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October 2013

Raiders spike to win

By Rodrick Jones and Quinton Stroman, Sports Writers

Keenan volleyball is rolling right now. The team is a young one this year with only two Seniors. The team’s record before going into a three-game stretch was 4-3.

“It feels good that we’re doing well as a team. It’s also nice to see that we’re able to execute what we practice on the court,” Senior Jasmine Haggins said.

Going into those three games, the team seemed prepared. That preparation showed this past Continue reading “Raiders spike to win”

Lady Raider tennis defeated

By Jasmine Mack, Sports Writer

The Lady Raider Tennis Team suffered a close loss of 4-3 against Columbia High School.  The game was held at 5:00 on October 3 at home.

“We lost, we feel sad, and we could have done better” Senior Lakayla Simpson, tennis player, said.

Even though many of the players were sad or upset, they didn’t let this loss break their spirits. Continue reading “Lady Raider tennis defeated”

Harmon, Wright win Homecoming King and Queen

Seniors Qiyuana Wright (left) and Samuel Harmon (right) were elated after being crowned Homecoming Queen and King. The two students couldn’t contain their excitement after being crowned. Photo courtesy Greg Young, Lifetouch Photography.
Seniors Qiyuana Wright (left) and Samuel Harmon (right) were elated after being crowned Homecoming Queen and King. The two students couldn’t contain their excitement after being crowned. Photo courtesy Greg Young, Lifetouch Photography.

By Diamond Jones, News Writer

October 4 was an important night for Seniors Samuel Harmon and Qiyuana Wright, who won Homecoming King and Queen.

Over 1,200 people gathered at Bolden Stadium to view the Keenan High vs. North Central football game.

Spectators were also there to learn who would be crowned 2013 Homecoming King and Continue reading “Harmon, Wright win Homecoming King and Queen”

Policy or people: Does it matter how students present themselves at school?

By Breonia Lee, News Editor

According to Keenan’s mission statement “The mission of W. J. Keenan High School is to provide an environment conductive to learning, which will enable each student to become a productive and self-reliant citizen in a global society, through diverse and challenging academic experiences in cooperation with the family and community.”

When working towards this goal, there are different factors that can help achieve it. Simply Continue reading “Policy or people: Does it matter how students present themselves at school?”

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