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April 2010 Issue

Denebola takes home First Place at NESPA

By Denebola | Published: April 2010
On April 30, Denebola and its editors were were recognized by the New England Scholastic Press Association at its annual Boston University conference. Denebola received the Highest Achievement award – First Place in Class I newspapers. This award acknowledges Denebola's overall general excellence and its role as a leader in high school journalism. Volume 49, the volume primarily responsible for this achievement, was led by Editors-in-Chief David Han and Claire Pezza, Managing Editors Amrita Rao and Julia Sklar, and Business Director Alice Lee.

Girls Track – 4/22/2010

By Denebola | Published: April 2010
AB: 69 South: 76

Volleyball – Boys Varsity – 4/12/2010

By Denebola | Published: April 2010
South 3 Westford 1

Baseball – Boys Varsity – 4/21/2010

By Denebola | Published: April 2010
South 3 Bedford  2

South under surveillance?

By Dan Agarkov | Published: April 2010
Principal Joel Stembridge and Newton North principal Jenn Price wrote a joint proposal for the installation of security cameras in both high schools and submitted it to Interim Superintendent James Marini.

Student leaders discuss race issues

By Rebecca Pyun and Hye-Jung Yang | Published: April 2010
As part of a program called Conversations About Race, South students recently participated in discussions in their advisories to collectively explore the issue of racism. To help add insight to the discussions, all students viewed the movie Far From Home about the experience of Weston student Kandice Sumner as a member of the METCO program.

Outsourcing café still in question

By Hye-Jung Yang | Published: April 2010
In a unanimous decision, the Newton School Committee recently passed the new FY11 budget proposed by the superintendent for the 2010-2011 school year.

Hollywood shoot livens up Lake Ave

By Alex Gershanov | Published: April 2010
Adding a little excitement to the quiet life of Newton residents, film crews produced a Hollywood set out of a vacant Queen Anne Victorian style house on Lake Avenue.

South stamps hands for peace

By Rutul Patel | Published: April 2010
Newton South's second Red Hand Day, an event in which students and faculty members stamped their hands in red paint in protest against child soldiers, took place during lunch block on March 31.

Speaker from Sudan inspires with life stories

By Nahuel Fefer | Published: April 2010
In 1987, at the age of 10, Gabriel Deng's world came crashing down around him. He fled the remains of his destroyed village and began a four month odyssey to escape southern Sudan.

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