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Beverage rules push Gatorade out of cafeteria

Lesley Wright, Opinions Editor

January 18, 2011

As eighth-grader Julia Spychalsky peers into the glass-faced refrigerator at the end of the lunch line, she notices that not even one bottle of Gatorade is left on the shelf, leaving her with only two beverage options: milk or...

Oovoo, Skype top tech hype

Jennifer Garrido, Lifestyles Editor

January 18, 2011

It was a typical day at work, and Athletic Director Bonnie Bettis logged on to her computer as usual. After signing in to her Oovoo account, she received an notification from her father. By accepting it, she not only got to see...

School piercing policies head to high court

Marley Butcher, Connect Editor

January 18, 2011

Ariana Iacono, a freshman at Clayton High School in North Carolina has filed a lawsuit after being suspended twice for refusing to remove her nose ring. Iacono says she’s not trying to be a rebel, she’s just following her...

Peer pressure drives academic success

Karen Pipek, Connect Editor

January 17, 2011

As report cards are passed out, sophomore Alaina Warshowsky compares her grades to those of her peers. “When I see my friends get good grades it makes me want to study more to get better grades than I do,” Warshowsky said. Peer...

Class size exceeds space

Lucia Baglivio, Managing Editor

January 16, 2011

This year’s Advanced Placement English Language and Composition summer assignment amounted to a 17 page journal consisting of 17 quotes, 17 prompt answers, and 17 analyses. For 17-year-old junior Michaela Vine, any of t...

Ooh, pick me

Karen Pipek, Connect Editor

January 15, 2011

College. When senior Ashley Wenger hears this word, the first thing that comes to mind is the excitement of gaining independence, meeting new people and preparing for her future career. As seniors mentally prepare themselves for...

Moms touch school with power of prayer

Brittany Cho, News Editor

January 15, 2011

Reciting Bible scriptures in the Lutheran Church of the Reedemer, Kim Mikulas, Monica Poole and Synthia Montgomery meet every Wednesday morning from 8:45 to 9:45 to pray for the school and its students as part of the interdenominal...

Cheating in the eyes of beholder

Lesley Wright, Opinions Editor

January 11, 2011

As English teacher Nancy Gray lectures her class on the values of writing, one student sits at his desk after an unsuccessful attempt at cheating and ponders his recently shredded math homework. “The student was copying math...

Read between the screens

Jennifer Garrido, Lifestyles Editor

January 11, 2011

The bell rings; it’s the end of class. You realize you have homework due tomorrow out of the textbook. There’s only one problem: You have no textbook to work from. This is the conflict that AP Environmental Science students...

Career considerations

Career considerations

January 11, 2011

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