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Marie Achkar

Marie Achkar, Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Marie Achkar and I am currently a senior at Saint Joe. Besides being a new writer for the Square, I am also an intern at Redeemer Radio, participate in several theater productions throughout the year, and am heavily involved in Future Business Leaders of America and Student Ambassadors. I look forward to writing new articles and stories on this site and sharing them with all of you!

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Saint Patrick's Park, the home fields for the Saint Joe baseball team.

Saint Joe baseball season kicks off with a win

April 11, 2021

Grab your peanuts and crackerjacks--the Saint Joe baseball team’s season is just beginning.  The 2021 spring season started this past Tuesday, March...

Leo (pictured left) and Patrick (pictured right), talking about their experience of being in the same class with one another.

Siblings in the same class: Leo and Patrick Mcgreevy

March 18, 2021

Identical twins: Not only do they look alike, share a birthday and live with each other, but they also need to sit in class together, too.  Leo and...

All five senior boys standing with their parents, being honored before the big game against Washington.

Saint Joe bids a fond farewell to its basketball seniors

March 4, 2021

When the seniors on the Saint Joe varsity boys basketball team were asked what their favorite memory was while being a part of the team, there were a lot...

Andrew Achkar (pictured left) and Marie Achkar (pictured right) studying for a math test together.

Two Achkars Plus One Math Class Equals Success

February 16, 2021

A sophomore and a senior: separate grade levels, separate classes, right? Not for the Achkar siblings. Marie (senior) and Andrew Achkar (sophomore)...

Interning with Redeemer Radio: An Inside Look

Interning with Redeemer Radio: An Inside Look

February 6, 2021

When the play-by-play announcer said my name and “kicked” it to me, I was hooked.  I was live on the radio, on the sidelines of Saint Joe’s football...

Buchanan Girl One of First to Receive Eagle Scout

Buchanan Girl One of First to Receive Eagle Scout

February 6, 2021

Boys across the country have been earning the Eagle Scout rank for over a century, signifying that they are obedient, helpful, and trustworthy young men....

Senior motivation always takes a dip during the last semester of high school but this year it might be even lower.

Senioritis: Is it Treatable?

February 6, 2021

An annual illness is spreading amongst Saint Joe students again. It’s not the average common cold, flu, or COVID--it’s… senioritis? It’s that...

Ratigan Powers Saint Joe to Winning Record

Ratigan Powers Saint Joe to Winning Record

January 25, 2021

Junior Kelly Ratigan knows that the Saint Joe varsity girls basketball team isn’t the strongest, fastest or tallest team in the Northern Indiana Conference. But...

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