• SHS Game on Point!

    SHS Game on Point!

    Tylyn Johnson, Chief Editor

    September 20, 2017

    The Shortridge Blue Devils have been on a roll, winning a majority o0f their sports games this year. Woot, woot! School has been in for a close to 2 months, and it’s pretty clear that Shortridge is on track to becoming a force to be reckoned with. Last school year's victory over Crispus Attucks’ varsity footb...

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  • How do you use TAPÉ?

    How do you use TAPÉ?

    Alton Parks, Writer

    September 10, 2017

    When you hear the word tape, what do you think of? A roll of scotch tape? Or even duct tape? Well I'm here to tell you that the TAPÉ I'm asking about isn't a tool for help. It is a clothing brand created from four current Shortridge scholars which released on the 25th of August. Their names are Miguel...

  • Shortridge scholars receive honors for spring 2017 semester

    Shortridge scholars receive honors for spring 2017 semester

    Echo Staff

    September 8, 2017

    During today's Friday Connect speaker series, Shortridge scholars received certificates of achievement recognizing them for academic honors. Scholars were awarded with honors, high honors, and distinguished honors. Marysa Pike, junior and NHS member, led the ceremony with an introductory speech and...

  • An Abstract Word

    An Abstract Word

    Tylyn Johnson, Chief Editor

    September 8, 2017

    "Commitment" is a very abstract term. And yet, it is something we deal with regularly. From the commitment to keep hope alive, to the commitment of not procrastinating on homework. To understand what "commitment" truly is, we interpret it, consider the qualities that make it up, and the levels of "commi...

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  • Properly Procrastinate People! (Part 2)

    Properly Procrastinate People! (Part 2)

    Tylyn Johnson, Chief Editor

    September 7, 2017

    Last time, we discussed what it means to procrastinate, and how professionals view it. In summary: Procrastination is the act of putting off work. Professionals do not support it. Here's some of the important order to actually procrastinate, one should have four very basic things. Yo...

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Local

O-Week: Field Day, Blood on the Pavement

O-Week: Field Day, Blood on the Pavement

Field Day at o-week was a total knockout! From fun games to challenging crafts, all of the blue devils walked away relaxed and eager to start class. However, off in the distance, a storm cloud in the shape of a basketball...

August 11, 2017No Comments

Battle of the Cheesecakes!

Battle of the Cheesecakes!

The Snooty Chef, Unpaid Intern

  On the eve of Spring Break, when teachers hide under their desks and students already think they’re on break, the life skills classes were battling over which class can bake the best cinnamon bun cheesecake. However,...

April 10, 2017No Comments

The Red Line

The Red Line

Zoe Bardon, Writer

The Red Line is planned to be built along Meridian Street in front of Shortridge. Read the story to learn more!

April 3, 20172 Comments

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Global

What Will Russia Do?

What Will Russia Do?

Opeoluwa Obajolu and Tylyn Johnson

On October 26 of 2016, Russia had a new nuclear weapon in its arsenal. On that Wednesday, the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau, one of the largest research and design centers in Russia for the development of rocket and space...

April 17, 2017No Comments

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Sports

JV Lady Blue Devils Dominate University High School

Marv Sugars, Sports Writer

  The JV lady Blue Devils defeated University High School in the first two games of the match. Led by the electric serves of Jenna Clay and Chelsea Roberts, the Blue Devils overwhelmed the opponents...

September 8, 2017No Comments

Blue Devils Blaze through the Crimson Knights in Season Opener

August 24, 2017

Blue Devils Route Rockets 36-6

August 14, 2017

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