A North Carolina School Prevents Girls From Wearing Pants To Promote 'Respect'

A North Carolina School Prevents Girls From Wearing Pants To Promote 'Respect'

Charter Day School in Leland, North Carolina does not allow female students to wear shorts or pants. This uniform policy has been there for years. Students have been complying but now as a result of changes in the growing social landscape, and the accumulation of negative feedback for the policy, people have been speaking up.

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Our Smoothie Journey

Our Smoothie Journey

When Elijah Corley was six years old, his grandmother gave him his first smoothie. It had oranges and bananas.The color was orange. He liked it. If Elijah had the choice to drink soda or a fruit smoothie, he would pick the smoothie. Sometimes his mom makes different kinds of smoothies before dinner for the family.

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Woodridge Teacher Wins Big Award

  Woodridge Teacher Wins Big Award

This week, Woodridge’s very own Ms. Sarah Frayer, 2nd grade teacher, has been named the D.C. Finalist for the Sanford Teacher Award! This is certainly a monumental achievement for Ms. Frayer, our entire school, as well as the Friendship community. Ms. Frayer’s achievement is just one of the many examples of the excellence in teaching that resides within our school.

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The Legacy of Stephen Hillenburg, Creator of “Spongebob Squarepants”

The Legacy of Stephen Hillenburg, Creator of  “Spongebob Squarepants”

Monday, November 26th, 2018 was a day where we lost another phenomenal cartoonist. Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of “Spongebob Squarepants”, sadly passed at the age of 57. Hillenburg held many titles throughout his lifetime, including a marine biologist, teacher, writer, producer, director, and animator.

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Friendship Will Dominate In DCIAA State Championship

Friendship Will Dominate In DCIAA State Championship

FCA Parents, fans, athletes, and coaches have been waiting for the DCSAA playoffs which started on November 24, 2018 when Friendship Knights went against Wilson Tigers at Georgetown University. After all of the hard work and struggles to reach this year DCSAA championship, it's time for them to shine their brightest.

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To Become a Better Cheerleader You Have to Bond

To Become a Better Cheerleader You Have to Bond

This school year I've joined the cheerleading team and the experience is definitely fantastic and interesting. The experience is interesting because the team bonded with the newcomers quickly and I truly liked that. I learned that team bonding is something I needed to work on because I really didn't like working with others until I became a cheerleader.

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Don’t Stress Because It’s Okay

Don’t Stress Because It’s Okay

A good percentage of the world is made up of teenagers. Teenagers go through puberty and may regret a lot of things they do in their teenage life. For one thing, it’s scary for teenagers if they don’t have a plan, as in not having colleges lined up and picked out, not knowing what career to pursue, and not having straight A’s as expected.

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Hurricane Michael: Let’s Talk About It!

Hurricane Michael: Let’s Talk About It!

Hurricanes are storms with strong, spiraling winds that form over warm water. The wind speeds determine how strong the hurricane is. Hurricanes can put animals, people, and their homes and belongings in danger. It is surprising that despite water on the east coast being cooler than in the Caribbean, that hurricanes are starting to travel further up the coast than they did before.

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