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Information night highlights new SAT

Students and parents attended the Standardized Testing Info Night earlier this evening. Refreshments and snacks were served beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation started at 6 p.m.

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

November 10, 2015

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors and their families gathered in the Little Theater for the annual Standardized Testing Info Night this evening. “We want to educate parents and students about standardized testing, especially with the new SAT,” College Counseling Associate Kelly Whalen said. Bru...

Teens feel pressure to be ‘perfect’

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Madison Riehle, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2014

Being bombarded with messages from their friends, parents, boys and especially social media can take a toll on the way a girl perceives herself in the mirror at the end of the day. These “role models” can give off the message that the reflection a girl sees isn’t good enough, leading to detrimental...

Keeping connections means disconnecting

December 16, 2013

At my most recent weekly visit to Tacko for Sunday night dinner, a man and his son at the table next to me caught my attention for something that usually doesn’t concern me. While the son seemed entranced by a movie on his iPad, his father texted and made, what seemed to be, business phone calls. A...

Culture drives teen drinking

Teenagers are often portrayed in the media as hard partiers who illegally abuse alcohol and caffeine. Teens wrongly try to rationalize parties, alcohol and caffeine as a way to cope with high pressure academic expectations or as a way to unwind on the weekends from stressful academics or extra-curricular activities

December 11, 2012

Rebecca Siegel Design Editor Last year’s “Project-X,” a movie portraying a high school house party that got out of control, was more than a cliché. The movie opened at No. 2 in ticket sales, and showed the omnipresence that drinking and partying has in high school culture. “High school is made up...

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