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SAT should not be deciding factor for colleges

Kaplan SAT book representing the high costs that come with taking and preparing for the SAT.

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2020

As students grow older and reach the last two years of their high school career, there is a standardized test that never fails to incite an unhealthy amount of stress into their routine: the SAT.  According to College Board, the organization that administers the SAT, “Over 8 million students took...

Honorary months are worth breaking curriculum

Honorary months are worth breaking curriculum

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2020

Honorary months are dedicated to specific groups enriching history and culture. Schools across the nation tend to use these months to expand the horizons of the curriculum, for a short amount of time. Months such as Women’s History Month, in March, or African American History Month, in February, ush...

16 Days of Activism addresses gender gap in violence

16 Days of Activism addresses gender gap in violence

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2019

Our world has reached a point in which the value of free speech is crucial nowadays. Through countless movements, substantial progression toward a common goal has been on the rise. The thousands upon thousands of voices that have been muted throughout the years are becoming a thing of the past as people a...

Documentaries warning society of evil

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

Theodore Robert Bundy: the name behind the man that bewildered everyone nearly fifty years ago and stirs controversy when mentioned today. More commonly known as Ted Bundy, the infamous psychopath who confessed to murdering thirty women, reclaimed the spotlight after Netflix released a series centering aro...

Traditions not fit for our modern lives

Traditions not fit for our modern lives

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018

Nothing beats the taste of a home cooked meal, but in a fast-paced world, is that just old-fashioned thinking? When people picture Thanksgiving, they likely think of the decadent dishes and the unforgettable time spent with all sorts of family members. However, what they often neglect to notice...

Final Exams are a Nuisance to Students, but a Necessity to Future Success

Michael McKinzie, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018

Every Semester Students across the country prepare for their final exams in pursuit of a passing grade in their various classes. Teenagers despise the tests due to the stress and anxiety they cause, but they do not recognize the impact they can have on their future. Final Exams provide students an idea of poss...

Student Parking: Still A Problem

Megan Linden, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017

With a school that holds over 3,500 students and more than half of them being able to drive, there is bound to be student parking problems. There was a new parking lot built at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year, leaving only around 20 driving juniors to not get a spot. But even with the new...

Summer Assignments: What Gives?

Cameron Martin, author for this article and Opinions writer.

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017

With about one-third of students being in at least one honors or AP class, a lot of us are no stranger to summer assignments. One of the objectives of summer books and packets is to prepare students for the types of learning themes they will be tackling next year while reviewing last year’s content...

Staying in state offers comfort

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2017

There's no place like home. What better time than college to apply this valuable life lesson? Today many students are faced with countless college opportunities. Ranging from those fortunate enough to gain scholarships that accelerate them to all parts of the country to those who wish to study abroad...

Our Take

Our Take

February 7, 2017

In America the Super Bowl is hailed as sports royalty. The anticipation and preparations, not to mention the decorations and the food, parallels that of a bank holiday. It is elaborate and excessive but the atmosphere on that Sunday is unrivaled. Despite the eager groundwork and excuse to throw a party, the S...

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