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Awareness of Human Sex Trafficking is Lacking

October 30, 2015

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Picture by Elizabeth Mehling on Flickr/creative commons Human sex trafficking is a big Problem in the world. According to the U.S State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every yea...

Banneker Students and Staff Experience Grading Scale Changes

October 30, 2015

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Huge changes have occurred at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School with the grading scale. Due to D.C. standardizing Banneker's grading scale has went from exceptional to being just like everyone else. -Camille Stephenson  

Banneker SGA Members Share Their Plans

October 30, 2015

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New Student Government Association (SGA) members have been elected at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School. SGA members are making plans to advocate on the behalf of the students. -Ifunanyachukwu Azikiwe

Students Express Their Feelings About IB

October 30, 2015

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Eleven senior students at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School are in the International Baccalaureate Program. They have been trying to adjust to the academic rigor that the IB Program provides. -Caitlin Ballard

The Gates Millennium Scholarship Ends

October 30, 2015

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The one billion dollar fund that Bill and Melinda Gates have given to the Gates Millennium Scholarship foundation is running out. This means that in 2019, the scholarship will no longer be available.   - Jenifer Lopez      

Bell Multicultural HS GSA Raises Awareness

October 30, 2015

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On Thursday October 15, Bell Multicultural HS Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club members, along with other students, teachers and  administrators, wore purple shirts to contribute support to National Coming Out Day. This is all...

Students Participate in Spirit Week at Benjamin Banneker AHS

October 30, 2015

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Benjamin Banneker's spirit week took place from October 26 to October 30, 2015. Students dressed according to the themes in order to raise morale and increase students' school spirit. -Rahel Gebre and Leli Mideksa  

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