‘A night in New York’, or in HR

  This Saturday, Jan. 26, the winter semi-formal will take place in the upper gym from 8-11pm. Tickets cost $10 at the Senate window, if purchased beforehand, or $15 at the door of the dance. The ticket profits are going to be funding prom.   This year, the event is mostly being put on by…

Study tips for freshmen to prepare for finals

It’s the last three weeks of the semester, and all of a sudden, your teachers seem to be cramming months worth of knowledge into just a few weeks.  It seems like you’re drowning in study guide after study guide and essay after essay.   As finals week approaches, many students begin to reach peak level…

The true meaning of Christmas

When the highly anticipated season finally arrives, and the words “Christmas time” bounce around town, it’s not hard to imagine all that’s to come in the month of December. Presents, sugar cookies, gingerbread houses, and caroling are just a glimpse of what the season encompasses. While I enjoy these holiday wonders, my thoughts explore something…

A guide to the electives scramble

  High school is scary. There’s fighting over parking spots, eight thousand pounds of homework, your classic bullies and mean girls. But scariest of all, the dreaded schedule sign up. The classes you pick will determine the entirety of next year. Will you like your teacher? Will the class be too hard? Will your worst…

Becoming a Unified coach

  Students and staff consider the Unified program to be very important, bringing everybody together in the support of the players. The one day out of the year where the whole school watches Unified play, the gym is loud with no lack of encouragement from the student body. Students have the opportunity to get involved…