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Walk Up Movement

Carley Talamantes, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

The ‘Walk Up, Not Out’ movement has swept the nation for the better. The movement was sparked when a father of a 14-year old girl who was killed in the recent Florida shooting, sent out a tweet. Ryan Petty tweeted out on March 13, the day before the nationwide walk out was about to take place. Petty’s...

Walk Out Movement

Greta Hagen, Artist

April 9, 2018

We’ve seen it all over the news for the past few weeks. Walk up or walk out? If you’re not sure what those are, here’s a little summary of both. The walk out is a peaceful protest and/ or walk out of school in memory of the lives lost due to gun violence in the US, specifically the seventeen in...

Students Prepare for ACT

Students Prepare for ACT

Aliyah Verness, Feature Editor

April 9, 2018

Spring can be a stressful time for students taking the ACT for the first time. Juniors at Albert Lea High School are required to take the test each year. Many have no clue what they’re going to expect on test day, and many forget about the test until the week before. ALHS is now offering a class to...

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Sabrina Gold, Staff Editor

April 9, 2018

April is Autism Awareness month and started nearly a quarter of a century ago by The Autism Society in a nationwide effort to educate and inform people about Autism. Autism is a mental condition that is characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with people. People with Autism...

Recognizing Paraeducators

Faith Herndon, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

Para educators are significant at all levels of schools by aiding and supporting students. Through training and years of experience, paraprofessionals are strengthening in every classroom and making parents assured that their child is receiving the help he or she needs. The primary role is to offer...

Nominees Inducted on the Wall of Inspiration

Kylie Brown, Managing Editor

April 9, 2018

The Wall of Inspiration ceremony which took place on Mar. 30 marked the 14 year of honoring people who are an inspiration to others. Brian, Kathy and Laura Kuphal came up with the idea in 2004 after their son, Josh, passed away due his spina bifida. This year ten people were inducted on the wall. They...

Roar! Celebrates National Poetry Month

Roar! Celebrates National Poetry Month

Kylie Brown, Managing Editor

April 9, 2018

April is National Poetry Month. Poetry Month started in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets to encourage the reading of poems and to help teachers bring poems into the classroom. The Roar! Poetry and Storytelling club has submitted poems in honor of National Poetry Month including original works and...

Fortnite is Gaming Crazy

Fortnite is Gaming Crazy

Nayeli Preciado, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

Fortnite Battle Royale is a game that has become popular within this last month, although it was first released on July 25 2017. Fortnite has taken over students’ days lives and is what everyone has been talking about. Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game with building features. Before the action...

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

Bu Htoo, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated on March 21 for those with Down syndrome. It is a celebration and a day for worldwide awareness that started in 2012. It is celebrated on March 21 because of the twenty first chromosome trisomy, which is the cause for Down syndrome. On Dec. 19, 2011 the United Nation...

Albert Lea High School Newspaper
Issue 7