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  • Teachers offer advice to 2016 graduates

    Teachers offer advice to 2016 graduates

    Klaire Haney, Senior Reporter

    June 7, 2016

    With graduation right around the corner, teachers were asked to give their best advice for SHS seniors. These are simple words of advice and wisdom for seniors as they begin a new chapter in their life.

  • Dear Freshman

    Dear Freshman

    Faith Sterna, Reporter

    June 2, 2016

    Dear Freshman,   We were all once in your shoes, but here I am, four years later, writing to you ( you're lucky). Here are some lessons you're probably going to learn in high school that as seniors, we think are important for you to learn. It's ok, you most likely won't listen to the advice anyw... READ MORE »»

    Take it from someone who knows just as much as you.

    Faith Sterna

  • Environmental Student Study Science Up Close

    Environmental Student Study Science Up Close

    Anna Balgoyen, Reporter

    May 16, 2016

    At the beginning of this school year, the Chesapeake Bay Trust and Dominion Power awarded two grants totalling a little less than $8,000 to Mrs. Meredith Lohr, a science teacher at Spotsylvania High School. The purpose of the grants was to help the students in Ms. Lohr’s classes focus on STEAM - scienc... READ MORE »»

    SHS students helped control beach-front erosion at Lake Anna State Park.

    Ms. Meredith Lohr

  • How to Make Tostones

    How to Make Tostones

    Emily Martinez, Reporter

    May 15, 2016

    With Hispanic Heritage Month a few months away and Cinco de Mayo just passing, it is the perfect opportunity to get in touch with your hispanic background or to learn more about the culture. Tacos, burritos, enchiladas, fajitas, and quesadillas are well-known by americans, but many don’t realize that L... READ MORE »»

    Salted Tostones after they’ve finished their second round of frying.

    Screenshot from

Knight Life

Knights Out Loud: May 12, 2016

Condissa Evans, Reporter

The Knights of Spotsylvania High School answered the question "Would you rather have year-round school or leave it like it is now?"

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  Seniors with debts need to be paid off before the graduation practice on Thursday, June 9. Mr. Patterson will be in commons A for you to check your debts Thursd...  Read More »

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Doing sports can boost confidence and self-esteem. It can also help you make new friends. Being apart of a team is an amazing experience that could teach you lessons and help...  Read More »

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How to make Tostones

Emily Martinez, Reporter

With Hispanic Heritage Month a few months away and Cinco de Mayo just passing, it is the perfect opportunity to get in touch with your Hispanic background or to learn more abo...  Read More »

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Why Eating A Plant Based Diet Isn’t As Crazy As It Seems

Faith Sterna, Reporter

  I used to love eating steak and chicken and I always used to say I could never be vegetarian. Well, here I am, writing an article on why you should eat a plant based di...  Read More »

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