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Karla’s Story

Karla’s Story

Shawn Kirkland, Reporter

September 28, 2015

She walked into the classroom, but she couldn’t speak English. It was 2002 and the first day of kindergarten for Karla Alvarado who had just arrived from Mexico City. She was attending an American school and there wasn’t anyone who could speak Spanish, at least that’s what she thought. All...

NHS Collects More Than $17k For Pets

May 4, 2012

NHS students collected more than $17,000 in their Pennies for Pets drive April 21. The money goes to the local Humane Society and P.E.T.S. Students who were not able to collect money worked volunteer hours at either organization.

Students save woman’s life during NHS fundraiser

May 26, 2011

They hoped to become heroes for pets, instead they became heroes for a human. National Honor Society (NHS) members, Kristin George and Bailey McCreary had done this many times already: walked up to the next house, knocked on the door, and delivered their spiel to collect money for Pennies For Pets. However...

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