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Student Spotlight: Javon Laprade

A career in entertainment is one of the most desired in the 21st century. Everyone knows at least one person who is trying to “make it” through entertainment, whether it be making music and posting it on SoundCloud, making YouTube videos, or trying to go viral on TikTok.

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Obama’s First Male Cheerleader in 10 Years

Rayshawn Alexander, a junior at Obama, was one of three boys to try out for the winter cheer team and the only one to successfully make it. The last time the Obama cheer team had a male cheerleader was in 2012 when the current cheer coach, Ms. Clarke was a member of the team herself.…

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