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Teacher Prepares Students for SAT

March 12, 2020

As the end of the month starts approaching the juniors of Overlea High School begin to prepare for the SAT. The SAT is a standardized test exam used by colleges and universities to make admission decisions. “It’s important...

The Mystery About PBIS

Sara Beale

June 2, 2017

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, reputation is defined as: “a widespread belief that someone or something has a particular habit or characteristic.” Reputation means a lot to most people, and it can speak v...

What are your family Christmas traditions?

Cheyenne Hubbard

May 16, 2017

Overlea High School students are going on winter break for Christmas and have decided to talk about some of their family traditions. “My family tradition on Christmas is, my family all comes together and we eat and play games,”...

Thanksgiving dinner or Christmas dinner?

Cheyenne Hubbard

May 16, 2017

Thanksgiving and Christmas is coming up and for some cultures the food is different for the holidays. This reporter decided to talk to a Caucasian student at Overlea to see what they eat. “On Thanksgiving I eat turkey, ham,...

Dia de los Muertos? What is that?

Cheyenne Hubbard

May 16, 2017

Halloween isn’t the only major October holiday, Dia de los Muertos is celebrated by Mexicans for the whole month of October. It’s a holiday centered on the dead and also a holiday Spanish teachers have thought about teaching...

Jewish Holidays

Cheyenne Hubbarrd, Culture

May 16, 2017

On October 3rd, Overlea students were off to observe the Jewish Holidays “Rosh Hashanah” and on October 12th for “Yom Kippur”. Some teachers take time to teach students about the holidays since most students do not obser...

Why Teach About Holidays?

Cheyenne Hubbard, Culture Reporter

December 7, 2016

Teachers at Overlea High School take time to make lessons about different holidays, but some students suppose teachers should not teach about the holidays. “Teachers shouldn’t have a lesson about holidays because it is...

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