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Outdoor learning: a way to help motivate students

Outdoor learning: a way to help motivate students

Emma Van Riper ’20

May 16, 2019

As summer is approaching and the weather is getting nicer out, it makes sense that students are asking their teachers to hold class outside for once. After being inside hour after hour, day after day, month after month, the same routine can get pretty boring. If teachers were to allow classes to be hel...

Lightly-colored décor contributes to creating a less stressful ambiance

Lightly-colored décor contributes to creating a less stressful ambiance

November 4, 2016

By: Kayla Sirlin ’19 The time is running out and I’m approaching the final problem on a math test. I anxiously crunch numbers into my calculator while simultaneously thinking about the next steps necessary in order to complete this complex problem. “One minute left!” my teacher warns us, and...

Students use caffeine as daily pick-me-up

Students use caffeine as daily pick-me-up

December 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Everyday, students buy a drug that is provided by stores like Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts. Many purchase it over the counter and ingest it throughout their first period classes. Caffeine is a licit psychoactive drug accessible to minors, but because it is available on the coffee shop...

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