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It’s a sin to kill a book worm

It’s a sin to kill a book worm

Izzy Ullmann, Features Editor

December 14, 2015

We are taught from the day we enter elementary school that reading is a fundamental tool for all students. It is a nonnegotiable statement. Reading simply helps us flourish. Being a high school student, I can quote a variety of appreciated speeches by Sherman Alexie about the transitive benefits of reading, or Ralph Waldo Emerson...

Home Access Center provides too much access

Home Access Center provides too much access

Jesse Levinson, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015

“Maybe if I keep refreshing it a new grade will come out,” I thought to myself as I slouched over my desk in class, discreetly holding my phone between my legs. For what had undoubtedly been the fifth time in five minutes, I methodically dragged my finger down the screen and watched as the app g...

Speaking up proves to be a powerful tool for students

Speaking up proves to be a powerful tool for students

Olivia Foster, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

The college process is a daunting one; however, it can be substantially more helpful if you apply one simple tool: your own voice. “The Science of Sounding Smart,” a report from “Harvard Business Review,” by Juliana Schroeder and Nicholas Epley, shows that while many people believe their ideas and intelli...

Reflecting on homecoming

Reflecting on homecoming

Emma Lederer, staff writer

October 20, 2015

Music blasted and horns tooted as seniors sped into the parking lot of Compo Beach, ready to celebrate homecoming with the annual motorcade. The scene was of absolute madness, and I meant that in the best way. Everyone was running around and greeting friends and acquaintances alike while gearing up to ...

How Seniors can wipe out distractions

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015

Is it true Senioritis has already hit? Seniors are going a bit crazy with Early Action and Early Decision deadlines coming up within the next month. It can all get a bit overwhelming and sometimes, scratch that most of the time, all we want is a break from the chaos. Once we get that break, though, we...

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