Archive for September, 2009

Letter from the editor

Posted on 24. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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“We are a 100 percent student-run publication”
As a new school year commences, inevitably another wonderful year for Arlingtonian has already begun.
This year will mark a new beginning for Arlingtonian, with an almost entirely new staff to maintain the publications high standards. While most students enjoy their last few summer days in August, staff members of [...]

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Chasing the Dream

Chasing the Dream

Posted on 10. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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“There is absolutely nothing like hearing over 1000 people singing along to the song you wrote,” Lindsay said. “It’s really cool to feel that hard work and dedication pay off.”

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Kickin’ It Live Sept. 9, 2009

Kickin’ It Live Sept. 9, 2009

Posted on 09. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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Watch the Kickin’ it Live crew in the staff’s inaugural episode of the school year

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Golden Opportunities

Golden Opportunities

Posted on 05. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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As week one approaches, UA looks forward to playing in The ’Shoe against defending national champs, St. Thomas Aquinas
by Bo Fisher, ’11 & Parijat Jha, ’11

On a hot, summer afternoon, instead of lying around by the pool, a team of exhausted football players are practicing with the thought of playing in The Horseshoe for the Kirk [...]

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Science labs undergo renovation

Science labs undergo renovation

Posted on 05. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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by Marisa Patwa, ‘12
When students enter rooms 231 and 236 for their science class, they might be surprised to see a different view. These two rooms have been gutted and renovated to better meet the needs of students in science labs.
What was once two make-shift science classrooms with regular tables and chairs has been renovated [...]

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Tweets and Texts

Tweets and Texts

Posted on 05. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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Technology’s presence increases in teens’ lives
By Marisa Patwa, ‘12, and Lina Al-Khatib, ‘10
Senior Beth Roys is the star of her own sci-fi film gone wrong in which technology seems to be taking over the world. She wakes up to the tune of her alarm clock followed by another on her cell phone. Roys immediately checks [...]

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Bears in Action

Bears in Action

Posted on 05. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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As the school year begins, athletes prepare for fall sports seasons despite sweltering August heat

Q: What is you favorite thing about field hockey?
Dappen: The team, because we have a lot of returning girls and most of the girls have been playing together since middle school so we’re all [...]

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UAHS Travel: Summer 2009

UAHS Travel: Summer 2009

Posted on 05. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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As summer comes to an end, most students recall spending their time relaxing without the pressures of school. However, for these four students, spending the summer in Upper Arlington was out of the question. Their unique experiences reflect the diverse interests of the student body.
By Alison Gilbert, ‘11 and Hannah Jochem, ‘10

Junior Charlie Coons completes [...]

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All departments have a lot to offer

All departments have a lot to offer

Posted on 05. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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Other programs have in the past provided academic experience of equal, or for some students greater value. In fact, it is the diversity of available academic pursuits that make this high school such a great institution, and we’d be foolish to forget that.

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Homeroom changes bring mixed feelings

Homeroom changes bring mixed feelings

Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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by Lina Al-Khatib, ‘10
Homeroom has been moved from Fridays to Wednesdays this year due to teachers’ preference to have only one altered schedule a week instead of two.
With office hours introduced last year on Wednesday mornings, it created a second altered schedule for the week, with the orginial altered schedule being the homeroom schedule on [...]

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IB for kids

IB for kids

Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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New curriculum is in the works for sixth-through-10th grade students
by Noah Grumman, ‘12
The words International Baccalaureate usually conjure thoughts of diplomas, advanced classes and tests. Soon, something else may be added to this list: middle school.
In the past, only juniors and seniors could enroll in the IB Diploma Programme. However, now an IB Middle Years [...]

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Losing teeth, gaining wisdom

Losing teeth, gaining wisdom

Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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Evan Smith, ‘11

As the nurse stepped forward, holding out the long sinister needle, my palms began to sweat.
Already my arms were strapped down to my sides, strange pads were stuck to my chest and an evil-looking gas mask was pressed around my mouth.  The nurse bent over my shoulder, held the icy needle out in [...]

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Flat Screen Features

Flat Screen Features

Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by admin.

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Upcoming fall television shows provide promising story lines

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