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Editorial: Cancelled classes

November 3, 2017

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Cancelled classes are somewhat of a novelty in Schreiber High School. Every day, hundreds of kids walk hopefully down the halls, hoping to arrive at their class only to find the room empty and dark, with a single white sheet hanging...

Editorial: In response to the Port Times

November 3, 2017

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On Oct. 27, the Port Washington Times published an editorial entitled “Port Schools Flunks Siemens Contest,” written by Joel Katz.  Aside from this article’s condescending tone, it was extremely misinformed and was largel...

Editorial: The mysterious courtyard

November 3, 2017

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When you think of Schreiber, you might think of the chaos of walking through the hallway between periods. You might think of the mad scramble for the doors at the end of sixth period. Would an idyllic patch of nature be the first...

Subscribing to Netflix means paying for unending distractions

Molly Schiff, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

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The school year has just begun, which is a nightmare for Netflix binge watchers.  Netflix, along with other video streaming websites, has become exponentially popular within the past couple of years, especially among high school...

Is posting college admissions celebrating or bragging?

Sydney Rosenthal, A&E Editor

November 3, 2017

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There’s one word that every senior fears more than anything else: college. From the first day of school, almost everything that seniors talk about has something to do with college. You walk into school, you hear college.  You wa...

Should New York vote to hold a constitutional convention?

August Zeidman, Features Editor

November 3, 2017

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ry car in the school parking lot has a magnet urging the reader to vote ‘No’ on the state constitutional convention.  Why?  Because it puts the livelihoods of public servants—such as teachers—at risk.  New York is one...

Should New York vote to hold a constitutional convention?

Mari Mirasol, Opinions Editor

November 3, 2017

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Every twenty years, New Yorkers are asked to vote on holding a constitutional convention. If the state agrees to hold the convention, elected officials are sent to Albany to propose and discuss possible changes to the structure...

Counterpoint: Should September 11th be recognized as a national holiday?

Noah Loewy, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017

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Sept. 11, 2001 was a day filled with horrific acts of terrorism as well as the heroism of first responders and ordinary people.  If 9/11 were made a national holiday, the grave importance of the day might be trivialized, as many peopl...

Point: Should September 11th be recognized as a national holiday?

Mia Kurta and Emily Berman

October 6, 2017

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On Sept. 11, 2001, tragedy struck when two planes crashed into the   Twin Towers.  A total of 2,977 people were killed, and they deserve to be honored by making this day a national holiday. For our generation, 9/11 is a da...

College admissions visits interrupt vital class time

October 6, 2017

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The beginning of senior year is arguably the most stressful time of any student’s high school experience.  Many seniors take multiple AP courses with heavy workloads, on top of preparing several college applications and trying...

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