Common Sense

Shared rooms lead to shared lives

Jamie Stern, Reviews Editor

December 12, 2019

Siblings are built in best friends, until, of course, you begin sharing any type of room with them. Sharing rooms with your siblings can create fights or it can bring you together. Sharing rooms with siblings can also...

As winter season rolls around, students plan for cold weather activities

Nesya Weinsweig, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

As the temperature drops below 40 degrees and the Starbucks holiday drinks are put back onto the menu, it’s time to begin planning winter activities. When the snow begins to fall, options open up such as skiing, sledding ...

End of quarter grades stress students, pressure teachers

Emma Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

With the quarter ending on Nov. 8, grades for the first marking period had to be finished and submitted by Nov. 12. The last few days of the quarter can be a stressful time for students. The grading during the last few days also ...

Teaching styles vary among teachers, affect learning

Kirby Child, Front Page Editor

December 11, 2019

With almost 200 teachers here, each has their own unique style of teaching.Students believe that the wide variety of teaching styles is detrimental to learning. “It’s unfair to students who have different teachers for...

Senioritis starts to take over after application deadline

Jordan Rubin, Managing Editor

December 11, 2019

Everyone has heard of the term: senoritis, the lack of motivation in senior year. “I already feel senioritis because all of my college applications took it all out of me and made me want to be done with school even more...

The JoJo Experience: A time to give thanks

Monica Godnick, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2019

Thanksgiving break is so close. My mouth is already watering for the turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, and various pies that my mom makes. The food is one of the things that first comes to mind when someone mentions Than...

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