The A-Blast

Is perfume dangerous?

Aminata Dia, Staff Writer

September 22, 2019

Perfume is dangerous and here’s why.  Two million and rising Americans are allergic or fragrance sensitive to perfume or colognes.  There are many harmful ingredients in perfumes that are deadly and perfume affects ...

Accessories to spice up your look

Thonny Anwar, Lifestyles Editor

September 17, 2019

Knuckle Rings  Standing out and being different is the best way to go about your school year. Knuckle rings are a different kind of ring that can be eye catching. Instead of wearing the ring below the knuckles, they are worn...

Six Flags’ Fright Fest: fearful, fun, and festive

Katie Pope, Weekend editor

October 18, 2018

Rides, roller coasters, and food stands are mainly what venturesome people at Six Flags go for, but do you know what else is at Six Flags? Fright fest. Are you courageous and daring enough to take on the clowns, monsters, and...

Making Ice Cream at Nicecream

Katie Pope, Weekend Editor

September 5, 2018

If you are craving a sweet, refreshing treat not too far away, Nicecream is that perfect place to go. Sure, you could go to Baskin Robbins or the grocery store and pick out the normal, same old typical flavors of ice cream. But...

Protect your pockets on Prom night

Yabi Bereket, Lifestyles Editor

April 12, 2018

Although it is typically the most magical night for many seniors, Prom night could also be a funeral for students’ wallets. Prom night is one of the last gatherings that seniors can attend all together, before finally steering...

Arabian Night

Katie Pope, photo editor

April 12, 2018

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Should lockers still be a necessity?

Ave Clyburn, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

Junior Kyle Dalsimer has no clue where his locker is. He has had no need to use it for months. Dalsimer is not alone as many students feel the same way. Lockers in the school building are turning out to be a waste of space,...

Should lockers still be a necessity?

Yabi Bereket, Lifestyles Editor

February 13, 2018

Junior Feven Lebamu carries a 15 pound Jansport backpack five times a week for school. As the weeks' progress, her bag begins to overflow with homework assignments, textbooks, and graded work. Although a majority of these things...

School stress takes a toll on students

Yabi Bereket, Lifestyles Editor

January 22, 2018

For most students, stressing out over school and trying to get assignments done on time is a commonality between all of us, but yet as the year goes by, classes get harder and college comes creeping up. This leads to stress going ...

Students bum on the next level

Yabi Bereket, Lifestyles Editor

December 20, 2017

When walking in the hallways, it is easy to categorize the way people dress into two sections: bumming it out, which consists of wearing pajamas or relaxing attire and the second category which is “normal” clothing for a ...

Students Arriving Late Because of Starbucks

Ave Clyburn, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

  If you wake up late and missed the bus, that’s understandable. If you didn’t hear your alarm go off in the morning and arrived late to class, that’s also understandable. However, there has been an increase in s...


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