Khan Academy Tutorials

Julia Ceraolo, Copy Editor

October 18, 2010

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           Salman Khan has been creating a full-fledged online “Academy” since 2006. Each of the 1800 videos (and counting) consists of a ten-to-fifteen-minute blackboard session. Although Khan’s face is never show...

Yellow Day raises cancer awareness

October 1, 2010

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     East Lake students demonstrated their support for raising cancer awareness Friday, October 1, by wearing yellow to school.  Teachers Kyle and Kelly Buck organized the sale of yellow "Ask me about courage" t-shirts, and...

American hikers held in Iran

Parker Fox, Staff Writer

October 1, 2010

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     American Sarah Shourd returned to the United States on Sunday after being detained in an Iranian prison since July 2009.  Two other Americans, Shane Bauer and Scott Fattal, are still in custody.      The three...

Closing the gap on the Pinellas Trail

Allyson Jackovics, News Editor

October 1, 2010

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New residents of the East Lake area were likely excited to discover that a 34 mile, county-wide, nationally ranked paved biking/walking trail wound right in front of the entrance to their neighborhood. After venturing south along...

AP Psychology–most sought after class

Taylor Rowland, Staff Writer

September 27, 2010

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     "AP psych is an AP class that is interesting and fun. It is the best of both worlds," said senior Lexi Klym. Some students like Lexi have waited all four years of high school to take this class. Underclassmen hear "You...

Shrinking electives, less variety

Julia Ceraolo, Copy Editor

September 27, 2010

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     This semester, several social studies courses have been either erased from East Lake’s master curriculum or removed from the schedules of their usual respective teachers. Contemporary History,  African American History,...

Nation up in arms over mosque near Ground Zero

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

September 27, 2010

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           There is talk of a Mosque being built just 600 feet away from where the World Trade Center once stood. It would be part of a $100 million Islamic community center two blocks away. The problem at hand is the...

Homecoming dance–where will it be?

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

September 27, 2010

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       For almost everyone, the dance is the first thing that comes to mind when they hear the words “Homecoming Week.” The Homecoming dance is the culminating event of the week for most; girls spend a couple of weeks...

Super senior year

Super senior year

September 27, 2010

Guess away

Erin Wronka, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2010

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      Those few (or many, in some students’ cases) multiple-choice questions loom in front of you, daring you to take that educated guess. With a fourth of a point being deducted from your final score per wrong answer,...

Homecoming week’s new rules

Kaila Schlimm, Staff Writer

September 10, 2010

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             It’s likely to say that everyone’s favorite week of school is the one leading up to the homecoming dance. Its schedule includes skit night, powder puff football, floats, the homecoming football game...

Chilean miners trapped ‘till Christmas

Erin Cole, Sports Editor

September 3, 2010

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                After the disappearance of 33 miners near Copiapo, Chile, family and friends were elated to see a letter attached to a drill sent from the group reading, “All thirty three of us are well inside...

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