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How Much Could I Earn?
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Explore the's web site!Have you visited the College Board's website recently? Normally you would go there when registering for your SATs and other standardized tests. You will also find a wealth of information to help you choose a career.

Old Wives' Tales: fact or fiction?
Orig. posted 10.25.03
You've probably heard them all, "Eating carrots is good for your eyes," "Don't cross your eyes; they'll stay that way," "You'll go deaf listening to loud music." Take our fun poll and then read the article by Patricia Curtis to see whether there is fact of fiction behind these and 10 other old wives' tales.

Second Hand Smoke Can Be Deadly
May 2, 2004
Medfast, an educational health series from National Jewish Medical and Research Center, has good information on second hand or passive smoke.

Holes: The Movie
March 9, 2003
Disney pictures made a movie out of one of the most wonderful books we've ever stumbled upon: Holes, the 1999 Newbery Award Winner by Louis Sachar. View the trailer, get to know the boys, the camp, and more! Check out and read the book itself prior to watching the movie.

Eating Disorders Explained
Jan 3, 2003
We've all heard about Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia. This article also mentions lesser known but just as damaging eating disorders. Self-diagnostic quizes are available at the end of the article as well helpful links on the subject.   Download/View File ]  Message board ] 

National Hispanic Recognition Goes to Local Student
Dec 11, 2002
ChristineChristine Gary, a member of the senior class at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been recognized as a SCHOLAR in the National Hispanic Recognition Program, as announced by Principal Paul Martin. Ms. Gary has been ranked at the top of her class academically at CMHS, is active in community service and is an All Star Cheerleader with CCA Cheer and Tumble, competing both regionally and at the national level with them. Next fall she hopes to attend college to pursue studies in genetics.

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