Nike releases

First, we have the Lebron XIII ID. It is coming out October 10 at 10:00 for  $200 dollars a pair. The colors are mulberry/black pure platnium-vivid puple. for Lebron there are no such things as luck. Hard work, perserverence  and the abillity to conquer any challenge has led him to victory.image

Now we have the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG in powder blue. It’s white and dark powder blue. The day it is coming out is October 10, and the cost is $160 dollars. It was inspired by Jordan’s collegiate alma mater.  The new Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG will feature a white premium on the upper along with dark powder blue accents. Get yours October 10 at nike.com.

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Now we have the Nike Flyknit Racer Tranquil. It comes out October 9 at 10:00. The cost is $150 dollars. They are the most lightweight running shoes, and they look great. They also have great Nike zoom air cushioning. The colors are white/black-game with a royal-green strike.

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Sharks vs. Selfies

It sounds like a joke, but unfortunately it isn’t: The deaths are a tragic reminder to travelers that focusing on their phone screens instead of paying attention to potentially dangerous surroundings. The BBC reported that a Japanese tourist reportedly died of a heart attack after falling down a staircase at the Taj Mahal’s Royal Gate while attempting to take a selfie. Another man recently shot himself while posing for a selfie, and in 2014, a couple fell off a cliff while trying to snap a picture of themselves. It got to the point where Russia had so many people being injured or killed while taking selfies, that the Russian police published a guide on how to take selfies without killing yourself.

A trend in selfie deaths was noticed, and it was found by the website ‘Mashable’ that more people died while trying to take a selfie this year than were killed by sharks. In 2015, 12 people died while attempting to take a selfie and eight people died from shark attacks. This is a scary fact because being afraid of sharks is a very common and widespread fear, but the reality is that being distracted by something as everyday as a phone is more of threat to us in this technologically advanced age. The bottom line is that your life is more important than some daredevil selfie in front of a train to post on Instagram.

The iPad roll out

The iPads are here at Highland Park High School to help students learn better and teachers teach easier. Here is some information about the iPads and when they will be coming to other schools.

Boys Totem Town, October 12

Farnsworth Upper, October 7

Gordon Parks HS, October 14

Highland Park Middle, October 14

Humboldt, October 5-7

Journeys, October 13

LEAP HS, October 12

Linwood Monroe Lower, October 7

Linwood Monroe Upper, October 8

Murray Middle, October 13

Open World Learning, October 8

Parkway, October 12

With an iPad comes responsibility here are some rule that come along with the iPad

  • Do not leave or store the iPad in a vehicle.
  • Do not lend the iPad to another person. You are solely responsible for the care and security of your iPad.
  • Do not use the iPad or allow it to be visible when waiting at a bus stop or train station; riding public transportation, such as a Metro Transit bus or light rail train; or when walking in the community.
  • Carry the iPad to and from school in a school bag or backpack so that it is not visible.

A passcode will be required to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information on the

  • Do not share your password with anyone else.

Each iPad has a unique identification number and district property control tag.

  • Do not remove the tags or modify the numbers.