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Why locked bathrooms do more harm than good

Why locked bathrooms do more harm than good

Esther Jean-Charles, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

Last year the Stamford High School administration began locking some of the bathrooms during the school day. I believe this is wrong. Bathrooms are a necessity for students, and with close to two thousand...

We Need More Media Center Specialists

We Need More Media Center Specialists

Dea Veshaj, Staff Writer October 24, 2022

Few students at this school remember the time when Stamford High School’s library was open and welcome to all. The change happened at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic when media specialists were...

A/B Block Scheduling: Yay or Nay?

A/B Block Scheduling: Yay or Nay?

October 3, 2022

For the 2022-2023 school year, Stamford Public Schools implemented a new A/B block schedule. This schedule consists of four 90-minute classes each day, alternating between A-Day and B-Day. Students have...

Goodwill in Stamford is just one of the many locations to score a good thrifted find!

What you miss by not buying secondhand

Ana Clara Mesquita, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

Thrift stores have become very popular with Generation Z as teenagers become more conscious of fast fashion and try to shop without contributing to it. Thrifting is a great way to help with waste reduction,...

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Is Standardizing Testing A Good Measure of Intelligence?

Emma Mancini, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

Standardized testing - a way for people to learn the way to take a test, not the actual material. The SAT and ACT are ways for people to display their knowledge of how to take a certain style of testing,...

Does Suffering Make Us Stronger?

Does Suffering Make Us Stronger?

Thomas Serrano, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Have you ever convinced yourself to do something you didn’t want to do because you knew it would be beneficial to you? Everybody has been in situations where they didn’t want to do something but understood...

Are Paper Books Better Than E-Books?

Are Paper Books Better Than E-Books?

Diana Wawrzonkiewicz, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

For most individuals, reading is most familiar between tangible covers and paper pages. It is the most quintessential form of communicating fiction and non-fiction to audiences all over the world. Universally...

Is getting rid of the mask mandate the right decision?

Is getting rid of the mask mandate the right decision?

February 16, 2022

Mayor Simmons and the Board of Education decided on Tuesday, February 15 to lift the mask mandate across Stamford Public Schools. While health officials advise that students continue to wear their masks,...

Two unidentified SHS students walking home from school.

Bus hassle has become a bigger issue

Eliana Senerador, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

Taking the bus to school has never been convenient. However, in recent years, it has become extremely difficult for students to locate their bus or even be able to get to school on time due to shortages...

While some students seem to enjoy their high school experiences, others most certainly do not.

Why Do Some Students Enjoy School While Others Hate It?

Allison Yakubovich, Reporter January 14, 2022

When teenagers hear any mention of anything school-related, their instant reaction is often to sigh or groan. They commonly see school as a torturous place and claim that they would rather be anywhere...

Staff Writer - Emily Wilburn

Should We Transition Back to Remote Learning?

Emily Wilburn , Staff Writer January 11, 2022

With the new Omicron variant making headlines, many are left wondering if students should transition back to remote learning. The United States has unfortunately, yet again, been struck with rising Covid-19...

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Eliminating Academic Requirements for High School Students Does More Harm Than Good

Ananya Kotian, Staff Writer January 5, 2022

This past August, the governor of Oregon, Kate Brown signed a bill eliminating the academic requirements for high school graduation.That is, high school students in Oregon will no longer be required to...

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