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  • June 6Seniors: Graduation is Saturday, June 17, at the VBCC at 5 PM. Students should arrive at 3:45.

  • June 6Seniors: Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal is Monday, June 12, at the VBCC from 2:15-3:30.

  • May 30Congratulations to all spring sports athletes who will continue to state competition this week.

  • May 22Senior exams will be held from Monday, June 5 - Thursday, June 9 during classes.

Social media acceptances, denials

Social media acceptances, denials

June 12, 2017

"There are a lot of pros and cons about social media; it's just how you choose to handle it and how you...

Summer music top picks

Summer music top picks

May 30, 2017

Stay up to date on all the upcoming summer releases...

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How-to: make classic, white cupcakes

April 5, 2017

Sometimes the answer to a good day is friends and cupcakes. Sophomores Sydney Doyon and Shannon Giesen show us "ho...

Editorial: Betsy DeVos, making education great again

Chris O'Brien, Managing Editor

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The Department of Education has miserably failed in its obligation to adequately prepare all students for life after public education. For this reason, newly appointed Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, is the correct pick for the job.

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Op-Editorial: Breaking education, Education Secretary DeVos

Audrey McGovern, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This alleged problem is one that has a solution. A solution that can be attained, through a change in what curriculum is based on and educational leadership, not through the complete obliteration of public schools.

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Letters to the Editor: Betsy DeVos

March 21, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, I think that Betsy DeVos does not have what it takes to be the Secretary of Education. She does not have what it takes because she doesn't know what its like to be in a public school. She does not know what it is like to be in a middle-lower class family and not have enough money to send your children to public...

Valentine How-To: don’t chase, replace

February 15, 2017

Valentine's Day can certainly be stressful for anyone, whether they have a significant other or not. ...

‘Drunkorexia’, students’ newest fad

‘Drunkorexia’, students’ newest fad

December 19, 2016

According to Fusion.net, 'drunkorexia' is defined by behaviors that include skipping meals in order to “save” calories on days and nights when drinking is expected.

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Letters to the Editor: drunkorexia

December 14, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, Although “Drunkorexia” may seem to be a legitimate reason as to why people are getting drunk faster, it shouldn’t be pinpointed as the only reason why this is happening to people. So many other things play into it. These are choices that able bodied people make. The decision to go out on an empty stomach...

How to: wear an ugly christmas sweater

December 13, 2016

The time for unabashedly ugly holiday hats and sweaters has come once again.And with every year, the...

Creativity, killed by educational standards

Creativity, killed by educational standards

November 3, 2016

“And now we're running national education systems where mistakes are the worst thing you can make. And...

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