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Two School Staff Members Give Up Their Dress Shoes to Graduating Students

Graduation is supposed to be a joyful, emotional time—you want to look and feel your best on this important day. But sometimes you don’t have or can’t afford the appropriate clothes. Thankfully, there are some teachers who won’t let that stop these students from graduating. Read the full story down below. Tonight at our Graduation Ceremony I noticed that my Principal Matt Smith was wearing tennis shoes with his suit. I can… Posted by Paul Marlow on Friday, 26 May 2017 Comments Facebook Twitter Pinterest Bierstick: Down 2 Beers in Less Than 2 Seconds Perfect for those who want to...

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Teen Jumps Over Fence To Lift Up Young Cheerleader For Her Performance

Having a parent that serves in the army can be a difficult time for not only the parent, but also the kids as well. They miss out on all the important events and don’t get to see their loved ones at the dinner table.   9-year-old Addie Rodriguez knows this problem first-hand.     Rodriguez is a cheerleader for Central Catholic High School in San Antonio, Texas where her team was cheering and performing on the sidelines of the field. For this particular performance, Addie was devastated that her dad could not make it. Addie’s cheer team incorporated the...

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This Volleyball Player Saved the Day by Singing the National Anthem

The national anthem is special to every American, and it’s a great reminder of our great country whenever you hear it. The anthem is also a key part of any sports game. Before the action gets underway, we all pay respect to the heroes who died for our freedom.   However, with this high school volleyball game, that almost didn’t happen. The CD normally used to play the anthem wasn’t working, and no one knew what to do—except for one quick-thinking player.   Marina Garcia ran to the microphone and belted out “The Star-Spangled Banner” for everyone to hear....

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Coma Victim's Class Recreates Graduation For Him

High school graduation is an important coming-of-age ritual, especially for those who live in a small town. Towns don’t get much smaller than Fayette Township, Pennsylvania. With a population of less than 3300 people, high school graduation is a can’t-miss event. Unfortunately for senior Scott Dunn, he did miss it. Having recently been in a car crash, Dunn was in a coma when the graduation took place. Naturally, he was pretty bummed when he found out. Thankfully, his classmates felt his absence too and wanted to give him a second shot at the ceremony. Half of his class gathered...

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