The Epitaph

Letter to the Editor: principal responds to staff Editorial

Letter to the Editor: principal responds to staff Editorial

January 24, 2020

Dear Epitaph, I wanted to clarify and correct some of the comments made in your Staff Editorial from the December 11 edition titled “What Will It Take To Turn Your Words Into Action” (page 4).  Your column made it sound as if nothing has happened to increase or improve safety, but in reality, here are some of the things that have been done and are b...

Editorial: Executive meetings, club binders are ineffective

Editorial: Executive meetings, club binders are ineffective

By The Editorial Board

February 2, 2017

Before every executive meeting, club presidents scramble to finish club binder summaries and reschedule tutorials to show up for another meeting that regurgitates the same information of all meetings preceding it. The ASB Handbook states clubs have many responsibilities, including maintaining a well ...

Editorial: A waste of paper, time and practice

Editorial: A waste of paper, time and practice

By The Editorial Board

May 25, 2016

It might seem difficult or even impossible to get a perfect score on a final exam in a class as challenging as AP Biology. But somehow, an unusually high number of this year’s students did just that. They were able to do so by memorizing test questions from a practice test they took online. Yes, the AP...

Editorial: Transparent elections are a must

Editorial: Transparent elections are a must

By The Editorial Board

March 30, 2016

When students cast their ballots for next year’s representatives, they play a major role in deciding how the school will be run. The same concern has comes up every year and is never been addressed by administration: why aren’t the election results displayed? Yes, the winners are announced t...

Editorial: Rethinking how we think about college

By The Editorial Board

January 27, 2016

Ask a random senior for college application advice and you’ll most likely get an answer to the tune of “Do what makes you happy. Don’t join clubs just to look good for college and don’t overburden your schedule.” We’ve finally gotten the message that more does not equal better when it...

Editorial: The mess of ‘Run, Hide Defend’

By The Editorial Board

January 3, 2016

"It’s just like tying your shoe,” School Resource Officer Tom Bond said, “the more you practice [‘Run, Hide, Defend’ drills], the more comfortable you become.” The problem is that students don’t have enough practice. If an active shooter attacked our campus at any time during the school...