King’s theme for Spirit Week, held the week of Oct. 2, was “There’s no place like King,” a remix from The Wizard of Oz’s “There’s no place like home.” Teachers and senior advisors Marnett Bentley and Leslie Spain came up with the idea.
By the time a student becomes a senior, he or she has very important decisions to make. Students have to get their priorities in order to make sure they walk across the stage this summer. “It’s a lot more work being a senior. You have to crack down on your work and make sure you have all your credits,” said senior Raquon Walker. Being a senior can be very challenging and very exciting.
Class of 2017...... We are leaving this school on the road of success. The memories that we take with us will be the things that keep us motivated.
King has many clubs and organizations but one that does not get a lot of recognition is Crusaders for Christ. This faith-based group allows students to express their religious beliefs and focuses on sharing the word of God with other students. “Crusaders for Christ started before I got here at King," said math teacher Dwayne Harvey.
King’s staff and students held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Senior Shalonda Shamily was awarded an opportunity by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) to be an exchange student this summer. CIEE is a non-profit organization that provides educational travel to high school students. “I’ll be studying modern and standard Arabic and I’ll also be studying the dialect that’s spoken in Morocco, which is also Arabic,” said Shamily.
On Friday, Feb. 10, seniors participated in a ceremonial event, Senior Pinning. The goal of pinning is to celebrate the milestone and tradition of the senior class. Seniors are presented a pin to mark their achievements. The pin symbolizes the seniors’ eternal connection to Martin Luther King, Jr.
The evolution of the automobile has transformed how Americans view the traditional car. Henry Ford brought cars to the masses with the utilitarian Model 5, and then in 1935 he successfully crafted and produced the Model A1, which was designed for comfort, space, and affordability.