Schreiber should drop the heavy textbooks and aim for a paperless approach

February 14, 2020

Textbooks are tools of education that humans have been using since the start of schools. Crammed with tons of information, they are used to help reinforce ideas presented in classrooms worldwide. Students spend many hours reading...

Holding research exams during midterm week is a tiring scheduling decision

Daniel Greilsheimer, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

As the new year begins, midterms are on the horizon. Midterm week is often one of the most stressful weeks for students, as they have to be prepared for cumulative tests on all of the material they learned in the first two quarters....

Counterpoint: Should teachers be permitted to grade their own students’ tests?

Dylan Schor, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

Imagine, for a moment, the worst teacher you’ve ever had. is teacher obviously picked favorites, chewed out innocent students for next to no reason, and showed absolutely no passion for their profession. Imagine further that...

Point: Should students be able to take one ACT section at a time?

Noah Loewy, Amber Kakkar, and Zach Siegel, Opinions Editor and Assistant Opinions Editors

November 27, 2019

This past September, announced a series of changes that will be implemented in the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. For example, students will be given the option to take the exam digitally, allowing them to receive...

Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso shares moving Holocaust experience

Emily Levine, Copy Editor

November 22, 2019

Anthony D’Urso, New York State Assemblyman, was honored for his family’s sacrifices in Italy during 1944. On Nov. 10, at Temple Emanuel of Great Neck, D’Urso, a resident of Port Washington who represents the sixteenth...

Should Schreiber health classes have a unit on the dangers of vaping?

Andy Feinstein, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

In recent years, the number of high schoolers who vape has been steadily rising. The harsh truth is that there have been many discoveries and real life cases demonstrating that vaping can lead to lung disease, and even death....

Editorial: Anonymous Grading

June 7, 2019

One issue within Schreiber is whether teachers should know whose test or paper they are grading.  Many students feel that some teachers may unknowingly exhibit bias while grading assignments.  This can be even more common if s...

English classes should focus more on mechanics

May 23, 2019

In September, Schreiber’s incoming freshmen will start a new exciting, four-year journey: high school. Along this journey, they will engage in many lessons in mathematics and history, and perhaps even discover more about...

Lockdown drills must be taken more seriously

May 23, 2019

Lockdown drills have been a regular part of students’ lives for years now, ubiquitous in schools across America. While public and student safety has been a concern for many years, this problem has taken on a new significance...