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Opening Night at the Musical

Posted on April 26, 2015
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Written by Keshya Jones

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 of practice,... Read more »

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YAG in Harrisburg

Posted on April 26, 2015
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Written by Lucy Pearsall-Finch

“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 internet.” “Is... Read more »

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Bolivia, Week Five

Posted on April 19, 2015
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Written by Maya Lapp

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. The road... Read more »

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Bolivia, Week Four

Posted on April 15, 2015
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Written by Maya Lapp

Meet crew NPH. The only real one I want you to know is Elina, princess girl who somehow found herself in the middle of Nowhere, Bolivia. (I mean that literally. She bought a princess cup to keep while she’s working at NPH, and woe... Read more »

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Bolivia, Week three: Los Divinos

Posted on April 9, 2015
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Written by Maya Lapp

The Divinos are ADORABLE! The Divinos are the kids of the youngest Casa of orphans. We speak one evening with them, just entertaining them and helping with dinner. I can imagine they’d get on your nerves after a few hours, but Bolivian... Read more »

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Senior Profile: Chaliese Jeter

Senior Profile: Chaliese Jeter

Posted on March 28, 2015
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Written by Mekhi Grimes, Reporter

Chaliese Jeter is a senior here at Obama and has big dreams after high school. She joined the National Guard in March of 2014. She chose the military as her road to a college education. For one important reason, she does not want to... Read more »

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Bolivia Week Two

Bolivia Week Two

Posted on March 22, 2015
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Written by Maya Lapp

  After a few lazy days in Santa Cruz, we headed out to the medical clinic near Portachuello. The roads of Bolivia. What a topic of conversation! I suppose to be fair I must mention that we spent a spoiled first week on 75% paved... Read more »

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Obama's 2015 Battle of the Books Fun

Obama’s 2015 Battle of the Books Fun

Posted on March 20, 2015
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Written by Sidony Ridge, Senior Reporter and Editor

In the previous week, a number of Obama’s students had participated in a fun battle of literary knowledge through trivia and teamwork, against other schools.  This competition is known as Battle of the Books, which took place at... Read more »

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Seniors' Last Ski Club Trip

Seniors’ Last Ski Club Trip

Posted on March 20, 2015
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Written by Olivia Perfetti, Reporter

You may have seen signs posted around school advertising Obama Academy’s long-delayed ski trip. Although the ski club usually goes on four trips throughout the winter, this year the number was cut down to two owing to a lack... Read more »

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Food Revolution's take on St. Patty's Day

Food Revolution’s take on St. Patty’s Day

Posted on March 19, 2015
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Written by Martha Yanders, Co-executive Editor and Senior Reporter

What is a better way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day other than to make traditional Irish dishes? The Obama Food Revolution cooking club made some traditional hearty meals this Tuesday for a wonderful international cooking experience.... Read more »

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