Common Sense

Halloween: too ghoul for school

Beatriz Kim, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Classes should be delayed for cherished memories to be made Halloween is one of the more popular and celebrated holidays during the year. It began about 2,000 years ago and it was first celebrated by a group of people call...

School sports teams should count as P.E. credit

Luke Jordan, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2019

There is nothing worse than being sweaty after a strenuous workout in your gym period, and then going to your next class. The stench of your pits spreads throughout the room, despite the fact you’ve most likely applied...

Field trips: positive motivation for students

Sammantha Lim, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2019

Do you remember when you used to beg to go to the store to pick out snacks or lunch the night before a big trip? Remember not being able to sleep the night before because you were too excited? Remember sitting and talking ...

Innocent Halloween costumes may cause offense

Nathege Casseus, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Spooky Season is among us, but for people of color (POC for short) and Black students the fear is real. These students fear cultural appropriation, and/or a mockery of their ethnic identities by students outside of t...

Students say no to hoco experience

October 14, 2019

Common Sense Editorial Regardless of whether you’re putting on a nice suit and freshly polished dress shoes, or a new dress and spending over $100 to get your hair and nails done, homecoming is a relaxing and fun event st...

The best way to ‘see’ a college

October 14, 2019

Do: visit the campus When junior year rolls around, it’s time to start thinking about colleges. From Ivy League universities to community colleges, there is a wide variety of schools to choose from. The best way to see wh...

Sexist divide at sporting events

Kirby Child, Sr. Front Page Editor

October 14, 2019

As I prepare for a field hockey game to begin, a quick glance over my shoulder reveals what I see every game: an empty student section. As the field hockey team continues the season with only one loss, there is still a lack of...

Freshman orientation important for staff, students

Leah Starr, Profiles Editor

September 26, 2019

For anyone, the first day in a new place is nerve wracking. From what to wear to who you will see, no one knows what to expect, and school is no exception. Freshmen who walk in on the first day of school are usually scared about the...

Counselor changes leave students bittersweet

Beatriz Kim, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

When students first hear the word “counselor,” the first thing that pops into mind is trustworthy adults who are there to help you, change your schedule, and give important presentations about how to respect others. T...

Wellness period preferred over Patriot Time

September 25, 2019

Editorial Quizzes, tests and essays galore: teachers have wasted no time easing back into the year and classes are as busy as ever. Stress levels already rapidly increasing and with sports seasons speeding up, it is hard t...

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