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Depression

April 11, 2018 6:01pm | Lateefah Fatunbi

Depression can affect your ability to function at work, school, or home and can reduce your motivation to engage in social and recreational activities. Common symptoms of depression include: Feeling sad, empty, hopeless, helpless, worthless, guilty, or generally pessimistic. Feeling more irritable than normal. Not […]

What is happening in food and nutrition?

March 28, 2018 10:01pm | Dayja Young

This week, Tuesday and Wednesday the 27th and 28th Ms.Carter’s Food and Nutrition class made spaghetti pizza. The students enjoy lab day in Ms. Carter’s class. In order to cook you must complete your lab plan the class prior to cooking and arrive on time […]

How Can We Make Flowers A Better Place?

March 28, 2018 6:39pm | Lateefah Fatunbi

Making Flowers a better place lies in the hands of our community. I’m talking about parents, pastors, teachers, students, janitors, security, administration —everyone. If everyone understands where the other person is coming from, then we can all work together to help each other out and […]

Shrimp & Broccoli Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

March 28, 2018 5:58pm | Anaya Porter

Ingredients  3 tbsp. butter 2 cloves garlic, minced Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/4 cup dry white wine 1 lb cooked fettuccine noodles 1 lb of peeled shrimp Dash of parsley 12 to 15 broccoli florets Alfredo Sauce 5 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup grated Parmesan […]

Spaghetti Pizza recipe

March 28, 2018 5:47pm | Dayja Young

Are you tired of your mom and dad making spaghetti every Sunday night? If so, here’s a recipe from Ms.Carter! Enjoy

Teen Drug Use

March 14, 2018 6:20pm | Brittney Angu, Praise Oladoyin

According to https://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/facts-and-stats/national-and-state-data-sheets/adolescents-and-substance-abuse/maryland/index.html, Maryland’s percentage of teen drug users is 49%. That’s basically half of the teens in Maryland. The most common drug used by teens in Maryland is Marijuana. Many teens feel that illegal drugs are okay. Teens sometimes experiment with drugs. Adolescents are often motivated […]

Teen Pregnancies

March 14, 2018 6:08pm | Brittney Angu

Teen Pregnancies in Maryland In Maryland, according to https://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/facts-and-stats/national-and-state-data-sheets/adolescent-reproductive-health/maryland/index.html, the pregnancy rate of female teens ages 15-19 is 17/1000. Were these accidents? Were these pregnancies wanted? Teen pregnancies interrupt education, causes stress and family issues. Teen pregnancy also increase the possible chance of premature birth, […]

What is Depression?

March 13, 2018 5:08pm | Camron Thompson

Depression is when someone has feelings of severe despondency and dejection. It is one of the most common mental illnesses. According to Ann Pietrangelo, 350 million people suffer from depression around the world. Causes of depression may be: Low self-esteem Anxiety disorder, borderline personality disorder, post-traumatic […]

Pregnancy on a Rise

March 8, 2018 6:21pm | MaKia Mcmillan

Teen pregnancy also known as adolescent pregnancy is at an increasing rate in today’s society. For ages 15 and under, when you have sex for the first time your pregnancy risk starts at 46%. For ages above 15, the risk declines to 25%.  At an […]

FDA On Next Year’s Flu Problem

March 1, 2018 6:09pm | Taariq pritchard

“We’re already partnering with other public health agencies to conduct essential work,” Gottlieb said in a statement released Monday-commissioner by Scott Gotlieb  The FDA, along with U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will study millions of flu cases from this year. The FDA said […]