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Open Letter from Social Justice Students

Open Letter from Social Justice Students

May 22, 2017
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We have decided as a class to stand together as a diverse group of students who are working together on Social Justice issues, in the community at large, and in our school Community. We have also decided that it is important, as a class to express ourselves and have a voice to address the issue of t...

José Luis Sanchez-Ronquillo vs. The United States Of America: Another Chance To Delay Deportation

José Luis Sanchez-Ronquillo vs. The United States Of America: Another Chance To Delay Deportation

Kyndall Flowers
May 17, 2017
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  On Monday, May 9, Christie Linton, a Pioneer teacher, and members of By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), an affirmative action and immigrant rights group, gathered in Pioneer High School’s Little Theater. They were preparing to give a presentation on Jose Luis Sanchez-Ronquillo, a Pioneer father in danger of ...

CET Performs at Water Hill Music Festival: Photos

CET Performs at Water Hill Music Festival: Photos

Grace Jensen, Photography Editor
May 8, 2017
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On May 7 at a student's residence on Fountain Street, Ann Arbor, a group from Community Ensemble Theater performed a selection of songs from their spring musical Fiddler on the Roof. The front lawn was crowded with viewers, spilling out onto the street and the opposing sidewalk. Quinn Strassel, CET d...

Potential Art Show at the Neutral Zone

Potential Art Show at the Neutral Zone

Caitlin Mahoney, Arts editor
April 26, 2017
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On April 22 2017, the Neutral Zone opened up their annual Potential Art exhibit. Every year this gallery showcases artwork by 90 high schoolers from 13 high schools across Washtenaw county. Work displayed varies from sculptures to oil paintings to jewelry. 2017 marks the 35th year this juried exh...

On Soccer, Street Fighter, And Citizenship: Ann Arbor Father Faces Deportation

On Soccer, Street Fighter, And Citizenship: Ann Arbor Father Faces Deportation

Kyndall Flowers
April 24, 2017
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Charlie Sanchez’s  favorite Street Fighter 4 player is Ryu. When his father, Jose Luis Sanchez-Ronquillo, an immigrant from Puebla, Mexico, started winning in the duo’s favorite video game, the Bach Elementary 10-year-old learned Ryu’s Special Attacks to gain an edge on his father. Ronquillo’s...

Ann Arbor’s March for Science

Ann Arbor’s March for Science

Elena Bernier and Bella Yerkes
April 22, 2017
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Scientists, allies of scientists, teachers and those who just can’t believe what is happening in America during 2017 gathered in the Diag on Apr. 22, 2017, Earth Day, for the March for Science. Ann Arbor’s March for science was one of the many satellite marches based off Washington D.C.’s March ...

Not Your Average Librarian

Not Your Average Librarian

Paige Duff
April 17, 2017
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At a first glance, you can tell Jeri Schneider is not your typical high school librarian.   Her fuchsia-tipped hair, red reading glasses and vibrant smile stand out as soon as you see her. But there is even more to Schneider than what meets the eye. She is a woman of many interests, pursuits and pass...

2017 City-Wide Poetry Slam Finals

2017 City-Wide Poetry Slam Finals

Ella Edelstein and Mira Simonton-Chao
March 31, 2017
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Fourteen teen poets huddled together under the yellow lights and dormant disco ball hanging above the stage in Ann Arbor’s Neutral Zone on March 30. The poets—winners of preliminary rounds at high schools across the city—were competing for six spots on the Neutral Zone’s Ann Arbor Youth S...

Community High Mock Trial Team Competes in State Championships

Community High Mock Trial Team Competes in State Championships

Cammi Tirico and Paige Duff
March 28, 2017
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  Teenagers shuffled into the Veteran's Memorial Courthouse in Lansing, MI, the morning of March 25, pressing against each other to escape the drizzle outside. They were screened and carefully checked by security before accessing the building. This, however, was no field trip or juvenile ...

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