Student Council replaces SGA

Joy Trusclair, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

Student Council replaced the Student Government Association (SGA).At the start of this school year. Student Council is very different from the old SGA. In the past, the Student Government Association was much larger, with...

To stand or not to stand: that is the question

Dalilah Hampton, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

Standing for the Pledge of Allegiance seems like a common act for most students. The Pledge is ritual for Americans, and many issues regarding high school students, have arisen due to the new movement of sitting for the Pledge. A...

Pop-up shop organized to provide for affected families

Gabbi Arcement, Staff Writer

September 17, 2016

In the midst of the disaster caused by the Great Flood of 2016, Baton Rouge High faculty, staff, and student body organized a “Pop Up Store” to benefit families of Baton Rouge High victimized by the flood. The store, organized by Jennif...

Faculty helps Moore relocate, furnish apartment

Jasmine Mungai, Features Editor

September 17, 2016

In August, more than 100,000 south Louisiana residents never saw the disaster that was heading their way. Among that number, many schools and their faculty members were affected, including assistant principal Luis Moore. On...

BRHS community provides support, work, money to flood victims

Jack Dean, News Editor

September 17, 2016

Faculty, staff, and students provided immense amounts of manpower and generous donations of everything from clothing to school supplies for people in the Baton Rouge High family who have been affected by this historic flood. An...

“Fame” points to show biz success

Samhita Rao, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

The musical “Fame” tells the story of high school students trying to make it big in the world of theater, music, and dance. Crowds filled the BRHS auditorium to watch the main-stage production of “Fame” on February 18-20. Carmen...

BRHS alum presents golden football

Jazmyne Smith, Staff Writer 15-16

April 8, 2016

Jimmy Taylor was a star fullback for BRHS, LSU, and the Green Bay Packers. Taylor and the Packers went on to win the first Super Bowl in history in 1967. On January 7, the NFL presented BRHS and Taylor with a golden football...

Lunch lady sings praises

Stephanie Saucier, Staff Writer 15-16

April 8, 2016

Most Baton Rouge High students have, at one point or another, spoken to Alisa Hughes, one of the kind-faced ladies who work in the school cafeteria. She is the woman in the line on the left side of the cafeteria who scans stu...

Former BRHS student, family held hostage in home invasion

Mohannad Saymeh, Staff Writer 15-16

April 8, 2016

Lana Akasha attended BRHS from 2012-2015 and is the daughter of businesswoman Rania Ahmed who owns the famous Akasha Market in LSU’s Tigerland neighborhood. Akasha woke up to the sight of two robbers holding her family hostage...