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Q&A with alumnus Lance Corporal Matthew Mayberry

November 8, 2012

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Q: What year did you graduate/enlist? A: I graduated in 2011 from Elk Grove, and I enlisted in the Marines on December 1, 2010. Q: What influenced your decision to join? A: For college and my grandpa was a Marine. Q: What has the experience been like for ...

ROTC provides pathway to future goals

November 8, 2012

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  For students, when entering the school on Wednesday mornings they encounter a puzzling sight: a large group of students all dressed up in matching uniforms. It is a group that consists of both males and females and of both under and upper class men. The whole school knows of t...

Importance of Veterans Day

November 8, 2012

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Veterans Day means that students get another day off of school. But to most, that’s all it means. Many forget that the true purpose of that day off is to celebrate those who have fought and died for our country. Veterans...

Debate raised over whether or not American children are spoiled

September 15, 2012

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By: Julianne Micoleta  In her New Yorker piece on American children, Elizabeth Kolbert points out that “With the exception of the imperial offspring of the Ming dynasty and the dauphins of pre-Revolutionary France, contempora...

‘Living in a material world’: Possessions matter to some, not to others

September 13, 2012

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By: Marki Kaim & Katie Weber  It is common knowledge that teens live in a society where material objects are as important as family values. Materialism, a tendency to hold material objects as a high priority, is a def...

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