Meet the Staff: Mr. Miller

This year at Oakland Mills High School, Mr. Berry is joined by a new teacher in room 105. Mr. Jonathan Miller is the second addition to the classroom, and one of the new teachers at our school this year. What drew Mr. Miller to teach Social Studies? Why not another subject? โ€œBecause, I think SS applies to our real lives because if you take a … Continue reading Meet the Staff: Mr. Miller

Conflict in Israel

For hundreds of years, Israelis and Palestinians have been fighting against each other for the land that both believe they should have. In 1948, Israel was established as a country by the United Nations, making Palestinians angry because they believed the land belonged to them. A fighter group, the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), began to carry out attacks such as hijacking airplanes and went as … Continue reading Conflict in Israel

The Sides of Gun Control

There are two sides to the gun control debateโ€“โ€“the left and right. For and against. There are hundreds of arguments to support gun control laws and hundreds of arguments to oppose the same laws. The gun control debate in America has been going on for years, sparked by the terrible events like the Columbine High School shooting in 1999. Nineteen years later and tragedies like … Continue reading The Sides of Gun Control

7-11 Immigration Raids

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, January 10, ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) agents raided ninety-eight 7-Eleven stores across the country and arrested a total of twenty-one employees. Seven of these stores were located in Baltimore, Glen Burnie, Severna Park, Pasadena, Landover, Upper Marlboro, and Frederick. ICE also raided 7-Eleven stores in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and New York City. ICE did not comment … Continue reading 7-11 Immigration Raids

Australia Same Sex Vote

  On Wednesday, November 15, the Australian Bureau of Statistics announced that 61.6% of the Australian population voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. The voluntary survey conducted by postal mail was announced in August 2017, with 79.5% of the population voting in total. The Australian Senate had one week to make same-sex marriage legal before they left for a break. The upper house of … Continue reading Australia Same Sex Vote