A Leader’s Welcome by Semaj Collins

A Leader’s Welcome by Semaj Collins

In the last year of President Barack Obama’s second term in office, the White House has announced that President Barack Obama will give his final commencement address as Commander in Chief at the illustrious Howard University in Washington D.C.  This will be an amazing moment as the first black president will give a commencement address at a historical black university (HBCU) whose original goal was to advance the education of slaves after the civil war.

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US History at Dutchtown High School

Over the past couple weeks the amazing history department at Dutchtown High School has been going over World War II and its effects on society. We really have some great teachers in this department. Teachers such as  Mrs. Boyum who is pursuing her doctorate degree and Coach Phelps who teaches at Clayton State University have continued to put their imprint on this amazing part of Dutchtown High School.

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A different kind of new year

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The first day in the new year is a day for joy and well wishes as we move into a new year. However, in Haiti there is more than just well wishes to be jubilant about. A country that made history by being the first black country to proclaim its independence in 1804 has a lot more to be happy about than one year becoming another year. On January 1st, the great people of Haiti celebrate their independence day.

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