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Editorial: Executive meetings, club binders are ineffective

Editorial: Executive meetings, club binders are ineffective

By The Editorial Board
February 2, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

"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...

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