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Bulldogs audition for prestigious honor choir

Hannah Prentice, Memorial Staff Writer

October 25, 2016

Filed under Feature, High Schools, Memorial

Memorial is overflowing with musically talented students, some of which have recently been accepted to the Central Oklahoma Choral Directors Association District Honor Choir, (COCDA). COCDA is made up of students who audit...

Bastille: back and better than ever

Hannah Prentice, Memorial Staff Writer

October 25, 2016

Filed under High Schools, Memorial, Reviews, Uncategorized

In 2013, alternative English band Bastille released their first album, “Bad Blood”, and took the world by storm and now they have done it again with their follow up album, “Wild World”. The group is made up of four membe...

Meet Colby Connel

Leslie Franklin, Memorial Editor in Chief

October 3, 2016

Filed under Memorial, Personality Profiles

The Freshman Academy has welcomed several new teachers this year, including biology teacher Colby Connel. “I want to bring variety. I know that in any given classroom there’s a bunch of different types of learners,” C...

Meet Stephanie West

Mallory Cantrell, Memorial Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Memorial, Personality Profiles

For most teachers, acclimating to a new school is a challenge; however, Memorial is full of familiar faces for English teacher Stephanie West. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in education from University of Central Oklaho...

Meet Kyle Roberts

Avery Barker, Memorial Online Copy Editor

September 30, 2016

Filed under Memorial, Personality Profiles

After teaching Alternative in School Placement (AISP) and coming off a state championship after coaching baseball for 11 years, Kyle Roberts is seeing sports from a different perspective as the new Athletic Director for Memor...

Meet Penny Antkowiak

Asheley Jantz, Memorial Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Memorial, Personality Profiles

 Memorial welcomed many new teachers this year, including Penny Antowiak, a former eighth grade science teacher at Cheyenne Middle School. Antowiak taught science at Cheyenne for eight years, however, this school year she is ...

Meet Jaclyn Burroughs

Megan Milligan, Memorial Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Memorial, Personality Profiles

Every year, Memorial welcomes new teachers to its staff and this year, they are happy to welcome Jaclyn Burroughs to this wonderful community. Burroughs teaches Algebra I in the Freshman Academy and coaches girls’ volleyball...

Meet Caitlin Bell

Hannah Prentice, Memorial Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Memorial, Personality Profiles

Caitlin Bell, Memorial Class of 2010, has returned to trade in her role as a student for the role of an educator. Beginning her career at her alma mater, she is teaching Pre-AP English I and English I students who will be gr...

Meet Melanie Stephens

Taylor Berkheimer, Memorial Print Copy Editor

September 30, 2016

Filed under Memorial, Personality Profiles

Melanie Stephens is one of the newest additions to the Memorial English teaching team. Stephens is a native Oklahoman and graduated from University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelor degree in English Education and a minor i...

Meet Troy Lallemand

Taylor Berkheimer, Memorial Print Copy Editor

September 30, 2016

Filed under Memorial, Personality Profiles, Uncategorized

As the new school year begins, Memorial welcomes many new teachers and says sad goodbyes to others. As of the first day of school, Troy Lallemand began teaching APEX classes as well as AISP. Lallemand moved to Oklahoma four years...

Meet Justin Zabrecky

Jaimin Patel, Memorial Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Memorial, Personality Profiles

A new science teacher has been added to the roster as another school year begins. Justin Zabrecky teaches freshman biology along with sophomore chemistry at the school. Born in Metairie, La., Zabrecky attended New Orleans Jesuit High...

Survey About Political Opinions

Sam Holloway, Co-Editor-in-Chief, ENHS

September 23, 2016

Filed under High Schools, Memorial, North, Santa Fe, Student Life

Please take our survey regarding the political opinions of high school students and staff members. All 3 Edmond high schools are included in the survey; responses are anonymous, and they will contribute to an upcoming print article....

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