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    Coming Home Week: What to Expect

    In this podcast, I will give you an overview of the Coming Home week at Lipscomb Academy as students start getting excited about the games and the dance. There are also some thrilling events throughout the week that students get an opportunity to participate in, such as dress-up theme days and a cereal bar hosted by Mr. and Miss Lipscomb. Speaking of Mr. and Miss Lipscomb, I will also delve into their crowning ceremony and what to expect for that.

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    A Resounding Return: Over-Ear Headphones Are Back

    Lately, over-ear headphones have been all the rage, but weren’t they completely out just a few years ago? This recent fad has become popular through the social networking platform, TikTok. Influencers have been promoting the new Apple product, Airpod Max, which has grabbed the attention of young adults, college students, and gym-goers. Even celebrities have jumped in on the fun. Dua Lipa, Timothée Chalamet, Bella Hadid, Hailey Bieber, and others have shown their approval for the new Apple product by adding the accessory to their everyday outfits, which has also caught the attention of fans around the world. The 2016 “first generation” Airpods featured a wireless earbud look, completely taking…

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    Lipscomb Academy Named No. 1 Best Christian School in Nashville

    Lipscomb Academy has been named the No. 1 Best Christian School in Nashville by Niche.com for the second year in a row.  A statement released by the school stated, “Lipscomb Academy provides all the opportunity of a university, with the feel of a family. Our mission is greater than shaping only the minds of your children; we guide children to discover their gifts and passions to develop as a whole person and to become an adult who can positively influence the Nashville and greater global community.”  Lipscomb Academy values a Christian environment along with academic achievement. The school was established to teach Biblical Christianity and to equip Christians for service.…

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    SGA Revamps House System

    Lipscomb Academy introduced the house system last year, but SGA President and Vice President, Jake Rosenthal and Caroline Jackson, along with Ms. Pearl, are captaining a revamp to the system. When meeting over the summer about how to make the system more sustainable, Pearl, Rosenthal, and Jackson crafted three goals for the houses. The first goal is that the system creates a sense of community for students, the second is that it creates some excitement about being at school, and the final one is that it creates mentorship opportunities for students.  Last year, advisories were separated into four groups, known as houses. Houses enable students to get to know people…

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    Class of 2024 Selects This Year’s Mr. and Miss Lipscomb

    On September 6th, Mason Baker and Avery Calendine were revealed to be Mr. and Miss Lipscomb for the 2023-2024 school year. These titles are selected by the Senior Class each year to represent the seniors, the student body, and the entire Lipscomb community. These are the two highest honors a student at Lipscomb can receive.  According to Dr. Savage, “Seniors select students who embrace and personify Lipscomb values as they seek to Love God, Serve Others, Respect All, Pursue Joy, Seek to Learn, Embrace Collaboration, Deliver Our Best, and Create Solutions.” Avery Calendine has attended Lipscomb Academy for 14 years. She is currently involved in the Service Club, the Spanish…

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    Interview with Sophomore Class President and Vice President

    In this interview, I was able to hear from Jonathan Hairston, who was voted Sophomore Class President. We talk about his past experience, his future goals, and gain some insight into what can be in store for the next year. How long have you been at Lipscomb, and what have you learned during your time here that will help guide you as SGA President?  I have been at Lipscomb Academy for eight years. During that time, I have learned that the class of 2026 values service, community, and fun. Aligning our events and efforts with these values will be my priority.  You mentioned in your speech that you have been…

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    Interview with Senior Class President, Lucy Allen

    In this interview, I was able to talk to Lucy Allen, the Senior Class President. We talked about her role as president, exciting new possibilities for the senior class, and more insight into her campaign. How will your role as senior class president differ from Jake Rosenthal’s role as Student Body president? While everyone on SGA thinks of the best interests of the whole student body, my job is to specifically make sure that the ideas and thoughts of the senior class are represented to the best of my ability. Jake has done and is doing an excellent job of balancing input from all grades, but my focus is on…