The computer programming industry is steadily growing, despite the lackluster state of the U.S. economy. However, not even a third of the existing programming jobs are filled. This lack of interest in programming is obvious in East programming classes, which have very small numbers and hardly any female students.
Sophomore Marlaina Kaine’s uncle, Tim Kaine, wins a Virginia senate seat after being governor.
SM East students express opinions on the presidential election.
News briefs for the week of Oct. 22
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The Obama Administration is taking an innovative approach to recruiting volunteers through their Fellowship Program. The Fellowship is a volunteer program which reaches out to many age groups ranging from student volunteers all the way to retired individuals.
Many East students applying to colleges are forced to make the decision between expensive, prestigious universities and schools where scholarships are more readily available. The difference in tuition costs between Kansas University and the Forbes list of the top 10 colleges in the U.S. is an average of $21,772. College recruiters, East seniors and alumni weigh in on how to approach this challenging decision.
Tax season is a stressful time for adults and accountants, characterized by late nights and gulping down unhealthy amounts of coffee while praying the batteries in the calculator can make it just a bit longer. For many employed high schoolers, the April 17 filing deadline set by the Internal Revenue Service will be their first time submitting taxes, and we have some guidance to make it easier.
School districts nation-wide have begun to ban leggings, yoga pants and other tight-fitting bottoms.
Kansas City residents gathered at the Plaza Monday night to hold a vigil for Trayvon Martin. Led by organizer Derecka Purnell, members from the community spoke out against injustice.
The Johnson County Republican Party held a caucus at Shawnee Mission East for voters to hear talks given by spokespeople for the Republican candidates and vote for who they want to run. The caucus was held in place of a state primary which was cancelled due to lack of funding from the state legislature.