In today's ever-expanding and connected society, it would be wonderful if we all could speak every single language - an impossible goal. Nevertheless, we have students who have taken it upon themselves to try, through enrolling in a variety of foreign languages. As long as the door of opportunity remains open, the appreciation for foreign languages, particularly those less commonly studied, will grow.
Principal intern Myriam Rogers assumed the role of principal on Jan. 26, a position she will fill until Feb. 26 as part of the Secondary Principal Internship program, according to the schools administrative secretary Cherrie Avery.
For American television, it was the year of teen drama. Everyone, from pre-teens to teens to even adults was infatuated with the slew of high school and college-based shows. The bad, the bold and the beautiful all came together to give us an explosive year of remarkable entertainment.
At the end of September, President Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan voiced their support for year-round schooling. They are advocating for schools nationwide to join the approximately 2,800 others who are already on this schedule. Instead of one three-month summer vacation and a few shorter breaks throughout the year, year-round schooling has school throughout the year with several shorter vacations.
Whether at Montgomery Blair High School or John Hughes' famed Shermer High, the 1980s invasion is in full effect. The '80s were a time of high fashion and even higher hair and it's all coming back. Fashion is constantly changing, but the latest trends spotted suggest that we're going backward in time instead of fashion forward. And Blazers infatuated with '80s style are putting their own spin on the '80s fashion.