Saturday, May 29, 2010
Monday, May 24, 2010
By Michelle Danai, Courier Staff Writer
On May 16 in Las Vegas, pageant queens from the 50 states competed for the title of Miss USA 2010. At the end of the event, 24-year-old Rima Fakih of Michigan was crowned Miss USA 2010 by the former pageant winner, Kristen Dalton of North Carolina.
Despite the fact that she nearly stumbled across the stage in her stunning evening gown, Rima Fakih was a lovely contestant. She was born in Lebanon and was just a baby when her family migrated to the United States of America.
Saturday, May 22, 2010
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Saturday, May 08, 2010
Tuesday, May 04, 2010
By Laurel Brodzinsky, Courier Staff Writer
Every year, students at James Logan dread taking the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) tests, which were given every morning last week.
Students take these tests every year from second grade to eleventh, in an attempt for the state to “measure students' progress toward achieving California's state-adopted academic content standards, which describe what students should know and be able to do in each grade and subject tested,” says the STAR testing organization. There are alternative tests for students with varying levels of disabilities. The specific tests taken by most students depend on grade level and the classes taken (for instance, what math class the student is in).