"As more Powerful figures reveal themselves to be 'Problematic', we must reckon with how deeply entrenched they are in our lives" -- Sarah Clemens, 10th grade
"Six million children a year are diagnosed with ADHD in the US alone, out of which over 4 million are reported using prescription drugs such as Ritalin to treat the disorder."--Prophet Ogbebor, 10th grade
"Enjoy these OSA student recommended novels, short stories, graphic novels, and new releases." --Jif dillemuth, 8th grade
"In covid, it's already important to distinguish fact from fiction, and for journalists it's even more important."
“Introverts might be cheering at the thought of cancelled plans and being able to stay home. Others may be dreading the long hours of housebound boredom. There will likely be both sweets and sours of higher hours home for higher numbers of people.” - Isabella Schainker, 7th Grade
Our world is really stressful right now, especially for teenagers. Social isolation, the now digital world, and lots of other new worries, combined with all of the normal teen stressors like relationships, homework, and tests make this world super stress-inducing for teens.
“At this point in time you’ve probably heard of TikTok. Just two years ago it took the world by storm and has since amassed a whopping 2.9 billion downloads. If you somehow haven’t heard of it yet, TikTok (or Douyin in China) is a short video app known for creating a platform for people to share videos accompanied by short music clips.. It typically markets to kids and teenagers, but has recently seen a massive growth in adult users since the beginning of quarantine.”
"In the midst of the pandemic, 8th graders are preparing for their transition into high school, but it doesn’t look quite the same as they imagined it. Their time in middle school has come to an unusual and abrupt end." --Grace Triantafyllos, 8th grade
"It is important to do what we can to support small local businesses so that not only big companies profit during this time." -- Jif dillemuth, 7th grade
"Since we are all stuck in the house with nothing to do, many people are catching up Netflix and Disney+. Both streaming channels are adding more stuff to watch, including series and movies, including movies meant for theatrical releases, like Onward."