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The use of tutors should not be criticized

The use of tutors should not be criticized

Bailey Blaikie ’19

December 10, 2018

The use of tutors has become a topic of discussion throughout the Staples hallways, usually with a negative connotation. Some state that students take advantage of their tutors and have them do their work for them. However, as someone who utilizes tutors in a positive way, I find these comments both offensive and fals...

Classes should complete tests before long breaks

Classes should complete tests before long breaks

Elle Fair '19

December 5, 2018

After a winter holiday break largely comprised of eating, excessive sleeping and endless movie-watching, students do not come back necessarily in the studious mindset that school requires. So, before students and teachers leave for long breaks, all work for the unit that is currently in progress should...

Teachers need to stop ignoring GMS

Teachers need to stop ignoring GMS

Remy Teltser ’21

November 8, 2018

The unpleasant bell sounds off at 8:25 a.m. as my peers file into my math classroom to begin the tiresome second period of the day. Sure, this long period is brutal to sit through, but at least it’s Wednesday and GMS is airing, so there’s something entertaining to look forward to. But as soon as...

Athletes take too many early dismissals

Athletes take too many early dismissals

October 17, 2018

By Elle Fair '19   It’s 1:30 p.m. and the athletes dressed in their blue and white uniforms begin packing up their bags and leaving the classroom right in the middle of a new lesson. With 45 minutes left in the period, athletes are let off the hook and are free to leave school early as t...

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