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Niki’s Guide: behave during spirit week

Niki May, Entertainment editor

October 9, 2013


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Spirit Week is just around the corner. Many students are mentally preparing outfits and purchasing clothes and decorations in their respective class colors. During spirit week adhere to administration rules or there will be repercussions not only detrimental to the individual, but also their class. ...

Niki’s Guide: eat to fuel the brain

Niki May, entertainment editor

October 1, 2013


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No car will run efficiently on the wrong kind of fuel. Human brains function the same way. Lack of nutrition is not only detrimental to the body, but the brain as well. Fueling the brain correctly can have a significant impact on brain power, focus, and efficiency. Consuming antioxidants daily will...

Niki’s Guide: set yourself up for success

Niki May, entertainment editor

September 19, 2013


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Most students participate in various activities outside and within the school. Though advantageous to students, participation in extracurriculars can add stress. Most students have experienced the stress of being late, unprepared, and looking frazzled. Though there are exceptions, this proves to be a c...

Niki’s Guide: be classy during the Herndon game

Niki May, entertainment editor

September 18, 2013


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Stay classy. Something easier said than done. Lately, the South Lakes and Herndon rivalry has escalated to a new level. This by no means gives students the right to act maliciously toward any Herndon student or faculty member. The concept of school rivalry exists to enforce the idea of healthy, friendly co...

Niki’s Guide: review and revise

Niki May, entertainment editor

September 13, 2013


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Begin writing assignments and delegate time to edit the work before turning it in. This explains why it can be difficult for freshman to get to class on time. Confusing start, right? Often, students start off their essays or writing assignment with an elaborate, vague statement that sometimes does...

Niki’s Guide: join a club

Niki May, entertainment editor

September 9, 2013


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Students completed the first week of school and made it out alive. Now comes the time for them to narrow their eyes on the school year and get focused. For those not involved in afterschool activities, now is the time to start looking. Clubs exist to give students with common hobbies or goals time...

Niki’s Guide: Form habits over the summer

Niki May, staff writer

June 24, 2013


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Summer is in full swing for students. As many people take vacations and attend parties there are those who dedicate themselves to achieving goals and making athletic or academic improvements. These students deserve applause for their efforts. Habits do not form over night. It takes time and effort...

Niki’s Guide: make money this summer

Niki May, staff writers

May 28, 2013


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Students are restless in their seats in anticipation for the end of the year. This week, seniors are graduating and will be off to college in the near future. It is important for students not only to look at their summers in an academic sense and decide what they can do to help enhance their education...

Niki’s Guide: succeed in finals and exams

Niki May, staff writers

May 16, 2013


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IB exams, SOLs, and finals are currently floating in the minds of every student. Get into full gear and prepare to power through the last month of school. The sprint at the end of the race is always difficult, but crucial to ending on the best note possible. There are many steps students can take...

Niki’s Guide: make good decisions at prom

Niki May, staff writers

May 8, 2013


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Prom time has arrived and students are beginning to make plans. Many of these nights begin with dinner, dancing, and conclude with a party. Because prom is a school event, students need to treat it accordingly. Appropriate dress and dancing should be followed, however teachers are aware that students...

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