JROTC students worry about deployment overseas

Kyrin Lewis, Campus Currents

November 13, 2017

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There are some students who have the qualities to be good leaders. Others go the extra mile and join their school’s JROTC program, where they learn self-discipline and teamwork while also working to become good leaders. JROTC...

Senior recounts living with a soldier

Alex Slataper, Campus Currents

November 13, 2017

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As Veterans Day passes, we are reminded of the sacrifices that have been made by members of the United States Armed Forces in their attempts to keep the people of this country safe. Many students at BRHS have relations to men...

Differing cultures share similar Thanksgiving traditions

Dalilah Hampton, Campus Currents

November 13, 2017

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Thanksgiving has been celebrated differently among differnces races since its origin, but coming into a new millennium, most of these differences are being lost, and new similar, traditions are being conjured up. Many people...

Consumerism overshadows the holiday season

Fredlicia Phillips, Campus Currents

November 13, 2017

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Holidays are a time for family bonding and traditions. However, in this day of consumerism that is alive and manifesting in the 21st century, holidays based on catching the best sales on a flat screen television are on the rise. Two...

Girls volleyball team celebrates senior night

Olivia Williams, Campus Currents

November 13, 2017

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On October 24 seniors Chelsea Thompson, Reagan Rozas, Tayler Strickland, Shelby Carlin, Morgan Franklin, Amanda Hilliard, Zahria Sims, and Emma Mukuri-Maka of the Lady Bulldogs Varsity Volleyball team had their senior night in...

Sports teams build off-court relationships

Stephanie Howard, Campus Currents

November 13, 2017

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On the court, the Lady Bulldogs are aggressive athletic powerhouses, but off the court they are soft-hearted teenage girls who treat each other and Dana Kohn, volleyball coach like family. Outside of practice and games, the...

Historic pep rally celebrates state playoffs

Stephanie Howard, Campus Currents

November 13, 2017

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BRHS held a historic pep rally for the volleyball and swim teams, both of whom advanced to the state playoffs. There has not been a pep rally at BRHS since 1974, the last year there was a football team. The November 9 rally...

Open House entices students

Darla Shaler, Campus Currents

November 13, 2017

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Baton Rouge High’s open house took place on October 26. BRHS welcomed over 1500 prospective parents and students. Prospective students and parents gathered in the auditorium for an assembly. In the assembly, speeches were given...

Trump administration ends DACA, causing worry for local dreamers

Kaitlyn McCaskill, Campus Currents

October 13, 2017

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The Trump administration announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on September 5. DACA is a relief program created in 2012 under the Obama administration that allowed children who were brought to America...

Freshmen class officers crowned after weeks of campaigning and a long election process

Fredlicia Phillips, Campus Currents

October 13, 2017

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The age of consent in Louisiana is currently 17 in Louisiana. That is the age where a person can consent to have sex with anyone of any age. Many argue to lower it for having more freedoms as well and as well as other reasons....

Lee High Patriots and BRHS Bulldogs temporarily switch schools to take unique class

Gabbi Arcement, Campus Currents

October 13, 2017

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Since the 2014-2015 school year, Baton Rouge High students have been bused to Lee High to participate in the ROTC program. This year, Baton Rouge High is returning the favor. Lee High students are now taking some of the classes...

Body positivity Instagram account boosts students’ confidence

Traenishia Harry, Campus Currents

October 13, 2017

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“I got tired of people at school being negative and talking about other people’s appearances,” junior Stephanie Howard said. That was Howard’s reason for starting a Body Positive movement. Howard’s main focus for...

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