The Sword and Shield

The Voice of W.J. Keenan High School



The real deal on why we wear hoods

By Victoria Chandler, Features Writer

Everyone knows wearing a hood inside the building is against the rule in school.  Some people are a little more relaxed about this rule. Even though it’s against the rules, we still have people with their hoods on. Are the kids just being disrespectful, or is there a real reason they wish to wear their hoods?

Continue reading “The real deal on why we wear hoods”

Keenan students walk the runway

By Iyona Hagler, News Writer

On Sunday January 22 Keenan held a scholarship pageant. The judges crowned a Miss Sophomore, Miss Junior, Mr. Keenan and Miss Keenan.

“I feel good and proud I can lead my class in a positive way,” Junior Alexxis Mitchell, Miss. Junior, said.

The pageant was organized into four categories for underclassmen: formal wear, business, Continue reading “Keenan students walk the runway”

Golden kicks on my feet

By David Brown, Features Writer

The first Foamposite one that was ever released was the royal blue foams with the icy bottom, released in 1997.

Eighteen years later the golden Foamposites are released. They were a much hyped release, and many people wanted to get them.

“I love the golden Foamposites and how the icy bottom is a darker tint,” Sophomore Henry Continue reading “Golden kicks on my feet”

The buzz on the Double Nickels

By David Brown, Features Writer

The Jordan 10 Double Nickels were released on March 28, 2015. The shoes’ color way is White/Black–True Red; the shoes are also remastered, for the retail price of $190.

The Jordan 10s are an amazing shoe in the Jordan Collection. Personally I am a fan of the 10’s, but it’s not my favorite Air Jordan Retro.

“The shoes are a very fresh pair of sneakers, but you would want to have a nice outfit to wear Continue reading “The buzz on the Double Nickels”

Sneaker news kicks off

By David Brown, Features Writer  

Shoes are everything to me because when I was younger I really liked this one pair of Jordan Retro 11’s. They were called Cool Grey 11’s, all grey upper, grey patent leather, white midsole and finished with icy bottom.

I talked to two of my uncles. I asked Mr. Stacy Davis which kicks he likes better, Jordan’s or Nike’s. Continue reading “Sneaker news kicks off”

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