Should AP Tests Be Optional?

Should AP Tests Be Optional?

May 10, 2017

Many students take at least one advanced placement or AP class. But some students who take these classes do not take the AP test at the end of the year. The whole point of an AP class is to prepare for the test in May. The curriculum and the way things are taught is based around what the test is ove...

Student Accepted to Study Abroad in College Program

Student Accepted to Study Abroad in College Program

February 17, 2017

While many seniors will be participating in the traditional college experience next year, senior Claire Dallman will be participating in a unique program. Dallman will be attending New York University in New York City starting in the fall. Dallman has visited the New York University campus many times ov...

Why Off-Campus Lunch Should Be Allowed

Why Off-Campus Lunch Should Be Allowed

February 1, 2017

Senior year brings many new opportunities and privileges. Seniors can obtain senior honor code and park in better parking spaces in the parking lot. But one privilege that many students, especially seniors, want is the ability to go to a restaurant off campus for lunch. All seniors have the opportunit...

Students Protest at National Women’s March

Students Protest at National Women's March

January 30, 2017

By Ellie Cummings, Kelsie O'Brien and Lily Null Saturday, Jan 21 millions all over the world assembled to fight for women’s rights and equality. Although the equality for women was the main focus, the march was used as an outlet for individuals to express their feeling of inequality in all aspects an...

Why Practices Over Break Should Be Optional

Why Practices Over Break Should Be Optional

December 15, 2016

While most students will be celebrating the holidays and spending time with friends, winter sport athletes will be at practice. Breaks are a time off from school, so it does not seem fair that the athletes who participate in a winter sport are forced to come to school during these times. Having a...

Q&A with Division 1 Commit Reagan Roob

Q&A with Division 1 Commit Reagan Roob

November 14, 2016

Q: Where did you commit to? A:  I committed to swim for Vanderbilt University. Q: Why did you end up committing to Vanderbilt University? A: I committed to Vanderbilt because of the excellent academics and athletics. Vanderbilt is in the SEC which is an extremely competitive athletics confe...

Election 2016: Neither for President

Election 2016: Neither for President

November 4, 2016

Over the past few months there has been a lot of talk and debate over which candidate is the better option for the country at this point in time. I believe that neither Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump are worth voting for. I am glad I cannot vote in this election because I would have a very hard time d...

Tips for College Visits

Tips for College Visits

August 30, 2016

Many juniors and seniors are gearing up for college visits now that colleges are back in school. These visits are important for students’ academic future, which can make them very stressful. Below are some tips on how to get the most out of your college visits. Arrive early: Minimize the amount of anxiety you...

Tips for a Stress Free Year

Tips for a Stress Free Year

August 25, 2016

With school back in full swing, students are getting used to their new schedules and are making their daily routines. However, many students are starting to get stressed out about the amount of homework and projects they have. Below are tips for a stress free school year. Make a schedule: Scheduling and maki...

Lack of Lockers for Student Body

Lack of Lockers for Student Body

August 22, 2016

On the first day of school, many students found out they were not issued a locker. There are more students enrolled than there are available lockers. Many of these students that were not issued a locker are upperclassmen, more specifically seniors. Many seniors are frustrated that they were not issued a locker. ...

Gym Assistants Shouldn’t Get the Credit

Gym Assistants Shouldn't Get the Credit

March 7, 2016

Many upperclassmen choose to take their gym credits either junior or senior year. This leaves the opportunity for them to become a gym assistant instead of a gym student. These students still receive a gym credit but do not have to participate in the regular activities. The gym assistants or GAs will...

MYP Personal Project

MYP Personal Project

February 8, 2016

Starting next year, each sophomore student will be assigned a project that will be completed through the school year. This project is part of the Middle Years Program also known as MYP and is called the MYP Personal Project. This project will be very beneficial for students because it will teach them...