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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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    Being a Witness-Podcast

    In this Podcast, we will be “short diving” into what it means to be a Witness to Jesus, and to recognize how He has worked in your life. In the moment and during certain points in your life, a lot of the time you aren’t looking for your Witness. And that’s okay. Reflection is still recognition, even if it takes a little bit longer.

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    Sephora Crisis of 2023

    Recently when you go into your local Sephora have you noticed a chaotic mess or a swarm of 12-year-old little girls? Well the media certainly has. This trend of 12-14 year old little girls who come into Sephora—unattended—to buy the newest Drunk Elephant serum or Rare Beauty blush has surfaced all over TikTok. People are sharing their experiences in storytimes or “Get ready with me” videos of coming in contact with a young tween in Sephora.  This initially became a trend when Sephora employees took to Tiktok to complain about how these girls treat the staff. They used words like “bratty” and “spoiled” to describe the children. But why is…

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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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    Volleyball season comes to an end

    The volleyball team at Lipscomb Academy celebrates a season of trials, achievements, and meaningful lessons as the volleyball season marks its end. Challenges With the volleyball team being 7-0 in the region and 20-6 for the season, volleyball coach Jake House says that her players are setting the bar higher and higher every year. According to House, the team came into the regional tournament this year undefeated.  “I love our region because no matter who we play, it’s always a good match and everybody we play always challenges you in different ways. We all make each other better,” House said. Specifically, one of the biggest competitors House and outside hitter…

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    Lipscomb Hosts Grandparents Day, Wynonna Judd Performs

    Lipscomb hosted their annual Grandparents Day last Wednesday featuring one of Lipscomb’s famous Grandmothers, Wynnona Judd. The day consisted of performances, activities, and lunch with the Grandparents. Every year Lipscomb Academy hosts Grandparents Day for Lipscomb’s students and alumni. Grandparents are welcome to come for the day and attend a service in Allen Arena. It is a day students are able to share with their grandparents and show them what they do in their everyday life at school. Traditionally, students will leave the school day with their grandparents to go have lunch and spend time with them. Ainsley Whitman, a senior at Lipscomb whose grandparents have attended this event for…

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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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    What is it like to be a Host Family?

    Every year, the Lipscomb Academy Homestay Program provides global students and host families with an experience they’ll never forget.  The Homestay program gives international students an opportunity to come to Lipscomb Academy and experience life in Nashville for a semester, or a shorter amount of time depending on the student’s preference. Lipscomb families can apply to host global students and welcome them into their home as a temporary family member.  Some students find the transition easy while it takes others a little longer to get used to the new environment. In senior Caroline Jackson’s case, she was able to adapt pretty quickly to having a new student live with her…

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    Homecoming Kicks off with Spirit Week, Homecoming Court Winners Announced

    The SGA recently announced the Homecoming theme as “Music city, USA,” and finalized plans for spirit week and the dance. Students voted for Homecoming court as the school prepares for the age-old Homecoming tradition. HOMECOMING THEMES & SGA Every year, SGA plans Homecoming for Lipscomb students and makes sure that it will be a fun theme and a good experience for all.  This year, Student Body President Jake Rosenthal and Vice President Caroline Jackson took the lead and decided on “Music City, USA” as the 2023 Homecoming theme.  The themes for spirit week are all music inspired. Each day will be based on a different musical genre. This year, spirit…