On Thursday, Jan. 19, ten Athens High School photographers, along with ten from Federal Hocking High School, displayed their artwork at an exhibit at the Kennedy Museum of Art. The exhibit will run though Apr. 8. The ten AHS photographers include Ashley Braglin, Callie Blazier, Justine Harding, Katelyn Vancouver, Ericka M. Giertz, Pawel R. Parkinson, Dominique Dosek, Jenni Huber, Emilie Naccarato and Amanda Denhart.
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On Monday, Jan. 23, 28 students gathered in the Athens High School auditorium to celebrate the power of poetry through recitation. Senior Katie Wight, junior Kevin Hwang and senior Ruth Riesbeck laugh as they showcase the prizes they won from the second annual Poetry Out Loud Competition. The three placed second, first and third, respectively.
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By Nicolas Dahbar Matrix Staff Writer Issue XXXVIII: Issue 4: Page 4 As many people might know, this year, art teacher Martie Rector says goodbye after teaching for 35 years. “I’m excited to move on to my next career,” Rector…
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Last month, Athens City School District Carl Martin sent an email to School District teachers and community members informing them that he would be proposing shutting down Chauncey Elementary School to alleviate budget cuts at the next school board meeting.…
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The 2012 Republican primary race has been a roller-coaster for many. From last summer’s Iowa straw poll predicting a Michele Bachmann win to Rick Santorum’s recent state caucus victories, the party’s voters, and consequently their candidates, have constantly changed their tune.
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From Jan. 3 to Jan. 16 a salad of dark, leafy greens was offered to Athens High School Students. The salad was an experiment; the School Board wanted to know if students would actually buy healthy lunches. To my dismay, the “experiment” failed due to lack of support. Athens High students are offered tater tots, nachos, pizza, hamburgers, chicken sandwiches and iceberg lettuce salads daily for lunch. If that doesn’t raise eyebrows, I don’t know what will.
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I just had a scary thought. What if they canceled the Internet? I know, I know. It’s the Internet. That would be ridiculous. Everything would sort of just fall apart. It happens to all of us sometimes. The Internet just stops working, and we have to go without it for a few hours. What if it were to happen permanently though? No more Internet. Ever.
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Matrix Photo Editor Issue XXXVIII: Issue 4: Page 3 It has become obvious that we rely too much on technology. We allow Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites to run our lives. I am a victim to this social…
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Matrix Staff Writer Volume XXXVIII: Issue 4: Page 3 When your father works for a home phone company and your sister a bookstore, asking for a Kindle Fire for Christmas becomes controversial. Many, such as my family, choose to avoid…
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Republicans cannot seem to make up their minds. Santorum is overly naive and simplistic. Paul is too radical on his views on government. Romney… well they are just not too into him. Gingrich was a grouch, Huntsman is out and Bachmann and Cain were crazy. But don’t worry, conservatives, Matrix settled for you.