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Editorial: Attentiveness during assemblies

May 18, 2017

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Assemblies offer a momentary respite from the drudgery of class and allow students to listen to interesting presentations and performances. We are privileged enough to live in a district that often books guest speakers and musical...

Editorial: School custodians

May 18, 2017

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Whether they’re cleaning our classrooms and hallways after a long school day or preparing for an event in the building, Schreiber’s custodians make a significant contribution to our school community. Unfortunately, their helping...

The unnecessary stigma associated with attending prom dateless

Emilia Charno and David Han

May 18, 2017

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With May and June just around the corner, ‘tis the season!  No, not for Christmas, but for a much more stressful and apparently much more “defining” experience: the prom. At Schreiber, only upperclassmen are given school...

Are Regents exams valid assessments of a student’s work?: Present only in New York State, Regents exams are counterproductive and inaccurate

Lindsey Smith and Leah Doubert

May 18, 2017

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When June rolls around, many things are on a Schreiber student’s mind: the last day of school, summer break, and, worst of all, Regents exams. Because these tests are only given in New York and they are often given in conjunction...

Counterpoint: Does the teacher tenure policy ensure the best education for students?

Molly Schiff, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

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Schools are constantly changing. Teachers start using new textbooks, classrooms are renovated, and new curriculum is always being introduced. However, there’s one practice that has remained constant for a long time: teacher...

Should the school sponsor driver’s education classes?: In-school courses would yield safer and more convenient student driving

Lauren Seltzer, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017

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A good portion of the upperclassmen in the school take driver’s ed.  Some argue that it would be much more efficient for driver’s ed to take place during school hours and be included in the school budget, making it more accessible...

Editorial: Strict Dress Codes

April 24, 2017

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The issue of dress codes has been put under the spotlight as of late, with many arguing that the institutions that establish these clothing requirements, such as public schools, should be more lenient with their policies.  The...

Editorial: Science Skip Days

April 24, 2017

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Skip days: they’re the reprieve you look forward to from your 5-day-a-cycle science class.  But every so often, teachers feel the need to interrupt this time-honored ritual. Occasionally, a class may be behind a teacher’s...

Editorial: Excess Safety Drills

April 24, 2017

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It’s getting warm outside again, and we all know what that means: drills upon drills upon drills.  While fire drills, lockdown drills, and lock-in drills are run so that students and faculty are comfortable with the safety...

The Senior Options class allows students to explore their passions

Aaron Gindi, Staff Writer

April 22, 2017

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Senior options is a class shrouded in mystery. Many juniors, upon receiving their senior schedules, are unsure why senior options shows up as part of their course load when they never explicitly signed up for the class. Most students...

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