Monday, June 24, 2019

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Mikaela Foecke Rises on the Love and Support of Her Town

By Natavia Howell It must feel great to be a local celebrity in a small town where everyone knows your name. For this young athlete, she has this experience every day. She’s an 18-year old high school senior who stands 6’3″ tall and has already had much success in her athletic career. Mikaela talked about her own successes, but what’s …

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#HSIOC Roundup: November 5

Our weekly collection of the best Instagram shots from around the county. If your school wasn’t represented or you think you can do better, tag your Instagram photos #HSIOC! Click on each picture to enlarge.

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Style Guide

The HSI style guide will continually develop as questions arise. abbreviations Write out long organization titles on first reference with the initials following. For example, “The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) announced…” and then “The NSAA…” addresses Write out and capitalize “Street,” “Road,” “Boulevard,” etc. when used as part of a address without a street number. Abbreviate and capitalize “St.,” …

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Editing Basics

a, an Use “a” before words with consonant sounds, such as “a tough competitor.” Use “an” before words with vowel sounds, such as “an opposing team” or “an honorable effort.” accept, except Accept means to receive, e.g. “She accepted the offer from the university.” Except means to exclude, e.g. “He said he liked everything except the cafeteria food.” affect, effect …

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HSI Internship

Hey, high school students! Do you like to write, engage in social media or take pictures? Do you want to learn more about digital media? Do you want to strengthen your college application? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then interning with High School Illustrated is right for you! What Will Interns Do? Writers. You’ll write, interact …

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