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Confederate Symbol in the Mississippi State Flag

Confederate Symbol in the Mississippi State Flag

Sara Hearing, SMA Life Writer

November 27, 2017


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The Confederate flag has been a symbol of hate and oppression since the Civil War era. Not only was it a large symbol during the Civil War, but it had a huge resurgence in the 40s and 50s to protest the Civil Rights Movement. Many states have removed this symbol from their government buildings and flags....

Staying On Top of Work at SMA

Staying On Top of Work at SMA

Sujala Chittor, Payton Wilson, SMA Life Department Writers

November 3, 2017


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Spend too much time overwhelmed by school? Try out some helpful tips and tricks from your fellow SMA students

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Mrs. DeVille? Where is Ms. Timoney?!

Mrs. DeVille? Where is Ms. Timoney?!

Sara Hearing, SMA Life Department Writer

October 19, 2017


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Coming back to school after summer break, I had a lot of questions for the new Mrs. DeVille. Ms. Timoney has been known as a CMS leader, a retreat coordinator, T-Money, and more. I wanted to know if Mrs. DeVille would be as great as Ms. Timoney was. Spoiler alert: she is still great, maybe even better...

SMA’s All-Female Science Department

Paige Dayton, Student Life Department Writer

September 12, 2017


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Have you ever noticed that SMA has an all female science department? Out of five other local Catholic High Schools only 37.5% of their science departments are staffed with female teachers. The gender balance among science educators is improving but other schools still have a long way to go. It must be...

SMA Senior Style

SMA Senior Style

Helen Meigs, Department Lead of PDX Life

January 25, 2017


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Descriptions of the personal style of SMA seniors.

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Be open, listen, be patient

Be open, listen, be patient

Katie Woodhouse, SMA Life Department Lead

January 25, 2017


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Jessie Radcliffe's disability sets her apart, but she doesn't let it hold her back—instead, she celebrates it.

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The New Year as Music

The New Year as Music

Catherine Ulrich, SMA Life, Podcast

January 18, 2017


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Listen through this playlist to put your mind in the right spot to accomplish anything you want in the New Year! Make 2017 count!

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SMA Ice Cream Social

SMA Ice Cream Social

Jordan Johnson, PDX Life Staff Writer

January 18, 2017


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Here's an inside scoop on the potential class of 2021's thoughts about SMA.

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First Semester at St. Mary’s Academy

First Semester at St. Mary’s Academy

Emily Larson, PDX Life Staff Writer

January 16, 2017


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I'm currently a freshman at St. Mary's Academy and I've gathered a few thoughts on what it's like. In 8th grade my parents told me I was going to SMA. I was sad to leave all my friends and to move from where I grew up. St. Mary's had a series of events throughout the year to help us meet other people,...

Ending Trashy Consumerism

Ending Trashy Consumerism

Sofía Britten, SMA Life Writer

January 12, 2017


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The average American throws away 65 lbs of clothing a year, how are Gabby Paisner, Skylar Deitch, and Sam Leahy contributing to this average?

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