Late starts help teachers create effective curriculum

Daniel Skinner, Entertainment Editor

February 18, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Ever since D127’s previous Director of Curriculum and Instruction Rita Fischer introduced the idea of the late start at a Board of Education meeting some years ago, GCHS and GNHS have both since incorporated them into their... Read more »

College pressures benefit underclassmen

Alli Smith, Staff reporter

February 18, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The second a freshman enters high school, they are constantly reminded of the ACT and college applications that are in the future. Some students believe that there is too much pressure put on underclassmen to focus on events that... Read more »

After-school detentions while unliked are needed

Nicole Swierczeck, Feature Editor

December 15, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Although detentions are sometimes seen as a punishment, many would argue that they are useless. However, detentions are the only way to ensure that students follow the school’s rules. Detentions are after school on Tuesdays... Read more »

Controversy over necessity of final exams

Max Goldberg, Feature/Entertainment Editor

December 15, 2013

Filed under Opinion

As the semester comes to a close, everyone is worrying about one thing: finals. But are finals the best way to grade a student’s academic ability? Having a test as the final at the end of the year is quite unnecessary. Students... Read more »

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