the mindset I have now. I believe nothing is ever impossible if you really work hard to achieve what ever the goal is. I wish I were more focused and more determined, only... Read more »

Freshman Offers Advice to New Students

Imani Smith

May 13, 2015

Filed under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, Student Life

Dear Class of 2019, Attending Obama Academy seemed like a great opportunity for me. Meaning that since a plethora of schools got closed down I could not go to my home school, which was Langley. So then my home school became... Read more »

Paint the Bus

Lucy Pearsall-Finch

May 5, 2015

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Student Life

“How would you like to help paint a bus?” Your first reaction is “seems fun!” but then you start to wonder why. A bunch of students from Ms. Coyne and Mr. Dunabeck’s art classes were asked to assist an artist paint... Read more »

Bolivia, the Final Chapter

Maya Lapp

May 4, 2015

Filed under Student Life

I’M HOME!!!! Okay, wait a second. Before I go into how I miss Bolivia already- the language, the culture the fact that empanadas cost 30 cents, stepping in torta de vaca, breathing in fumes, being crushed into buses-... Read more »

Opening Night at the Musical

Keshya Jones

April 26, 2015

Filed under Student Life

April 23, 2015 was the opening night of the musical SHOUT. I had to interview Jasmine Deakings because I was completely fascinated about how she was explaining how good the show would be. After all the months and weekends... Read more »

YAG in Harrisburg

Lucy Pearsall-Finch

April 26, 2015

Filed under Student Life

“The next bill on the calendar is bill number 794. Will the clerk please read the title and purpose of the bill?” “The bill title is ‘Internet for All Act.’ The purpose of the bill is to provide everyone with free... Read more »

Bolivia, Week Five

Maya Lapp

April 19, 2015

Filed under Student Life

A few very different runs. Run number one: We turn right as we exit the gate and start down the road. I’ve only been here a few weeks, and I’m already tired of running the same road over, and over again. Flat all around.... Read more »