Clarke students learn CPR

by Loren Gillette Clarke schools require every senior to be CPR certified before graduation day. Every March, the senior class at Clarke High School takes a two-hour CPR training course in the auditorium. The class is entirely free. The class must be completed before students are able to walk at graduation. Students are first  taught … Continue reading Clarke students learn CPR

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Life hacks for surviving school

by Pam Curtis Students at Clarke use a variety of hacks to get through their day. Some save pictures of their schedule to their lock screen so they know what time the bell rings.”Im so forgetful, that it just helps especially when the bells don't ring” said Michelle Jenkins, junior Others pair up with friends … Continue reading Life hacks for surviving school

Clarke students grades may be affected by the teaching style

by Breana Lowry Teachers and students have different opinions on how they should teach and students should learn, but those opinions can affect how the student does on their assignments or that specific class. Parents ask why the students are failing this certain class. The teachers say they don't do their homework or don't pay … Continue reading Clarke students grades may be affected by the teaching style

Clarke students explain positive, negative ways to pass the time

by Dustan Van Loon Finding ways to pass the time after school and on the weekends in Osceola, Iowa, with only a couple of parks, a movie theatre, and the athletic facilities, can be difficult for some students at Clarke. Alexis Carson, a sophomore,  said that students should, “go outside and do things, exercise, do … Continue reading Clarke students explain positive, negative ways to pass the time

Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan speaks to students at Clarke High School

by Mary Hadley Marion Blumenthal-Lazan visited Clarke Community High School on February 23, 2015 to educate students, faculty members, and members of the community about her experiences during the Holocaust. When she was first brought to the camp, she remembers seeing the vicious attack dogs. Every time 80-year-old Blumenthal-Lazan sees a German shepherd, she feels … Continue reading Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan speaks to students at Clarke High School

Clarke choirs pull off a talent show, Pure Imagination.

by Pam Curtis On Tuesday February 17th in the high school's auditorium the Clarke choirs came together to pull off a talent showcase called pure imagination. "I'm really excited to perform and have fun with all my friends," said Alexis Devore, senior as they gathered backstage just moments before the lights came on. "Wow, I … Continue reading Clarke choirs pull off a talent show, Pure Imagination.