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  • A Royal Update

    A Royal Update

    Caroline Boda, Sentry Staff Reporter

    May 19, 2018

    With two new members being added to the British royal family in less than a month, there is surely a great deal happening inside the world’s most esteemed household. From engagements to new babies, Kensington Palace has received a large amount of press in recent months following the significant news ...

    Prince Henry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle are set to be married on Saturday, May 19 at noon local time (7 a.m. Eastern Standard Time).

    Courtesy of Hello! Magazine

  • Yorktown Student Participates in Sit-In

    Yorktown Student Participates in Sit-In

    Grant Blumberg, Sentry Staff Reporter

    May 3, 2018

    In the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS), student activism has soared to new heights in hopes of bringing gun reform to schools and creating a safer environment. Nationwide walkouts on March 16 and April 20 proved that America’s students will not stand idly by while th...

    During a demonstration on Wednesday April 18, junior Jordan Joseph and eight other young women conducted a sit-in outside of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s office in the Capitol.

    Courtesy of @_J_Joseph_

  • What Would We Do Without Wieds?

    What Would We Do Without Wieds?

    Sofie Dalton, Sentry Staff Reporter

    April 23, 2018

    Some people leave an impact on others that cannot fully be described with words. It lies in their steadfast dedication to leaving the world a better place than they found it. It can be characterized by the hard work that they put into their work each and every day. Their impact can be seen through the ...

    Teacher of the Year Chrissy Wiedemann is an English and newspaper teacher who has had a monumental effect on her students and colleagues.

    Bergen Romness

  • OK Strike; Excellent Teachers

    OK Strike; Excellent Teachers

    Grant Blumberg, Sentry Staff Reporter

    April 20, 2018

    On April 2, 2018, Oklahoma teachers left their homes in the early hours of Monday morning, just like normal. However, instead of heading to the classrooms, they took to the streets of Oklahoma City to protest the low pay they receive and the lack of funding that the Oklahoma State Senate allocates to publi...

    On April 2, Oklahoma teachers protested the low pay they receive and the lack of funding that the Oklahoma State Senate allocates to public schools.

    Courtesy of The Daily Beast

  • No Clear Path to Reform

    No Clear Path to Reform

    Garret Ferguson, Sentry Staff Reporter

    April 20, 2018

    In the aftermath of the shocking school shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS) in Parkland, Florida on February 14, the solution to the issue of gun violence in the United States has never seemed further away. In spite of teens around the country fighting for gun re...

    One of the most recent attempts by Florida politicians to protect students involve clear plastic backpacks and identification badges.

    Courtesy of CNN

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