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Students should choose classes on the basis of subject

Kate Mallery, Copy Editor

February 12, 2020

With course selections just around the corner, some students may be struggling to choose their classes. There are many factors to consider when signing up for courses: What subjects do I want to take? How many Advanced P...

Math lane bridge program presents benefits for students of all skill levels

Elisa Moraes Liu, News Editor

December 6, 2019

Starting in freshman year, students are given a certain math-course pathway to follow for the rest of their high school careers. This pathway, however, mightnot be the right fit for every student. Different factorsmight...

Skipping grade in math provides opportunities, invaluable experiences

Nikki Suzani, Features Editor

December 6, 2019

In first grade, my dad bought my sister and me a math book. I would hole up beneath the covers with a reading light and work on problems until the sun rose. I used to sit on my mother’s lap and tell her about how my...

Cellphones should be allowed in classrooms

Elisa Moraes Liu, News Editor

November 1, 2019

For students attending a school located in the heart of Silicon Valley, technology is an integral part of their lives—after all, it’s 2019. Classrooms are equipped with SmartBoards, Apple TVs and Macbooks...

Superficial Instagram activism deters action

Annika Bereny, Centerfold Editor

November 1, 2019

It all began in 8th grade, when my friends and I organized the March 14 walkout for gun violence at our middle school. When we heard about the nationwide walkouts students were planning, we knew we had to join in. Togethe...

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