The Hardest Things in (High School) Life

The Hardest Things in (High School) Life

April 24, 2015 • Kenzi Doss  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

High school can be the best four years of your life, or they can be the worst four years. Some people seem to “peak” during these four years, and some choose to remain oblivious to the seemingly “normal” routine of your average high schooler. Regardless of which crowd you choose... Read more »

Atlas

Atlas

April 23, 2015 • Hannah Robideaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Friday, March 27th, a bird (later named Atlas) flew into one of the windows of the SMP music room. Some of the students from Mr. Sierrveld’s seventh period photography class (himself included) and a few others endeavored to safe this bird. They proceeded to wrap the bird in a towel, put it... Read more »

10 Things I Wish I Would’ve Known Before My Senior Year

10 Things I Wish I Would've Known Before My Senior Year

April 22, 2015 • Veronica Droulia, Co-editor in Chief  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

What’s that? Wait, what? I’m graduating in less than a month from now? Graduation. That’s a scary word. In less than 30 days from now, the senior class will all be walking across the stage to receive our diplomas, and from that very moment…released into the real world. For years,... Read more »

Is Ascension Getting TOO Big?

Is Ascension Getting TOO Big?

April 22, 2015 • Leighton Lazaro and Tyler Malbreaux, Staff Writers  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

For all you poor souls (you’ll get the joke later) clawing your way out of the concrete walled prison that is Ascension, Leighton is the fancy font, and Tyler is the boring font. It was a lovely day when my bff Tyler and I were walking through the parking lot… just kidding! It was actually... Read more »

The New Form EP Release Free Show

The New Form EP Release Free Show

March 10, 2015  
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

This weekend, students have a chance to see The New Form, a local band featuring one of our own, Matthew Breaux as the lead singer. The band is full of incredible talent with Jeb Billeaudeau on the drums, Christopher Torian playing the guitar, and Grant Gauthreaux playing the bass. The band started... Read more »

Senior Girls Suit Up for Softball

Senior Girls Suit Up for Softball

March 10, 2015 • Victoria Barczyk, Co-Editor in Chief  
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Senior Softball players Chelsea Lotief and Sara Seago were ready for basketball season to wrap up and softball season to begin. Both Chelsea and Sara have been on the softball team since the eighth grade. Chelsea Lotief is actually going to pursue a collegiate softball career at The University of Louisiana... Read more »

Student of the Month: John Hathorn

Student of the Month: John Hathorn

March 9, 2015 • Harrison John, Staff Writer  
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Junior John Hathorn was chosen as the ARK Student of the Month for December. Every month of the school year, Acts of Random Kindness Club sends an e-mail to the students and teachers asking them to nominate a student for student of the month. To nominate a student, before the end of the month a student... Read more »

Play On!

Play On!

March 5, 2015 • Hannah Robideaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Ascension’s theater department has just started rehearsing for it’s most recent show, Play On! by Rick Abbot. This production will be a three-act comedy with two intermissions, and hopefully enough talent to keep the audience captivated through all of it. The cast includes 10 students: Caroline... Read more »

Why Chapel Time Is Wasted Time

Why Chapel Time Is Wasted Time

March 3, 2015 • Kenzi Doss, Staff Writer  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

At 10:18 A.M. every school day, the Ascension Episcopal students and teachers make their way down to the gym to come together as a school body and have chapel. At 10:45 we are dismissed and, as a popular claim around school, rushed to get to our next class. I am not here to criticize the length of our... Read more »

Blondes vs. Brunettes Flag Football Game: Help Fight The Alzheimer’s Disease

Blondes vs. Brunettes Flag Football Game: Help Fight The Alzheimer's Disease

March 2, 2015 • Veronica Droulia, Co-editor in Chief  
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Saturday, March 14, 2015, the Alzheimer’s Association is hosting the Blondes vs. Brunettes flag football game at the SMP gym. The game consists of two teams of women—divided to reflect the age-old rivalry between blondes and brunettes— that will compete in a flag football game to help... Read more »

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