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The Language to Know in Today’s World

By HANEEN AHMIDA & FANNI ABONYI When the Arabic course was first introduced in 2011 it was an X block class, TA was actually  the first school to offer Arabic in the State of Maine. It wasn’t until 2013- 2014 that the language became part of the regular school day offerings. In 2014-2015 Arabic II […]

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Miracles of Sound

The Many Aspects of Learning a Musical Instrument By BRANDON LEBEL Growing up, kids begin taking interests in many different things. Some start playing sports, some get into science, and some begin making art. But at some point in just about everyone’s life, they either decided to, or were forced to, play a musical instrument. […]

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Easing the Hunger

For many of us there is a lot to be thankful for, not only doing the holiday season, but year round. In fact, many families end up throwing out much of what we buy at the grocery store because we have so much to spare. According to Natural Resources Council of Maine, “48 million Americans, […]

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Spoiled For Choice

Over the past five years, the application called “Netflix” has become more and more popular. Netflix is becoming a household name for everyone, whether you have it or not. Netflix is an app where you can stream thousands of television shows and movies for just a small monthly fee. The popularity goes beyond the numbers. […]

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Signing the Letter

It is 10 o’clock in the morning and the atrium is filled with friends and family who gather around and cheer as senior, Brandon Haul, signs his National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 baseball at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. It was at this moment Haul knew that the years of […]

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The Life of an Introvert in School

According to the 2012 article “Studies Illustrate the Plight of Introverted Students,” by Sarah Sparks published in Education Week that while as many as 1/2 of the population are introverts, this group may be at an educational disadvantage in traditional classrooms. Teachers seem to view quieter students as less intelligent than those who readily speak […]

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Do You Have A Favorite Word?

Everyone has a favorite word. Whether it might be something that causes people to giggle or crinkle their nose in puzzlement, everyone’s got one. Although sometimes most people find it hard to come up with one single word, it’s usually something that either has a strong flowing meaning or is just down right silly. We […]

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Selfies of TA

Selfies are a worldwide phenomenon that have taken the world by storm over the last few years. These simple pictures of people taking a photo of themselves have flooded all forms of social media and have connected people from all across the world. In fact, over one-million are taken globally each day, and it’s estimated […]

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