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Spirit Week!!

December 2, 2017

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The varsity football team here at SHS is going to the state semi-finals for the first time since 2002! To celebrate their victory in the regional meet and to build up excitement for the next game, Stafford put together a last-minute...

AP Exam Fees Are Due

December 1, 2017

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The deadline is fast approaching for AP exam fees. All fees must be paid by Dec. 15. Payment can be made online at http://osp.osmsinc.com/staffordva/default.aspx or in person to Sherri Ritchey in B101 or Nina Brown in the counseling...

Protecting Personal Property

Haley Stocks, Page Editor

October 28, 2017

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A pressing issue in our society is the loss of personal belongings. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, two percent of students ages 12 to 18 experience theft at school. At the moment, there are a variety...

Traffic: An Ongoing Issue

Conrad Carmichael, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017

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Traffic has been an ongoing complaint from students and staff over the years here at school.  From all the years at the old school, the year with unfinished construction, and now the new school and new parking lot, traffic...

TribeTime

Abigail Wallace, Page Editor

October 28, 2017

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Students and teachers got a first look at Tribe Time, a new school improvement plan (SIP), on Sept. 12. The policy is being implemented twice a week for thirty minutes per block. “Tribe Time is our way to help students achieve,”...

Attendance Policy

Haley Stocks, Page Editor

October 28, 2017

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The state legislature has passed a new law to handle attendance in schools. The state has decided to crack down on unexcused absences and allow some leniency for those with excused absences. The policy creates a plan for when...

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I AM A PERSON . . . NOT A LABEL

December 17, 2016

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