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NOTE TAKING TECHNIQUES
NOTE TAKING TECHNIQUES
Eylee Pennings, Staff Writer • October 14, 2020

Taking notes is not easy. Sometimes things can get unorganized, and that means  our notes will be harder to understand. There will never be someone who will just let you copy their notes, so it's time you learned! Get out a notebook and pencil, you’re going to want to take some notes...on how to take notes. You will be a note taking master in no time!   Mapping Mapping is a great way to take notes. It is basically key points and a whole lot of arrows. It may not be your favorite way, but it is pretty helpful. It can be used for most subjects, but it is not ideal for math.    Graphing This technique is good for observations and details. It is definitely used if you want to record many things. When using this technique,...

TIPS FROM VETERAN OWLS
TIPS FROM VETERAN OWLS
October 4, 2020
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NEW STUDENTS AT iUP
NEW STUDENTS AT iUP
Lauren Burgess, Staff Writer • September 26, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the possibility of online learning has become more appealing to many students. The pandemic, along with many other variables has led to an increase in students at iUniversity Prep this year. New students have many benefits but can also create some challenges for teachers. I interviewed a few of the staff members here at iUP to ask them how they’ve had to adapt with so many new students.  Jen Carlin has been teaching here at iUniversity for 2 years and it is her 23rd year as a teacher overall. When talking about the adjustment from brick-and-mortar to virtual school,...

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NEVER STOP SWINGING
September 18, 2020
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THE UNDERGROUND LIBRARY: CHAPTER 3
THE UNDERGROUND LIBRARY: CHAPTER 3
Skylar Deegan, Staff Writer • October 26, 2020

Chapter 3 The Hollow, as the Bookwyrm had called it, turned out to be a cozy cave at the end of quite a confusing maze of corridors.         “My room is just down the hall,” Toby told him...

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TOP MOVIES COMING OUT
TOP MOVIES COMING OUT
Owen Labay, Staff Writer • October 29, 2020

Getting tired of the same old movies? Are you bored? Do you have anything to look forward to? Here are a few movies to look forward to that are coming out soon. ” The Croods:...

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Bruce Bowen
Bruce Bowen
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Hello! My name is Bruce Bowen and I am a sophomore at iUniversity Prep. I love writing and am super excited to be a part of iHoot this year. This is my first year as a staff writer. I have been writing...

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FAST TRACK TO COLLEGE READINESS
FAST TRACK TO COLLEGE READINESS
Emily DeMotte, Travel Editor • October 26, 2020

Once you have entered high school, it is likely that the last thing on your mind is college. It's a whole four years away right? True, but it is actually more beneficial than...

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ALGORITHMS
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ALGORITHMS
Alondra Martinez, Staff Writer • October 23, 2020

Stress, excitement, hard work are words usually associated with college. Students do everything they can to make sure their applications are outstanding. But what about algorithms?...

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BRANSON MO
BRANSON MO
Nyomi Nee, Entertainment Editor • October 29, 2020

Ever since I started at iUP my family has taken it as an opportunity to travel more. One of our favorite places to visit is Branson, Missouri, especially in the fall around...

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TOP 5 COUNTRIES TO VISIT
October 27, 2020
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HALLOWEEN VS. CHRISTMAS
HALLOWEEN VS. CHRISTMAS
Nathan Travis, Staff Writer • October 30, 2020

Halloween is just around the corner, and for lots of people, it’s their favorite holiday; however, others might say Christmas or maybe even...

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FLICKERS ON A DARK DAWN (CHAPTER 1)
Vivien Phillips, Staff Writer • October 29, 2020

It was another melancholy London morning; not that I was expecting something different. As I put my glasses on the bright lights were no longer...

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