Scituate Students Enjoy an Abundance of Opportunities

Kara Murray, Contributing Writer

March 23, 2017

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When we, as Scituate High School students, think of education, we think of long, exhausting days and nights slaving away over hours of homework.  When we, as residents of Scituate, Massachusetts, think of education, we probabl...

New Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Sparks Mixed Opinions

Molly Beatey, Contributing Writer

March 23, 2017

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After the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as the 11th Secretary of Education, there has certainly been an uproar -- both positive and negative. According to Eva Moskowitz of the New York Post, supporters of Donald Trump’s education secretary p...

Election Reflection

Cecily Fasanella, Managing Editor

January 31, 2017

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For many Scituate residents, 2017 marks a town-wide move-in day: librarians, book-lovers, and students can’t wait for their newly renovated space. Scituate’s Class of 2024  (current fifth-grade) dreams of roaming the halls of ...

Board of Selectivity?

Emma Golden, Managing Editor

January 31, 2017

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In this day and age, the idea of feminism and gender-neutrality are volatile topics, often generalized and militarized to the most extremist core in passing reference or conversation. These broad and encompassing titles are often...

Where’s the Nature in the Junior English Transcendentalist Unit?

Liam Norton, Contributing Opinion Writer

January 22, 2017

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Today we live in a time when a unit on transcendentalism is powered by technology. We read passages about the benefits of nature while sitting with our faces glued to a screen. Students are more focused on checking their next ...

Why Aren’t We Doing More To Help Refugees?

Alexandra Conroy, Contributing Opinion Writer

January 21, 2017

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The War on Terror has shaken our world to its core. It all started on September eleventh in 2001. President Bush immediately declared war on the terrorists who broke our country. We had to find the people who did this. We had...

Syrian Refugee Crisis Needs Our Attention

Ava Young, Contributing Opinion Writer

January 21, 2017

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In 2017 the issue of immigration, especially in our political climate, is extremely divisive. Immigration, especially through the political lens, is the source of much debate. Although this issue is widely discussed, the human ...

A Letter to the People of the United States

Stone Damon, Contributing Opinion Writer

December 1, 2016

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The United States displayed, as it has since 1788, an uncanny and unmatched ability to allow the people of this great nation to have a voice. A majority — slight, but a majority nonetheless — of this voice and myself did no...

King Richard’s Faire

Rachel Babb, Opinions Editor

November 17, 2016

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Calling all history buffs! Whether you’d rather be a knight in shining armour, an elegant princess or a spritely fairy, a noble jouster or a charming mermaid, turn yourself into a real life Renaissance Man (or Woman) for a day at the...

The Rights of an American Public School Student

Cameron Blanks, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2016

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Freedom of expression, a cornerstone of American Democracy and key part of the First Amendment, has long been the foundation for political activism, protest, and the sharing of ideals and opinions. Without, it would mean a societ...

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