It seems like most people have probably heard at least some variation of these titles before- whether it’s anxiously awaiting the results of an election or fulfilling the requirements associated with the position yourself, titles are given to people who are supposed to embody the qualities of a respectable leader, such as honesty and integrity. However, in some student-led clubs and organizations, there seems to be a definite distinction between one’s status in an organization versus one’s level of commitment.
At the State of Union address held on Tuesday, January 20, President Obama proposed several programs to be reviewed by Congress, including the ‘America’s College Promise’, which would pay for two years of tuition at a community college so long as students meet certain qualifications.
For some seniors, the financial stigma associated with paying for college can cause them to place their highly revered college/university on hold simply because they either do not have the money to pay for the necessary expenses, or are not offered enough financial aid from the university.
On Monday, December 8th, a unanimous vote conducted by the NEISD Board of Trustees officially approved a new policy that will take effect in the 2015-2016 school year. According to this policy, students who attend Bush middle school will be required to attend Reagan high school. However, a grandfather clause may grant some students the opportunity to chose which high school they would like to attend, either Reagan or Johnson.
. By completing courses online- either through Texas Tech University or the University of Texas, through night school, summer school, or an approved online university, students are able to earn credits that would otherwise be earned after completing four years of high school.
While the epidemic of Ebola continues to afflict international travelers, two skin infections - Impetigo and MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) have been positively identified at at least two NEISD high schools.
Excluding National Honor Society (NHS), there are approximately six honor societies on campus. These include National French Honor Society (NFHS), National Spanish Honor Society (NSHS), National Art Honor Society (NAHS), National Science Honor Society (NSHS), Quill and Scroll: International Honorary Society for high school Journalists, and the newly formed National English Honor Society (NEHS).
Whether it’s finding a school that most appropriately aligns with your academic needs, negating the pro’s and con’s of in state versus out of state tuition, or simply trying to figure out what you want to study, the college application process is one that many students face, but there is something that can be added to a college resume that may benefit students.
This year there are approximately 41 new teachers on campus, including a new counselor and a new administrator. Having graduated from an NEISD high school, Min is one of these new additions to staff, teaching Algebra II and AQR (Advanced Quantified Reasoning).