Should Student Athletes Be Drug-Tested?

Story by Ava Schrage, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Playing any type of sport in high school can require a lot of hard work and effort, between long practices, games, and budgeting your time. According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, roughly 55% of al...

Why the Definition of a “Good” School Needs to be Changed

Story by Sarah Flakus, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Springtime is coming up, and although that leaves many people with the hope of a near future, others begin to feel a pit of dread in their stomach anticipating May 1st: the deadline for seniors choosing their colleges for the...

Loads of Homework and Little Sleep

Story by Gabby Ross, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

All across the country schools are corralling herds of sleep-deprived teenagers. Many adolescents are becoming sleep-deprived at the expense of school. Teens have many demands placed upon them, between hours of homework every...

The Importance of Being a Politically Aware Young Person

Story by Emma DeLaRosa, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Prior to the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, David Hogg was an average student at the school who kept to himself; however, the traumatizing event transformed him into an activist against gun violenc...

Goodbye, SAT: Why Test-Optional Admission Policies Are Here To Stay

Story by Ben Fyke, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The SAT and ACT are staples of a high school student’s upperclassmen years. Students stress out over these standardized tests, which are used by most colleges to determine applicant eligibility. In recent years, however, s...

The Problem with “New Year, New Me”

Story by Emma DeLaRosa, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019

Filed under Opinion

From going to the gym to quitting toxic habits, in early January people devote themselves to the concept of “new year, new me.” Recognizing flaws and working towards improvement is essential in personal growth, but the i...

The College Admission Process has its Flaws

Story by Alexis Gomes, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Senior year is considered to be the best year of high school. Seniors have survived the grueling underclassmen years, including the infamously stressful junior year. As a reward, they can now buy breakfast during homebase, rela...

Dear Stonington High,

Story by Olivia Bayer, editor

June 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As graduation day nears, I take my final steps through your nostalgic halls. I say my “goodbyes” and “see you laters”. And I look back on the past four years of joy and dismay you have brought me. It seems like just...

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