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Make the most of summer

Amanda Muramoto
May 13, 2011
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When school is back in session, the question “How was your summer?” can be heard throughout hallways followed by -- “It was boring.” If you find yourself answering the same, you can do things this summer to make it worthwhile. “It’s an adventure for me in different ways, so many things...

Graceling: by Kristin Cashore

Stacia Mahi
March 9, 2011
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In the book Graceling it’s as if you are right there beside them taking this amazing trip. It puts an interesting twist to medieval and love stories. It is an enjoyable book for boys and girls. Graceling, Kristin Cashore’s first novel, is about a young woman named Katsa who has a burden of killing,...

Fire by: Krisitn Cashore

Stacia Mahi
March 9, 2011
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Fire is the second book that Kristin Cashore wrote and its a prequel to her first novel Graceling. Fire, a stunningly beautiful creature is shunned by others because of her father’s notorious history. Being part monster made Fire irresistble to Monsters, because of her blood, and to other people because...

Don’t be lonely on Valentine’s Day

Stacia Mahi
February 15, 2011
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Valentine’s Day is a day for showering your other half with presents, like jewelry, chocolate, flowers, and indulging their every need. But what if you don’t have a significant other? What do you do then? Don’t fret. Basically, Valentine’s Day is a day about love, but it doesn’t only have to...

Strive for balance in brain

Shaira Mae Agcaoili (9)
February 15, 2011
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Left or right brain? Your brain is very beneficial by helping you see/view things, think logically, generate ideas, solve problems, and think creatively. Even without knowing it, we’re all using our brains. You don’t even have to be smart to use your brain. A small part of a person’s thoughts are...

Tiger Time is here to help

February 3, 2011
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These days most students are talking about the new policy of MHS - Tiger Time. Students now have 15 more minutes to their regular school day except Wednesdays. Most students dislike the idea of having to spend extra time on schoolwork when they can hit the malls or cruise with friends. But we all...

Book Reviews

December 8, 2010
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Looking for a good read over the winter break? Check out these recommendations by Sophomore Honors English students. Danielle Cabalis recommends Go Ask Alice, worth 7 AR points. A read- for- enjoyment kind of book, you will experience all the ups and downs of Alice’s life on drugs. Interesting with...

Time management key to school success

Shaira Mae Agcaoili
December 8, 2010
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Time management will help students to plan out their schedules in a way that they can easily work with. If you have a tendency to procrastinate, you should practice time management. You should not wait until the last minute to do the things you have to do. Planning is key to time management. Turn...

Virtues of Voting

Bradley Suda
October 29, 2010
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It’s November, that time of the year when people gather together around warm fireplaces and their respective voting stations. One place is to sit, give thanks, and eat a large turkey dinner. The other is to review, mark, and vote for the next set of people who are going to “ run this town.”...

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