Search

The Sword and Shield

The Voice of W.J. Keenan High School

Category

News

Keenan’s JROTC becomes the best in the district

Story and Photos by Kai’Shaun Dunn-Handy, Features Writer


The Superintendent’s Award graces the JROTC trophy case.

Just recently Keenan’s JROTC won the Superintendent’s Award. Cadets worked hard and prepared a long time to get this award.

The last time JROTC received this award was in 2000, so it took cadets 19 years to claim this award once again.

Continue reading “Keenan’s JROTC becomes the best in the district”
Advertisements

Students made the most of spring break

By Felix Samuel, News Writer

Senior students throughout the school all took different approaches for what was their last high school spring break, which was from April 15 – 19.

Spring break is a time for students to take a break from all the stress of school and just have fun. Often, students go to the beach with friends and family.

Continue reading “Students made the most of spring break”

Keenan engineering students produce podcast

By Victoria Chandler, News Writer

The Keenan engineering class has started a podcast that will have many interviews with different people around the school. This program was started by the students for the students with the assistance of their teacher.

“We felt that people should know what the engineering department is doing,” Senior Temon Williams said.

Continue reading “Keenan engineering students produce podcast”

Keenan Raiders end their drought with victory over Ridgeland-Hardeeville

By Amari Young, Sports Writer

The Keenan Boys Basketball team is led by Coach Zachary Norris. The team finished number one in the region with the record of 30-1; the Raiders ranked number three in the state of South Carolina and number 183 in the nation. The main focus was playing together as a team and defense; they think it is the key to winning the championship.

Continue reading “Keenan Raiders end their drought with victory over Ridgeland-Hardeeville”

GO, GO, ROBO-RAIDERS: Raiders build their way to Myrtle Beach

Story and photos by Kai’Shaun Dunn-Handy, News Writer

From February 27 to March 2, Keenan’s Robo-Raiders went to Myrtle Beach for the FIRST competition for Robotics. At this competition, there were schools from all over the state and some teams from out of state.

One of the teams there was Lower Richland High School.

Continue reading “GO, GO, ROBO-RAIDERS: Raiders build their way to Myrtle Beach”

Magnet Program takes trip to Alabama

By Felix Samuel, News Writer

The engineering magnet program took a trip on March 13 to Huntsville, Alabama, to visit the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

Mr. Kareem Beckett, Head of the Magnet Program, is the person who organized the trip.

“The purpose of this trip was for the students to learn leadership skills and apply those skills in class,” Beckett said.

Continue reading “Magnet Program takes trip to Alabama”

Food not being regulated in U.S

By Olivia Brand, News Writer

Due to the government shutdown the speed and safety of our food was not being regulated.

According to CNN news, “the US Food and Drug Administration resumed some food safety inspectors that had stopped since the government shutdown began on December 22. Inspect[ors] who are back on the job are doing so without any pay.”

Continue reading “Food not being regulated in U.S”

Black Lives Matter today: The people’s take

By Victoria Chandler, News Writer

Almost everyone has heard of the Black Lives Matter movement, but most of what they hear is from news stations or police. What does the everyday person think about the movement, and what are their feelings on it?

Continue reading “Black Lives Matter today: The people’s take”

Nationwide walkouts spark controversy

By MaKai Adkins, News Writer

Recently there have been multiple school shootings. During one in particular on February 14, student Nikolas Cruz walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15. He then pulled the fire alarm, and while the students were rushing out of the building, Cruz began shooting, killing 17 students and injuring 17 more. According to CNN, Cruz then began to act like he was one of the students and ran with them. Police Continue reading “Nationwide walkouts spark controversy”

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑