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Grades 9-11 to take PSAT

Grades 9-11 to take PSAT
School offers Jan. 26 test date after COVID-19 restrictions forced limits on October test attendance
January 25, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Underclassmen and juniors who couldn’t take the PSAT in October have the option to take the test on Tuesday.  Although test-takers cannot submit PSAT scores to colleges, the school...

22 year old delivers poem at inauguration

First National Youth Poet Laureate featured during Biden-Harris swearing-in ceremony
January 20, 2021

In an inauguration full of firsts, the poem delivered by a 22 year old from Los Angeles caught the attention of many Americans on Wednesday.  Amanda Gorman delivered her poem “The Hill We Climb”...

College Board will no longer offer subject tests, optional essay

College Board will no longer offer subject tests, optional essay
Focus removed from standardized testing
January 20, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE The College Board announced on Jan. 19 that it will no longer offer the SAT subject tests and the SAT optional essay, forcing students to use their extracurriculars and transcripts as a substitute. Juniors...

Student-athletes start fall sports in-person

Student-athletes start fall sports in-person
Athletes began in-person conditioning for fall sports
January 11, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE After having virtual sports conditioning on Zoom for the first semester of the school year, volleyball, field hockey, football and cross-country began in-person on Monday. Participants...

Attack on the Capitol sparks discussion

Juniors share their thoughts on the riot at the U.S. Capitol in their Theory of Knowledge class on Jan. 7 . If they felt comfortable, Theology and Spirituality teacher Elaina Legault gave her students the choice to open up and give their personal insight on the situation.
Teachers encouraged students to respond to recent violence in the nation
January 7, 2021

Following Tuesday's chilling riot at the United States Capitol, teachers took time to discuss the historic event with their classes today.  “High schoolers today are savvy and engaged information...

Editorial: This is Trump’s America, and it is crumbling

The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. is viewed from the balcony of the former Newseum on the National Mall on Nov. 24, 2019. Insurrectionists broke into the Capitol  during a Joint Session of Congress as Vice President Mike Pence received the Electoral College votes on Jan. 6, 2021.
Democracy threatened in heart of nation after violence ensues
January 6, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Today was the most shocking day for the American people since Sept. 11, 2001 – our generation’s most striking equivalent so far. But instead of foreign terrorism threatening our country,...

Semester two begins with online learning

Juniors attend their second day of IB HL English. Majority of the class will return to campus next week for semester two.
In-person classes resume next week with proof of negative COVID-19 test
January 5, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Second semester began on Jan. 4 with students learning online after a two-week Winter Break, continuing with taking two semester classes every four weeks.  “I think I have now been...

School reschedules in-person learning to Jan.11

School reschedules in-person learning to Jan.11
Remote learning will last an extra two days
January 4, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE After initially announcing that in-person learning would resume on Thursday following Christmas Break, the school announced today that students will attend only remote classes through Monday,...

Community embraces ‘Grace’ as school theme

Community embraces ‘Grace’ as school theme
School theme acts as a constant during the uncertainty of the pandemic
December 22, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE With stay-at-home orders, the struggle of virtual classes and the adjustment to an altered school environment, the community can use the 2020-2021 school year theme “Grace” to find calmness...

State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important

State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important
December 22, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE When a student wakes up with an agonizing migraine or sore throat, she usually emails her teachers and takes a sick day in order to recover, but if a student is dealing with a mental health...

Loud-mouthing on social media

Loud-mouthing on social media
Social media rants divide and dissect
December 21, 2020

A quick scroll through a teenager’s social media feed could reveal a number of things from videos of scantily clad influencers, their interests in online shopping, and even highly saturated images of...

Texting, emailing should keep recipient in mind

Texting, emailing should keep recipient in mind
Online communication comes with do’s and don'ts
December 21, 2020

Although communicating via text or email with a teacher, dean, or college administrator can feel casual, messages sent electronically often require a higher level of formality. “In order to stay professional,...

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