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SLATE-TASTIC DONATION OPPORTUNITIES

Chris Youngkin, Reporter

December 21, 2017

The holidays are here again, and the Salvation Army has invaded our commercial centers once more.   If you are still skeptical at the thought of donating to some charities, go to charitynavigator.org and look for the charity. The charity will be listed with many reviews regarding their accessibility...

ADVICE WITH TIPP FINIGAN AND PENELOPE NYCE

ADVICE WITH TIPP FINIGAN AND PENELOPE NYCE

December 21, 2017

Q: My boyfriend and I have only been dating for two months, and I have no idea what to get him for Christmas... help. Well, without being able to exchange gifts, the –mas in Christmas is nearly non-existent. Let's face it, no two people are the same, and there is not enough time to discern w...

HOROSCOPES – YOUR SIGN AS A CHRISTMAS MOVIE CHARACTER

HOROSCOPES – YOUR SIGN AS A CHRISTMAS MOVIE CHARACTER

Carlin Williams, Resident Mystic

December 21, 2017

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HOROSCOPES – SPIRIT WEEK EDITION

HOROSCOPES – SPIRIT WEEK EDITION

Carlin Williams, Resident Mystic

December 18, 2017

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PERFECT GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON – SUBSCRIPTION BOXES

PERFECT GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON – SUBSCRIPTION BOXES

Carlin Williams, Reporter

December 18, 2017

It’s 2017, everything – and I mean everything – can be bought online. It is now possible for people to never leave their parents’ basement, yet still have super cool Minecraft friends, and get the brand new limited edition Star Wars lightsaber two weeks before it comes out. The whole “everything...

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Chris Youngkin, Reporter

December 15, 2017

Among the masses, community service is the one that is referenced time and time again as a universal good. It can provide the background necessary to be hired and succeed at a job, distinguish a college application from the rest, and close in on a prospective job area.   Slate Belt Heritage Cen...

BHS STUDENTS READY TO ROCK

BHS STUDENTS READY TO ROCK

Kaley Casagrande, Reporter

December 15, 2017

BHS students should expect a fun, light-hearted atmosphere from this year’s annual Rock Band tournament. Mr. Madden is looking for bands to fill out the playbill for Friday, December 22 in the Craig Paine Theater. Run and organized by the yearbook committee, all funds from Rock Band will contribute...

GET INTO THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT WEEK

GET INTO THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT WEEK

Meagan Hoffman, Editor

December 13, 2017

  The holidays are right around the corner, which means break is even closer. Before relaxing and ripping open those presents, show school spirit by participating in holiday spirit week! Monday 12/18: Long Winter’s Nap Get into the holiday spirit by coming to school in the coziest sleepwear ...

AUSTIN TEACHES GARAGEBAND: THE BASICS

AUSTIN TEACHES GARAGEBAND: THE BASICS

Austin Medina, Reporter

December 11, 2017

Now that students have new iPads this year, students can use the music creator app known as GarageBand to add extra spice to a presentation and wow teachers.   Drums  GarageBand features three categories of drums: acoustic, electronic, and percussion. Each allows for a variety of different formats such as Classic Studio, Electronic Drum Machine, and Chinese. The display of each kit mirrors that of...

THE ULTIMATE GIFT GUIDE FOR YOUR BF/GF

THE ULTIMATE GIFT GUIDE FOR YOUR BF/GF

Sara Phillips, Editor

December 8, 2017

  Lights are twinkling, Christmas music is flooding your ears, and even the smell of those cookies is enough to make your mouth water. Ahhh...pure happiness.  But then it dawns on you...you don’t have a gift for your honey.   It is sometimes difficult to tell what the right present is in relation to how long you have been together, but we at The Slater have all the answer...

DIY HOLIDAY DECORATIONS

DIY HOLIDAY DECORATIONS

GG Murgia, Editor

December 8, 2017

Christmas is a time of giving. What better gift than one that comes from the heart... a homemade decoration. Put down the macaroni necklace and plug in your hot glue gun because you’re about to become a craft novice in no time with these simple DIY holiday decorations. Over the course of the next few...

CHEF KATIE: HOW TO MAKE OREO STUFFED CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

CHEF KATIE: HOW TO MAKE OREO STUFFED CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Katie Snyder, Reporter

December 6, 2017

It’s a wonderful, relaxing snow day. You invite your friends over to play in the snow, drink hot cocoa, and watch Christmas movies. Suddenly, you crave some delicious cookies, but not ordinary sugar cookies. You want something that will satisfy your sweet tooth. So, what a delicious treat that not...

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