High Tech Education: Good or Bad?

Nama Poulos, Contributor

January 17, 2019

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In today’s schools technology plays a major role in education along with communication among peers. For the majority of students here at ALMS it is difficult to imagine a world not filled with modern technology and gadgets. ...

Christmas in November

Brooke Bowers, Contributor

January 17, 2019

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I absolutely love getting into the holiday spirit along with many other people. Some people like to decorate early like before Thanksgiving and others despise of it. The most common ways people get into the holiday spirit are...

All Wrapped Up In Technology

Abby Pitts, Contributor

January 17, 2019

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Today over half of students work is done using technology over a paper and pencil. Students use technology for anything from tests to playing games. I believe technology is being overused in schools. Many people say we use it when ...

4 Year Varsity Eligibility?

Macy Johnson, Contributor

January 17, 2019

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Many eighth graders play sports that are not offered at their middle school.  As a solution to this, many schools allow the eighth-grade students to move up and play on the high school junior varsity team.  This sounds like the pe...

Social Media’s Impact On Teens

Anne Hayden Hall, Contributor

January 17, 2019

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When it comes to social media, there is always some controversy. People want to share what they’re doing with the world, but has it gone too far? There are both positive and negative effects of social media, but in the end...

Learn A Language!

Austin Frantz, Contributor

January 17, 2019

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       Do you think it is important to learn a foreign language? Learning a second language is very fun and important. It looks good on resumes, it is fun to speak to other people in a different language, it increases ...

The Grading Scale

Lei Chan, Contributor

January 17, 2019

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When it comes to the grading scale, each school district’s point scale will vary. For example, Roanoke City and Roanoke County run on a 10 point scale, while Salem City Schools run on a 6 point scale. Some students, not just ...

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