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Criminal Justice Club inspires future crime-fighters

Criminal Justice Club inspires future crime-fighters

Hajera Naveed and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Whether you wish to learn about how examiners detect bank fraud, the life of an FBI agent, or the science behind crime scene investigation, criminal justice club offers it all. The club serves as an outlet for students with interest in a career in criminal justice or for students who just want to learn...

Earth Science Honors Symposium showcases semester projects

Earth Science Honors Symposium showcases semester projects

Samantha Moriarty and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Gallery, Multimedia, Top Stories

Students who walked by the library on Wednesday, April 18 saw something completely out of the ordinary. Posters filled the room, and students could be found presenting in every corner of the library for the 10th Annual Earth Science Honors Symposium. The Earth Science Honors Symposium is an annual conference put on by t...

Ecology Club brings Earth Week to life

Ecology Club brings Earth Week to life

Michalea Halikias and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

*Disclaimer: Ms. Lopez not only sponsors Ecology Club but also advises Devils’ Advocate. With the sun peeking through the trees and the slight breeze in the air, taking a stroll through nature during the springtime holds beauty and happiness. However, although our aesthetic planet may not seem...

Kai Foster brings poetry to life at national march

Kai Foster brings poetry to life at national march

Abby Stockmal and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The first four months of 2018 have brought plenty of political and social turmoil. While some students have taken to leading walkouts or joining nationwide protests and marches, some students have taken to writing in order to express their feelings regarding current events. Poetry Club is one of the outlets here that ...

Puzzle Club encourages students to think outside the box

Puzzle Club encourages students to think outside the box

Abby Stockmal and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

As the end of the year approaches, students' stress levels often increase as they are bombarded with midterms and the demands of studying for AP tests. As a result, students often seek out beneficial and relaxing ways to cope with the stress. One club has been particularly popular this year with students...

Boys varsity tennis team introduces star freshmen players

Boys varsity tennis team introduces star freshmen players

Michalea Halikias and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2018


Filed under Boys' Tennis, Features, Sports, Spring, Top Stories

With one final swing of the tennis racket, the fuzzy, neon yellow ball flies to the other side of the court, winning the match. Loud cheering and applause is heard in the background, coming from the other members of the boys varsity tennis team. To any student attending here, it is no secret that the boys var...

Film Club recaps the 90th Academy Awards

Film Club recaps the 90th Academy Awards

Peter Hughes and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

After the 90th Academy Awards came to a close on Sunday, March 4, social media was abuzz with opinions. However, beyond these quick takes on the Internet, within room 246 the next day, students in Film Club could be found in deep discussion about the winners of each category. "The great thing abou...

FACS Department inspires next generation of teachers

FACS Department inspires next generation of teachers

Abby Stockmal and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

While the concept of a teacher has been part of cultures for many years, the US  is facing a crisis because the percentage of future teachers is rapidly decreasing, according to a 2016 national survey of college freshmen. For various years, the school has offered numerous programs promoting stu...

Poetry Club speaks “Louder Than a Bomb”

Poetry Club speaks “Louder Than a Bomb”

Michalea Halikias and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

After a long, tiring day at school, many students seek a way to escape their stress and a way to relax. Some take a nap, some go for a run, and others use originally crafted poems as their outlet. Poetry Club, a club open to all grades, is comprised of students who enjoy poetry and writing their ow...

New grading reform in English department

New grading reform in English department

Katie Sharp, Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features

The English Department instituted the new grading scale consisting of 80 percent summative assessments and 20 percent formative assessments for the 2017-18 school year. Assistant Principal for Curriculum, Ms. Hurt, explained that formative assessments are those which teachers have frequently within a unit such as ...

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