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Point counterpoint: removal of valedictorian will benefit all

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

A student steps up to the podium. They have excelled in a multitude of advanced placement and dual enrollment classes, and have just been accepted into an Ivy League school. A stereotypical “rah rah make the world a better place” speech is delivered and then the valedictorian steps down. And tha...

Opinion: Graduation Overhaul Step in Right Direction

Opinion: Graduation Overhaul Step in Right Direction

Grant Williams

October 16, 2018

As higher education grows increasingly requisite for career success and the number of college applicants continues to rise, many students are aggressively seeking to differentiate themselves from the hundreds of thousands of other hopeful applicants in the competition for selective scholarship awards...

Having a voice

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017

The light at the end of the tunnel is within reach for the Class of 2017, and preparations to finally graduate are well on their way. Students speaking at graduation in particular knew how much work it would take in advance. On the night of graduation, seniors Cameron Rua-Smith, Kane Hudson, and val...

Ivy League bound student ranks Harvard acceptance among his accomplisments

Ivy League bound student ranks Harvard acceptance among his accomplisments

Rebecca Hoffmann, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015

Many students aspire to achieve their goals during this four-year experience we call high school. Standing valedictorian, senior Jeffery “JJ” Andrade, has recently reached what he claims to be his biggest accomplishment, acceptance into Harvard University. Andrade has worked towards achieving...

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