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Some Seniors communicate their plans

BY: STACEY BULMER As the end of the school year looms closer and closer, the weeks seem to fly by. For this year’s graduating class of 2012, the end is coming faster than expected. The seniors are getting ready to graduate. Some will leave for college, others will find a job. Some others are staying […]

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The Time for Excellence Has Come

BY SAMUEL LAY On February 24, parents and students of AAI received an email message from Mrs. Christina Simmons. The message referred to the opening of the selection of National Honor’s Society students for 2012. This is a great honor to distinguish students who have shown their dedication and capacity during their high school life. […]

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Conspiracy in play – More than a soccer game

By WOO DONG KYUN Port Said Stadium, Egypt- A soccer match between Al-Ahly and Al-Masry concludes 3 to 1 with Al-Masry victorious. Fans boo and create a ruckus hollering in disappointment as Al-Masry celebrate. Seconds later, a fan spots what seems to be a crowd of armed spectators, and is knocked out by a nearby […]

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The Scarcity of Time Affects Teen Stress

By WOO DONG KYUN The 3:30 bell may have rung a few minutes ago, but it takes another hour or two for many students to go home. Some come home right in time for dinner, while others may have to cope with their empty stomachs a bit longer. Four times a week, from 4:30 pm […]

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New policies affect Alliance students

BY: STACEY BULMER The conference room at Alliance Academy International usually stands empty and cold on a Friday morning. On the morning of February 3, however, it was cold but not empty. Mr. Toby Travis, secondary school principal at Alliance Academy International, stood centre stage. He was holding a student question and answer forum. During […]

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Human Trafficking Grips Ecuador

BY: DIANA CASCANTE “Why didn’t God do anything? Why didn’t God come to rescue me? I prayed and He didn’t do anything?” Every two minutes a child is being trafficked for sexual exploitation. There are 27 million people gripped in modern-day slavery. 80% are women, 50% children. And it is happening now in Ecuador. “Ecuador is […]

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Scopolamine and Burundanga become weapons of crime in Ecuador

BY: SAMUEL LAY On a regular day thousands of people go walking in the streets and receive fliers from people advertising their products. Others go to department stores and try on new perfumes and others help tourists in the street finding the addresses they are looking for. Now, would you ever consider all these actions […]

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Man Striving to Honor God

Photo from: Greg Collord BY: DIANA CASCANTE “I had zero intention or idea or thought of living or working here,” says Greg Collord. He was referring to his fist visit to Ecuador in May 1990. Today Greg Collord is completing he 22nd year at Alliance Academy and plans to leave when the school year ends. Twenty […]

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Reflecting in the Rubble

BY: MATT BOWEN It was January 12, 2010. The news spread like wildfire. “A 7.0 Earthquake Hits Haiti”, “Fierce Quake Devastates Haitian Capital”, “Port Au Prince rocked by 7.0 Earthquake.”  Now, two years after the devastating earthquake, the country is taking steps to better themselves. Dr. David Wells, Director of the Alliance Academy International, and […]

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