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Immigrant students tackle college applications by seeking out resources

Immigrant students tackle college applications by seeking out resources

Muriel Statman, Opinions Editor

January 4, 2019


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It’s common knowledge among high school students that the college application process is extremely stressful. What is not always considered, however, is how this process might feel for those who are not only new to the application process but to the United States as well. Students who are new ...

Jobs provide experience and independence for students

Jobs provide experience and independence for students

Muriel Statman, Opinions Editor

November 6, 2018


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High school can often feel like a full-time job. With class, homework, and extracurriculars, taking on additional commitments may seem daunting. However, students who work additional jobs on top of their other obligations maintain that the positive effects far outweigh the cons. Jobs and internships ...

Performing arts teachers’ previous careers inspire their curriculums

Performing arts teachers’ previous careers inspire their curriculums

Muriel Statman, Staff Writer

March 10, 2018


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“It’s something that I have always loved and been passionate about. Performing, but also the magic of it,” Drama teacher Summer Williams said. “My grandmother will tell you that it is because she took me to see a play when I was three at an apple farm. I have no idea if it’s true. The ‘see...

Students tackle improving high school reproductive services

Students tackle improving high school reproductive services

Muriel Statman, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


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For years students have been taught that there are two ways to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unwanted pregnancy: contraceptives and abstinence. Although this may seem like an easy and straightforward task, many additional variables can make safe sex difficult. The high school ...

Project-based business classes provide an introduction to the real world

Project-based business classes provide an introduction to the real world

Muriel Statman, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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Most students start their classes the same way: they walk in, sit at their desk and wait for their teacher to walk in and begin a lecture or lesson. In Business Management, however, students stream through the doors, find their groups, and start independently working on a variety of innovative project...

Cassie Rubenstein

Cassie Rubenstein

Muriel Statman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Originally from South Florida, Cassie Rubenstein is a speech language pathologist at the high school. When she is not teaching, she enjoys going to barre classes and hopes to one day become certified to teach them. Over the summer, she visited Rockport and Maine, spending a lot of time on the water. Why did you become a...

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