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College Board discontinues SAT subject tests and essay as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hannah Locke, News Editor February 8, 2021

The changes to the education system have been innumerable since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020. From school being cancelled altogether and administrations scrambling to find solutions,...

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Poll: Teachers and students on continuing the trimester 2 schedule when students return in-person

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2021

The revised schedule for this school year’s second trimester of distance learning has been a topic of discourse among students and faculty in recent weeks. Many vie for making benefits of the online...

SAT Corona Edition: Taking a life-changing test during the COVID-19 pandemic

SAT Corona Edition: Taking a life-changing test during the COVID-19 pandemic

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor November 4, 2020

The SAT is one of the most important milestones in the life of an upperclassmen high school student. The big test, the final frontier, the number that will decide if you can attend the college of your...

Sophomore Myah Walker has decided to meet with Spanish teacher Linsey Bain in the morning. Walker has questions on a story she wrote so she decided to go to Mr. Bain to read the story to her, because she trusts her.

The importance of teachers showing off personality while teaching

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager October 26, 2019

Every weekday for 180 days, teenagers wake up and go to school. Most of the time the students learn the curriculum and move onto the next class, typically leaving them unimpressed and often bored.  Once...

How Lily improves her writing despite dyslexia

How Lily improves her writing despite dyslexia

Ava Anglin, Guest Writer October 2, 2019

Imagine your letters constantly moving and flipping while you try to read them. Sophomore Lily Stickley at Loy Norrix goes through this battle on a daily basis. Stickley discovered she...

In Libris, Libertas (In Books, Freedom):  High School Students Should Read More for Pleasure

In Libris, Libertas (In Books, Freedom): High School Students Should Read More for Pleasure

June 16, 2019

By Sam Shaffer The students let out a collective groan as their English teacher announces the next book they will be reading -- Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” A large percentage of the students...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017

   

Teachers Should Allow Students to Listen to Music in Class

Teachers Should Allow Students to Listen to Music in Class

Dagnija Tomsons October 26, 2016

That moment of utter silence envelopes you as you finally are released to work independently and instead of listening to random coughing and the tapping of pencils, you instead pop in those earbuds to...

Junior Lacey Burke sits in front of a computer doing her PreCalculus test on MIVHS. She is taking this class because it does not fit into her schedule. “I enjoy the level of autonomy that I have when completing and turning in my assignments. I can make it work around my personal schedule,” said Burke. Photo Credit / Grace Augustine

A New Way of Learning: Online classes Have Benefits

Grace Augustine May 18, 2016

Passing classes can be hard, and when faced with a subject like math, many find that the largest challenge between them and graduation is earning credit from a class that they already tried and failed....

High School Should Be Optional

High School Should Be Optional

derangosophia November 19, 2015

I love education, but I hate going to high school. I have learned how to cope with the pains of public school for eleven years of my life and so has almost everyone else I know. It’s not just learning...

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