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Martin Luther King should be celebrated

Martin Luther King should be celebrated

Jake Navarro ’20

January 28, 2019

Leadership, determination and confidence are all attributes that characterize Martin Luther King Jr. But the day named in his honor is characterized by sleeping in, watching Netflix and hanging out. Instead of participating in these lackadaisical activities, students should have to participate in school a...

Great Mills shooting drives more student voice

Great Mills shooting drives more student voice

March 21, 2018

By Elle Fair '19 At Great Mills High School in Maryland, a student opened fire on classmates on March 20, hitting a 16-year-old female and a 14-year-old male. Immediately after the shots were fired, the school resource officer was called to the scene where he engaged the shooter and ended the threat after shot...

Alterations to the schedule strikes Staples

Alterations to the schedule strikes Staples

May 25, 2017

By Lili Romann '19 Staples’ principal, James D’Amico, has approved a new scheduling system applicable for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years, implementing a system in which there is an ‘A,’ ‘B,’ ‘C’ and ‘D’ day rotation. The Staples High School Scheduling Committee has be...

Community Responds to Financial Staffing Cuts in Westport Public Schools

Community Responds to Financial Staffing Cuts in Westport Public Schools

March 26, 2011

By Ben Reiser, '13 and Bryan Schiavone, '13 On Feb. 24, the Providence, R.I. school committee handed pink slips to 1,929 Providence public school teachers. This decision was supported by mayor Angel Taveras, who said that the mass firing was a cost-controlling measure. On March 1, Superinten...

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