Stories by Michele Falin

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Fossil club will rock you

Fossils may bring to mind museum dinosaurs displays, but you may also find one right under your feet when you least expect it, according to Melissa Harden, a member of Midland Valley High School's ...
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Teen Spotlight: Jonathan Babb

STATS: 15, freshman at Midland Valley High School
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

It's spring, when seniors all become infected

It's that time of year when senioritis has become epidemic.
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009

Octuplets' mother should have been happy with 6

When Nadya Suleman gave birth on Jan. 26 to live octuplets, it was only the second such occurrence in U.S. history. Though it might seem wonderful that a woman brought eight kids into the world ...
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009

Essentials: Writing a thesis statement

A thesis statement is an integral part of any English paper. Lisa Deibel, the AP English literature teacher at Midland Valley High School, offers some advice for writing a killer thesis statement.
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009

Teen speak

'It's been a month. Have you kept your New Year's resolution?'
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009

Togetherness helps softball team

The Midland Valley High School varsity softball team, last year's region champion, is preparing for the upcoming season, taking part in practice and in conditioning drills.
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009

The essentials

After winter break, many students do not feel like studying as much as they did before the break, and consequently their grades drop.
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008

Xtreme Profile: Evan Williams

Evan Williams is a Boy Scout on a mission. Evan, a sophomore at Midland Valley High School, is a Life Scout who is working on achieving Eagle Scout rank.
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008

How old is too old to go trick-or-treating?

Halloween memories include dressing up in costume and going from door to door getting candy, then surveying your loot. But at what age should you hang up your free candy bag?
By Lindsay Garrick, Michael Ryan and Michele Falin

Offering incentives to students could improve graduation rate

A recent article in The Augusta Chronicle noted the continued decline in Aiken County's graduation rates, now at 68.6 percent. As a student at Midland Valley High School in Aiken County, I see ...
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008

Teen speak

Which career path would you like to pursue, and why?
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008

Teens know stakes high in presidential election

The 2008 presidential election is one of the most highly anticipated events in the nation. Recently, the Republican and Democratic conventions were held.
By Michele Falin

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2008


The grade-point average, or GPA, is a small number that can affect a teenager's life , though many teens do not fully understand how it influences their future. Sharon Worley, the head guidance ...
By Michele Falin
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