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Guess who’s back?: Former ARS teacher Pamela Mathai surprises students in Real Talk meeting

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Real Talk is an organization that focuses on educating the ARS community on social issues and amplifying youth voices through educational dialogue and respect. The organization came to be two years ago after Ms. Pamela Mathai, a former social studies teacher, spoke to students weekly about issues surrounding race that impacted them. Originally, the group…

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In a year: Reflecting on growth since Trump’s inauguration

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A little over a year ago, I was preparing for Trump’s inauguration after he was elected President of the United States. After being filled with raw emotion, I poured my heart into an editorial speaking about what I hoped was to come. In the year since Trump’s inauguration, I’ve noticed a downfall in our society…

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Speak Up! Laurie Halse Anderson Talks Politics, Patriarchy

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Recently, as a part of the last leg of her book tour, Young Adult author Laurie Halse Anderson (author of Speak and the Chains trilogy) visited ARS students for a Q and A presentation and book signing. Anderson draws the attention of the crowd filling the cafeteria with animated motion and passionate storytelling, bringing up…

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A Voice For The Voiceless: How extracurricular clubs stand against the status quo

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There’s not a core class on the injustices minorities face everyday, nor is there a class for the current events that are affecting our everyday life, like the black lives matter movement, Islamophobia, and LGBT+ rights. The Ann Richards School won’t let this stop our students from learning about these issues. Recently clubs like GSA…

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