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Mrs. Ashman: Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Mrs. Ashman: Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Megan Howard, Coffeehouse Promoter • November 28, 2020

Any student who has spent time in the Bent Center knows that across the hall from the student commons lies the cozy office of Mrs. Ashman. A book shelf adjacent from her desk houses titles like The Hate U Give and Piecing Me Together. Quotes of positivity and acceptance can be seen hanging on a bulletin board behind Mrs. Ashman’s desk. The friendly environment of Mrs. Ashman’s office is not...

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IT Reboots and Troubleshoots
Isabel Bassin, Contributing Writer • November 28, 2020
Bolles Establishes Club Council
Cameron Gratz, Contributing Writer • November 28, 2020
Photo Credit: Ian Wilkinson
Teachers Reflect on Hybrid Learning
Ian Wilkinson, Elliana Emery, and Atticus Dickson October 15, 2020

School is well under way, and teachers have adapted to the new school “norms,” precautions taken to prevent the chance of COVID-19 spreading even if that means sanitizing your hands before you pass on a pen, not softening a bad grade with a smile because the mask hides it, and a classroom divided between virtual and in-person attendance. “It is challenging to split my time to give both groups...

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Apps, Tips, & Tricks
Ava Sickler, Contributing Writer • May 5, 2020
Robotics Team: Rocky Start to Smooth Sailing
Atticus Dickson, Contributing Writer • December 8, 2019
Opinion: Shopping Carts Save Lives
Opinion: Shopping Carts Save Lives
Isabel Bassin, Contributing Writer • November 28, 2020

After weeks of daily temperature and COVID-19 checks, we still face a large, and seemingly unanswerable, question: “Can we trust others around us to keep us safe?” How do you define being mindful? Not all of the blame can be out on the students, especially those of a younger age who might not know better. So parents, this one’s for you. Being mindful is not giving in. When your child asks...

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Opinion: Why We Need Standardized Tests
Ian Peiris, Online Editor • November 28, 2020
Column: Mind of a Senior During 2020
Avani Bansal, Co-Editor In Chief • October 5, 2020
New Borders for Boarders
New Borders for Boarders
Su Ertekin-Taner and Sara Wasserman November 28, 2020

While we have all been affected by the coronavirus, boarding and international students have undoubtedly faced different struggles. Whether one is inherently scared of the virus or not, the restrictions of the pandemic have caused undeniable changes in plans and routines. Coronavirus constraints have...

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Coach Lee is equipped with disinfectant spray and a mask.
COVID Can't Change the Game
Taylor Ford, Sara Wasserman, and Grace Albaugh November 28, 2020

COVID regulations have greatly impacted fall athletes by changing and/or eliminating aspects of their season that are crucial to the high school athletic experience. Many of these regulations have drastically changed the experience of high school sports and cheated seniors out of their last season.

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Reflections on Mulan
Sarah Scherkenbach, Co-Editor In Chief • October 27, 2020

This review contains spoilers for the live-action adaptation of Mulan.   Growing up, Mulan was the only Chinese representation I saw on-screen, so when I heard Disney was making a live-action version, I was so excited. Finally, I would get to see the woman I had always aspired to be, and this time, she would look like me. Don’t get me wrong, I love Hermione Granger’s wit, Anne Shirley’s...

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