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The Voice of W.J. Keenan High School

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April 2013

Lady Raiders win 2A State Championship

By Richard Lawhorn, Sports Writer

On March 9 another moment in Keenan sports history was made. The Lady Raiders basketball team brought home the 2A State Championship. This victory is big because the boys’ basketball team didn’t make it, but the girls finished the deal. This is the girls’ first championship since 2008.

“This most definitely is a moment I will not forget,” Coach Reggie McLain said. Continue reading “Lady Raiders win 2A State Championship”

New Teacher Spotlight—Ms. Erin McGee: Keenan welcomes first-year teacher to Raider Family

By Shacori’ya Eaves, Features Reporter

Ms. Erin McGee, social studies teacher, attended the University of South Carolina and is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  She is enjoying her first year at Keenan.

“I became a teacher because of my experiences helping my mother in the classroom and coaching.  I enjoy working with high school students, especially when they voice their opinions.  It is always entertaining getting into debates about contemporary issues or discussing Continue reading “New Teacher Spotlight—Ms. Erin McGee: Keenan welcomes first-year teacher to Raider Family”

Student Intern Spotlight – Mr. Robert Link infuses students’ brains with knowledge

By Joshua Glenn, News Writer

Mr. Robert Link, a teaching intern, has joined the ranks at Keenan. He attends USC and works under Mr. KaReem Beckett, science teacher. While Link’s main focus is physics; he is interested in Project Lead the Way (PLTW) and Project REAL as a whole.

“I went to school and got a civil engineering degree at the University of Pittsburgh, and I realized as the program got more specialized…what I really loved was the science behind it, so I went Continue reading “Student Intern Spotlight – Mr. Robert Link infuses students’ brains with knowledge”

The scariest moment you’ve ever had: Mr. Christopher Curtis

By Ayanna Suber, News Writer

Mr. Christopher Curtis, English teacher, was 16 years old when he experienced the scariest moment of his life. Curtis was on his way home from swimming practice when he had a flat tire.

“For some reason I didn’t have my jack with me, and back then I didn’t have a cell phone,” Curtis said. Continue reading “The scariest moment you’ve ever had: Mr. Christopher Curtis”

New Staff Member Spotlight–Bruce Sweeting: Sweeting enjoys his new experience as instructional assistant

By Khadijah Lesane, Features Writer

This year has been full of new things for Mr. Bruce Sweeting. This is his first time working in the special education field. Sweeting enjoys being an instructional assistant at Keenan.

“He’s a cool person,” Junior Demeisha Gilmore Student said

Sweeting is originally from Estill, South Carolina, and he attended Benedict College. Sweeting Continue reading “New Staff Member Spotlight–Bruce Sweeting: Sweeting enjoys his new experience as instructional assistant”

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