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GSA feels ups and downs of politics

Story: Anissa Kroll and Jackie Palmer

April 20, 2017

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The Gay Straight Alliance has been a functioning club for about four years. In about 2013, now graduate George Davison was the president and the club thrived. But recent events has led to numbers dropping off. Anywhere from 15...

Testing days add stress after break

Story: Caitlin Gallegos, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

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With the dreaded SAT swiftly approaching, juniors scramble to make last minute preparations. This is the exam that could make or break a student’s future, so it adds an immense amount of stress on these students. School staff...

Haslett shooting threat leads to absences

Story: Spencer Hart and Tobi Harter

April 20, 2017

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A shooting threat was made towards Haslett High School on March 2. The high school staff, along with parents and the Meridian Township Police department, were immediately notified. Notiification came in an email sent out by Superintendent...

Haslett starts Ultimate Frisbee club

Story: Sana Imran, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

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Those of you who have been waiting for an ultimate Frisbee club or team, the wait is finally over. Sophomore Elise Manuel has came up with an Ultimate Frisbee being a club, with Haslett Middle School teacher Ben Pineda be...

Apartment fire changes Haslett student’s life

Story: Jackie Palmer, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

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Fire trucks and police cruisers blocked traffic Nov. 4 around 5 p.m. on the 5900 block of Marsh road. Junior Sarah Alabdali and her family had lived in the apartments for about three years. Alabdali was in her room taking a nap...

College visits come to close with SCAD

Story: Felicity Frobom, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

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  This year’s college visits ended with the Savannah College of Art and Design coming to Haslett High on Nov. 16. Located in Savannah, Ga., SCAD offers classes in animation, design, illustration, fashion design, and other ...

Links program featured in Start program publicity

Story: Leah Winston, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

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The Links Program at Haslett High School is a program students join to help other students with disabilities in their classes. A student is paired up with a Link  who helps him or her with whatever the student needs during class....

Coat drive will help keep those in need warm

Story: Anissa Kroll, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

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Wondering what happened to those old coats and gloves that you gave the Haslett High NHS Fall Drive two weeks ago?  Wonder no more because here's the answer. Recently the National Honors Society held its annual Fall Drive ...

New term means new start

Story: Hannah Clark, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

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The new term for Haslett High students started Oct. 31. For the students, this means that term one grades were set as of Nov. 2 when the first term officially closed Term two starts over with a blank slate. Each term will...

Meridian Mall stays closed on Thanksgiving

Story: Kalli Kerr, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

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A day many shoppers look forward to is the day after Thanksgiving: Black Friday. But this year, Meridian Mall decided to not be open the day of Thanksgiving. Black Friday shoppers will not be able to start shopping early. Ac...

Trump wins HHS mock election

Story: Anissa Kroll, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

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The national presidential election took place on Nov. 8 and Haslett High School held an election of its own - a mock election. The AP Government class ran the mock election for the presidential election as a way for students ...

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