Being in a play takes a lot of brain power and it’s hard to find the energy and motivation to do homework after being at school for 14 hours. Continue reading Students struggle balancing theater, schoolwork
Being accepted to colleges is a wonderful feeling, and deserves to be celebrated, especially if it’s the school you’re most likely going to be attending. Continue reading Should college acceptances be public?
Along with homework, studying, ACT and SAT prep and having a job, students also want to maintain a social life. Continue reading How being in sports affects school
The rivalry greater than all rivalries: Is a pen or a pencil better? The pencil is a classic writing utensil. Whether it’s a yellow, wooden one or a modern mechanical one, the pencil is beloved among students. On the other hand, the pen is a fun and colorful writing utensil, easily being other students’ preference. Continue reading Student comfort level affected by writing utensil choice
The grading system is already starkly different from both other counties and colleges since MCPS doesn’t have final exams and there’s the 50 percent rule to protect students from receiving extremely low grades. Continue reading Teachers weigh in on grade AB-BA effect
Although students aren’t able to spend time outside during the end of fall and the winter, there are certainly advantages associated with cold weather. Continue reading Winter’s approach opens opportunities
In this hyper-competitive, stressful environment, a bump is a diamond in a rough, a second chance at redemption, although the frequency of their appearance is about as rare as finding a Mewtwo in Pokémon. Continue reading Why teachers should bump grades conditionally