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Schools Should Strictly Enforce A Dress Code: Pro

Prableen Chowdhary, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

Students are entitled to freedom of expression – which often manifests itself through clothing – but in an age where such clothing is often considered provocative or even offensive, does that element of the First Amendment carry...

Fitting in Nicely

Kelly Evans, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2013

When Paint Branch discovered it was going to be home to a new principal for the 2013-2014 school year, no one really knew what to make of it. After all, Ms. Dixon had been the PB principal since anyone could remember. It’s...

Hail To The Redskins Simple as That

Sarah McCall, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

The Washington Redskins franchise has come under immense scrutiny lately for its seemingly racist mascot and name. The term "Redskins" - as many of us are only now learning – was once used as a racial slur toward Native Americans...

The Reality of Senior Year

Nadia Barnett, Features Editor

October 17, 2013

Early-morning bedtimes and late-night adventures. Fun-filled vacations and beach trips. Hours of lounging and hanging with friends and never-ending nights that turned into endless days. Yes, these are the memories of summertime fun...

Baby, it’s Maybelline

Kelly Evans, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2013

One of the most exciting things about being a girl, first and foremost, is the ability she has to accentuate her appearance. While our mothers will continue to lecture us about our inner beauty, an inevitable part of growing into...

Expectation vs. Reality

Anissa Gurupira, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

Picture this; as you ready yourself for your first date, you spend hours trying to look as fabulous as possible and dress to the nines to impress your date. You hear a knock at the door and fly downstairs and are met with a bouquet o...

Schools Should Strictly Enforce A Dress Code: Con

Anissa Gurupira, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

This school year came with several new things; a new principal, a new stadium, and a newfound focus on the dress code. Lately, quite a few Panthers have been unhappy with the dress-code enforcement because it is something we ar...

There’s a New Sheriff in Town

Michael Mensah, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013

A new year and a new era has begun in the euphoric history of Paint Branch High School With our beloved principal, Ms. Jeanette Dixon, retiring after more than a decade of living and working for this school, we were left unsure...

“Summer Work?” More Like, “Do the Week before School Starts Work.’

Prableen Chowdhary, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013

Sorry teachers, but no kid really “jumps for joy” on the last day of school when you tell them to check the Paint Branch website for their summer assignments. What teachers hope is that kids evenly space out their assignments...

Sour Grapes

Drew Jacobs, Staff Writer

September 11, 2013

A new rule at Paint Branch this year allows juniors to leave campus for lunch. This rule irritates me and my fellow senior classmates (yes all of us). With a new principal comes new rules. As seniors, we believe that we lost...

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