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Balance classes, too many free sevenths

Connor George & Jayden Enclade, Opinion Editor & Reporter

November 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This year, there are 269 students with a free seventh, and only 66 with a free first. You would think teenagers would love sleeping in, but this doesn’t seem to be the case. I noticed the change just by walking through the halls in the mo...

School needs female motivational speakers

Jordan Holman, News Editor

November 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Although women are working to break the glass ceiling, it may be the stage that proves harder to crack.  For the past four to five years, first day activities on campus have consisted of motivational speakers to inspire students to...

Tips help students navigate college application process

Jenna Osier

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

By May of my junior year I was ready to take on the college admissions process. I was done with standardized testing and was excited to start filling out applications and looking at schools. Let’s just say that seven months...

Letter from the Editor

Aaron Silverstein

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Former Jolly Roger Editor-in-chief Erin Hollander looked at me with a tired expression as then lead sports writer, circa 2014, Tannan Silva tried to explain to me how to layout a story using InDesign. It was the end of my sophomore...

Long dance of high school romance explained

Juliette Carey

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Disclaimer: I have a limited amount of experience in this department, but I do watch my fair share of sappy movies and listen to stories of high school romance at its finest. Join me on a journey to unravel the complex web...

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