Juniors engage in tie dye extravaganza

Every year after the seniors leave, the junior girls wake up early and wear their tie-dye shirts to school and take pictures in the parking lot. It is their way of welcoming the idea of becoming seniors. This year’s juniors formed a Facebook group with 222 girls, all given the option to order a T-shirt…

Concerts: living up summer with good music and good friends

Students across the school are getting excited to join singers and bands on their tours this summer. Freshman Riya Singh considers concerts as perfect getaways to have fun with friends. “I absolutely love concerts. I have gone to several different concerts in the past. My first concert was for my birthday. My friends and I…

Out with old, in with new; turnover of newspaper leadership

As the school year comes to a close, the new editorial staff takes on their new positions on the Common Sense newspaper. Earlier in the year, the members of the newspaper applied for their desired positions. Before the seniors leave, they pass down their wisdom and help the newcomers edit their first pages. A refresher…

Juniors assume position at top of food chain

For us juniors, most of the hard part is over. SAT and ACT scores are generally where we want them, and much of the stress of junior year has been lifted off our shoulders. The era of living in the shadow of the previous seniors is over as juniors have taken command. With the passing…

Inside scoop: what teachers expect throughout student essays

English essays are sometimes difficult to write. English teachers are here to help. Here are 10 tips to help you on your English essays, from your English teachers.English essays are sometimes difficult to write. English teachers are here to help. Here are 10 tips to help you on your English essays, from your English teachers.1.…

AP classes finish off stressful year with sweet note

After AP exams are taken, some teachers host a “party” in class. This consists of students in the class bringing in snacks, drinks, utensils, napkins, cups, etc.. Some teachers even like to play music to add to mood of happiness. After AP exams are taken, some teachers host a “party” in class. This consists of students…

School renovations will cause further parking problems

Some would say the architecture in the school is vintage. It could even be described as a building with interior that has character. Others would call it an abandoned crime scene. The run down lights that take hours to become bright, deteriorating walls and unaccommodating size of the school are all the reasons for the…