Midterms: Requirement or Unnecessary?

By Samantha Krevolin Once December Break is over, students often feel relaxed and refreshed coming into the new year. People are excited to see their friends and follow their New Year’s resolutions. However, this mindset is quickly changed as students are told by their teachers when they come back to school that midterms are rapidly approaching. The real controversy about this subject is the fact … Continue reading Midterms: Requirement or Unnecessary?

College Banners: How Do You Feel About Their Presence?

By Olivia Conte Typically by this time of year, students passing by the guidance office will notice college banners displayed on the walls. From Cornell to UCLA to The University of Wisconsin, colleges from around the country are represented in the array of pennants. This year, however, students are yet to see these banners and many are curious as to why. Normally, people would be … Continue reading College Banners: How Do You Feel About Their Presence?

Dress Code . . . Yes or No?

By Olivia Scaglione As winter has drawn to a close, warm weather is (hopefully!) fast approaching and as is the discussion of a controversial topic in many schools around the nation: whether students should be required to follow a dress code. When speaking to several students at the high school, most agreed that students should be able to wear the clothing they want. Freshman Gabriella … Continue reading Dress Code . . . Yes or No?

Is there Enough Time in between Classes?

By Raquel Kanner Picture this: The bell rings. Your next class is on the opposite side of the school. You are frantic and rushing to get to class, and you’re not the only one that feels this pressure. Students all around the school are cramming the hallways, making them difficult to navigate. In reality, the four-minute transition that occurs multiple times per day is crucial … Continue reading Is there Enough Time in between Classes?

Junior Year: Is it really that bad?

By Alessandra Colella As the Class of 2019 approaches the midpoint of their junior year, it is important to reflect and assess if this school year has lived up to its negative expectations. Junior year has built up a reputation for being the hardest year of one’s high school career. Juniors must take the ACT or SAT, visit colleges, build up their resumes, take driver’s … Continue reading Junior Year: Is it really that bad?