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Committee reexamines grading practices and policies

Committee reexamines grading practices and policies

Elise Truman, Online Editor

November 18, 2018

“Someone's intelligence or how hard they're working in a class shouldn’t be defined only in a series of numbers and letters,” sophomore Ellie Capra said. Education is imperative to the success of a society, but some students and teachers are not convinced the current testing approach is effecti...

What’s in Mrs. Bartlett’s Desk?

What’s in Mrs. Bartlett’s Desk?

Emma Lowey, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2017

Stacy Bartlett teaches both biology and AVID in room A1234. She is known as a wacky and free spirited teacher with some crazy funny stories. It's no wonder she would have some pretty interesting stuff in her desk. From silly glasses to plush figurines - she's got it all, come check out what she has! ...

Teachers need tenure for better education

Braden Cousineau, Social Media Reporter

February 13, 2015

Teachers are one of the most important parts of a school system. People would think for that reason, teachers should be guaranteed a certain amount of time in their position. The support of having a teacher on a tenure seems to be dwindling among people in many places around the country, some calling the seniority ...

Kiedrowski reflects on his time teaching abroad

Braden Cousineau, Social Media Reporter

November 20, 2014

As Americans we tend to take a lot of things for granted. Most of us wake up every day to having all of our basic needs met. We have clean water to drink, nutritious food at our disposal and most importantly, a successful education system. Matt Kiedrowski social studies teacher, has had an opportunity...

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