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  • New Found Friends

    New Found Friends

    Kelsey Bingham, Staff

    December 26, 2016

    Scientists believe that there are roughly ten million species on Earth. However, they have only identified and named two million. Each year, thousands of new organisms are identified by hard working scientists. To celebrate these accomplishments, The International Institute for Species Exploration (IISE), an...

  • Breaking News Inside CNN

    Breaking News Inside CNN

    November 7, 2016

    As Senora Zalzman fired up Mother Goose, the beloved Pinecrest bus, journalism students along with Mrs. Chwat piled in for their highly anticipated field trip to the CNN center.  The ride was long but passed by briefly as it was, filled with the usual laughter and “chisme” that fills our journa...

  • The Woman in White and Blue

    The Woman in White and Blue

    Lily Starnes, Editor

    October 18, 2016

         The process of becoming a saint is a long and complicated one that begins where the person lived or died. In the case of Mother Teresa, it is the city of Kolkata. She moved there in 1928 after she joined the Loreto order. Nearly twenty years later, while on a train in India, she felt a calling fr...

    Mother Teresa and Pope John Paul II riding the popemobile in Calcutta on February. 3, 1986. Pope John Paul the second was one of Mother Teresa’s fan and supporter in her acts of charity around the world.

  • Behind the Scenes: Fashion Month

    Behind the Scenes: Fashion Month

    Olivia Jenkins, staff

    October 17, 2016

    Behind the Scenes: Fashion Month 10 interesting “behind the scene” facts that you did not know about fashion week! As of right now, the frenzy of fashion month has ended its last week in Paris. Half a year’s worth of planning, including clothing and set design, invitation planning and backstage s...

  • A Trending Turmoil

    A Trending Turmoil

    Olivia Jenkins, Staff Member

    August 29, 2016

    A Trending Turmoil The push for a healthy lifestyle has welcomed an opposedly unhealthy trend. These days, it seems like you have to live on another planet to avoid the concept of wellness. From "foodspirations" on social media to TV segments spotlighting each new diet, we've trained ourselves to a...

    Instead of prioritizing and overlooking individual relations, balancing all areas of life is key to total wellness.

New Found Friends

New Found Friends

Kelsey Bingham, Staff

Scientists believe that there are roughly ten million species on Earth. However, they have only identified and named two million. Each year, thousands of new organisms are identified by hard working scientists. To celebr...

December 26No Comments

The Woman in White and Blue

The Woman in White and Blue

Lily Starnes, Editor

     The process of becoming a saint is a long and complicated one that begins where the person lived or died. In the case of Mother Teresa, it is the city of Kolkata. She moved there in 1928 after she joined the Loret...

October 18No Comments

Behind the Scenes: Fashion Month

Behind the Scenes: Fashion Month

Olivia Jenkins, staff

Behind the Scenes: Fashion Month 10 interesting “behind the scene” facts that you did not know about fashion week! As of right now, the frenzy of fashion month has ended its last week in Paris. Half a year’s worth o...

October 17No Comments

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Show me the Money

Show me the Money

Kyle Gadalete, Staff

In the 2013 NCAA tournament, Louisville player Kevin Ware suffered a horrific injury to his lower right leg while attempting to block an opposing player’s shot. Six months later, Ware was healed and back to practicing. He w...

December 28No Comments

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Igniting Passions

Igniting Passions

Haley Jones, Staff

Igniting Passions Pinecrest Academy esteems itself in its copious amounts of community service performed. Students are required a minimum of ten hours a year, but are encouraged to extend their time sp...

December 12No Comments

Best of D.C

Best of D.C

March 9

Super Bowl Sadie’s

March 8

“There’s No Place like Homecoming”

“There’s No Place like Homecoming”

February 1

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