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Pirates welcome new staff to campus

Hannah Levenson, Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2017

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Lani Bass: Welness Center   What inspired you to do what you do? When I was a teenager, I struggled a lot with depression and low self-esteem. When I got into my early 20s and thought about what career I wanted to...

Sexist dress code raises student questions

Skylar Oswald, Ads & Business

November 3, 2017

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Sometimes, winging it isn't the best idea. On the first day of school, Benny Dalporto was excited to start the new year. “Energy and enthusiasm filled the school all day.” he said. After reconnecting with friends, listening t...

Students agree dress code targets females pt. 2

Will Salaverry, Copy Editor

November 3, 2017

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Our school dress code is a subject that may be uncomfortable to discuss, however, due to some ridiculous, outdated rules, students and staff need to have a conversation about what constitutes appropriate clothing. To me, it seems that ...

13 Reasons Why Not

13 Reasons Why Not

June 5, 2017

Alternatives to battle senioritis second semester

Nina Schmidt

June 5, 2017

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Free first, sixth, or seventh periods, and for those random students with a free second or fifth, seniors mosey along to school at 9:30 a.m., or head home to take a nap around 1:30pm. Whenever their free period(s) may be, seniors...

Misconceptions about junior year mislead seniors

Nina Schmidt

June 5, 2017

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Junior year is commonly thought of as the most difficult year of high school. Academic rigor, stress over SAT and ACT scores, taking APs, grades that colleges will look at most intensely and much more. But senior year also...

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