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Seniors parking spots are in close proximity to the cafeteria making it easy and accessible for students to get their cars during lunch.

Extended lunch waves prove beneficial for seniors

Rebecca Kanfer , Staff Writer May 10, 2021

The change in schedule due to the Coronavirus pandemic meant a change in lunch waves. The extended lunch periods are beneficial for seniors and those who can drive because they have an ample amount of...

Earbuds have become the accepted norm when listening to music in school. However, this habit should be ditched in order to encourage meaningful social interactions while emerging from an isolating pandemic.

Earbuds spur anti-social behavior while emerging from pandemic

Lauren Hassell ’22, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

In the era of AirPods, listeners feel even more connected with musical artists across the world. While this connection may be comforting, the listener is simultaneously creating a sensory bubble of solitude.  People...

GG & Joe, along with other local restaurants, offers an outdoor seating arrangement. Eating outside has been proven to lower stress levels. Students would, therefore, find it enjoyable to take a break from school to go enjoy lunch at GG & Joe.

An open campus should be exercised through a merit-based system

Lauren Hassell ’22, Staff Writer April 5, 2021

We thought a quick Starbucks trip during our two-hour lunch period free was a great idea. It was a rainy Monday and my first day at school since November after transitioning from a full distance learner....

The most dramatic development in the wake of the shift to 75% capacity has been the new circumstances of lunch periods. Decidedly suboptimal, these have become frenzied and unsafe, but can be easily rectified.

Recent changes to lunch periods prove undesirable, require remedy

Mimi Casey ’22, Paper Opinions Editor March 24, 2021

With all of the changes that have come with the implementation of the 75% model, some of the most talked-about have been those affecting lunch periods. Considering the dramatically stricter regulations...

Students reflect on new lunch, free period regulations due to COVID-19

Lily Caplan ’22 and Charley Guthartz ’22 October 13, 2020

Apps deliver food to main entrance

Apps deliver food to main entrance

December 20, 2017

By: Maya Brodows ’20 Ask any high school student what their least favorite part of school is and they will be sure to inform you of the endless amounts of homework, the severe lack of sleep and,...

Chipotle v.s. Qboba

Chipotle v.s. Qboba

March 19, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls '19 and Hannah Bolandian '19  

Students question Staples’ compliance with State lunch requirements

Students question Staples’ compliance with State lunch requirements

November 5, 2016

Schools in Connecticut are required to provide students a minimum of 20 minutes for lunch during a school day. On Nov. 13, 2007, Mark K. McQuillan, Commissioner of Education for Connecticut, issued a letter...

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