You pushed off planning for prom because it seemed so far away, and you assumed that you had all the time in the world. Now, you realize it is twelve days away, and you have so much to do! In situations like these, a crash course is helpful. So you’re welcome, fellow Apex Cougars! A great philosopher (and when I mean philosopher, I mean an obscure Disney direct-to-television movie) one said, “Graduation is for the parents whereas prom is for the students.” So to prepare for the most memorable event of your life, here is what you have been waiting your entire high school career for: A Crash Course in Preparing for Prom.
National Public Radio, commonly known as NPR, is a public radio channel that millions of people across America listen to every day, including Mr. Scott Summers, Apex High School English teacher. NPR’s daily shows often include games that listeners can participate in, such as the Chicago-based quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! When Summers heard NPR give out the number for the show while listening one day, he decided to take the opportunity and call in—and ended up on national public radio several weeks later.
President Obama made history when he visited Havana, Cuba because this was the first time in nearly ninety years that a United States president has made that trip. A giant American delegation, which consisted of about eight hundred to twelve hundred people, landed in Havana the weekend of March Twenty-first planning on ending tension that is carried over from the Cold War and adding to Obama’s legacy.