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A good breakfast can lead to productive day

By ALLISON STRAUS URSULINE HIGH SCHOOL, 16 For as long as I can remember, my mom has kept an eye on my nutrition. She has taught me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it gives you the energy you need to focus throughout [...]

By | March 28th, 2011|0 Comments

Teens at risk for early hearing loss

By NATALIE ANDREWS URSULINE HIGH SCHOOL, 16, JUNIOR There are many noises around us. From concerts to football games, and everything in between, teens are damaging their hearing by the blaring noises of everyday activities. One of the major problems that affects teens’ hearing is blasting iPods to [...]

By | February 15th, 2011|0 Comments

Lesson of hope learned while helping the homeless

By ELISSA MALONEY URSULINE HIGH SCHOOL, JUNIOR, 16 Dec. 8, 2010 started out as a normal day for me. I planned on going to San Francisco to help homeless people, but I never thought my life could be so strongly affected in such a short time. San Francisco's [...]

By | January 2nd, 2011|0 Comments

Teen Face: Erin Clark

By CLARK MASON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT As an honors student steeped in the Ursuline High School tradition, Erin Clark takes to heart the ideal of service. She has organized school blood drives, she’s a leader in Catholic youth services, and she volunteers as a sports trainer for her [...]

By | December 20th, 2010|1 Comment

Advantages of attending all-girls Ursuline

By LAUREN FORSELL URSULINE HIGH SCHOOL, JUNIOR, 16 If you were to ask any ordinary high school student if he or she would be willing to give up having co-ed classes, most likely the student would say absolutely not. In fact, when I was in eighth grade and [...]

By | December 6th, 2010|0 Comments

Teenagers’ lack of respect for adults

By NATALIE QABAZARD URSULINE HIGH SCHOOL, SENIOR, 15 In contemporary America, it seems as though more and more teenagers are inclined to act disrespectfully toward adults. The notion that the youth must respect their elders has completely vanished. What has replaced this attitude is a sense of disobedience, [...]

By | October 18th, 2010|0 Comments

Health should be priority, not fitting a certain image

By JESSICA BIDDULPH URSULINE HIGH SCHOOL, SENIOR I have always lived my life with minimal concern about what the mass media suggest is appropriate or “good,” but I do see the unreasonable goals they establish for people. Girls living in this century constantly are bombarded with images of [...]

By | August 30th, 2010|0 Comments

Finding joy, hope at the animal shelter

By ELLERY YOUNG URSULINE HIGH SCHOOL, SENIOR, 18 Shiny black eyes veiled with ennui peered forlornly through the kennel door. As I approached, he raised his head with hesitant expectancy. I slid my way into the cramped kennel and stroked his immense coat. Instant gratitude and devotion emerged in his [...]

By | May 17th, 2010|0 Comments

Teen Face: Michelle Stone of Ursuline High

Michelle Stone’s first priority is studying biology in pursuit of a nursing career. Grad school also is on her to-do list. “I like to learn,” she said. “I don’t think you can ever stop learning.”

By | April 19th, 2010|0 Comments

Sports critical to development

There are many reasons why sports should be included in every childhood.

By | March 29th, 2010|0 Comments