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Staples MD system checker

Staples MD system checker

Chase Emilio, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016

What is senioritis? Senior(noun) is defined as holding a high position, in this case it's a fourth year student on the verge of graduating high school. The Suffix -itis is classified as an inflammatory disease, or something that spreads in mindset. Senioritis can also be classified as an STD, which...

Navigating the college process

Navigating the college process

Alix Sommers, Assistant Business Manager

October 30, 2015

After completing the college application process in early October, with fifteen essays, three standardized tests and junior year behind me, I was excited to hear back from two rolling schools. With many different ways to apply to college, rolling allows a student to submit their application to the unive...

How to succeed in second semester without really trying

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor

April 7, 2015

It is now nearing the end of March of my senior year, and my long, treacherous journey through high school is almost behind me. In two short months I will be saying my goodbyes to my teachers, the table in the senior section I’ve learned to call home and, of course, the infamous sandwich line. I l...

Siblings sniffle with Senioritis

Siblings sniffle with Senioritis

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

March 22, 2015

Many feel lucky that we are stepping out of the flu season at this time of year, but we are stepping into prime-time for a much more serious disease: senioritis. Washing your hands won’t save you, even if you’re careful not to share drinks it can be passed, and worst of all there is no cure. It...

Surviving severe second semester senioritis

Graphic by Amina Abdulkareem '15

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

From self-portraits in red crayola markers to writing a synthesis essay on Macbeth, you’ve hit the home stretch of your 12 year education. At this point, you most likely: Roll into first period about twenty minutes late, with a nonchalant attitude and one of Patty’s pink slips checked off as “unexcused.”...

A friendly reminder that I am a junior

A friendly reminder that I am a junior

Dylan Donahue, Sports Editor

May 23, 2014

Senioritis was a raging epidemic in the spring of 2014.  Symptoms included lack of focus, and decreased effort and productivity as well as  perpetually late assignments and arrival.  These symptoms often resulted in increased Netflix consumption, and decreased grades and teacher patience. Howev...

Senioritis Takes Over

Senioritis Takes Over

May 2, 2011

11:43 a.m. Volunteers Susan Nussbaum, Eileen Brancucci and Susan Glick are selling senior prom and senior class trip tickets during all three lunch waves this week. Despite reminders the senior class has received, only one student has yet to sign up for the senior class trip as students are missing the necessary paperwork. It seems like senioritis is affecting these forgetful students even outsid...

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