Ascension Goes Abroad

Ascension Goes Abroad

August 29, 2014 • Harrison John, Staff Writer  
Filed under Features, Top Stories

This summer, Ascensions students, teachers, and parents dusted off their passports and travelled to Germany, Switzerland, and Paris. The trip would start in Munich Germany where we would spend several days exploring the different culture. The first day we arrived was rough; everyone had not been able... Read more »

Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

August 28, 2014 • Jake Harper  
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Set a few years after Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes takes place in a post-apocalyptic world devastated by the Simian Flu. Nearly all of humanity was wiped out by this new strain of flu. Mutual distrust eventually leads to fighting between the humans and the apes. This... Read more »

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

August 28, 2014 • Hannah Robideaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under News, Top Stories

This summer, Ascension started renovations to the SMP campus that included everything from adding science labs to doubling the size of the art studio. Most of these changes have been in an effort to accommodate the growing amount of students, and as a result our staff is growing as well. Though the halls... Read more »

Big Sis-Lil Sis Program Helps Cheerleaders Bond Before Season Begins

Big Sis-Lil Sis Program Helps Cheerleaders Bond Before Season Begins

August 26, 2014 • Lauren Quibodeaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

School spirt is a big part of high school. Cheerleaders help promote it throughout the year, whether they are making locker tags for all of the sports or cheering at football games. A big event that cheerleaders do is Big Sis-Lil Sis.  All of the older girls get a younger girl to mentor throughout the... Read more »

Violence Continuing in Ferguson

Violence Continuing in Ferguson

August 26, 2014  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

The constant state of unrest in Ferguson, MO has been closely watched by the rest of the country. This case, which is strikingly similar to that of the Trayvon Martin incident, is yet another sign of a civil rights injustice that resulted in the tragic death of an unarmed, black teenager. With protests... Read more »

Alan Williams on the Importance of Teammates

Alan Williams on the Importance of Teammates

August 25, 2014 • Victoria Barczyk, Co-Editor in Chief  
Filed under News, Top Stories

Guest speakers are nothing new to students here at Ascension. Last week, AES students were blessed enough to have guest speaker Alan Williams come to the SMP Campus to speak about the importance of teammates, athletics, and everyday perseverance. Alan Williams is the author of the renowned non-fiction... Read more »

Are You Gentle, Generous, Truthful, Kind or Brave?

Are You Gentle, Generous, Truthful, Kind or Brave?

August 25, 2014 • Veronica Droulia, Co-Editor in Chief  
Filed under News, Top Stories

As August is coming to an end, it is about time for the Acts of Random Kindness Club to elect an August “Student of the Month”, and with so many new incoming students, some of you have probably never heard of A.R.K. What is A.R.K.? A.R.K. is an abbreviation for Acts of Random Kindness, and this club... Read more »

Waiting in July Issue 1: page 35

Waiting in July Issue 1: page 35

March 28, 2014 • Shelbie Andrus, Staff Artist  
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Waiting in July is a graphic series that tells the tale of a young cat and dog that meet in a pound.  Read More →

My Battle with Senioritis

My Battle with Senioritis

March 27, 2014 • Seema Morad, Staff  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

I have to admit, senior year was both everything and nothing like how I imagined it would be. I expected the Senioritis. I was prepared to push through the ever-present urge to procrastinate and be lazy, but it hits you so much harder than that. Senioritis is not contracted from having a bad night of... Read more »

Girls, Get To Askin’!

Girls, Get To Askin'!

March 25, 2014 • Anne Landry, Staff Writer  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

The Sadie Hawkins Dance is this Friday from 8-10:30. The dance was named after the Li’l Abner comic strip character Sadie Hawkins. In the comic strip, Sadie Hawkins Day was on a day in November when unmarried women of Dogpatch got to chase bachelors and be “married up” with the ones... Read more »

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