*originally appearing in satirical April 1 edition The resurgence of an epidemic, something no one wants nor dreams of, yet in this school, we are seeing one of the worst epidemics coming back into the student body’s consciousness. Every weekday morning, I find myself in the same situation, walking slowly behind a dozen freshman obsessed with some new relationship or some coach’s new decree, making … Continue reading Slow Fresh Fish Get Fried: Freshman Disastrous Hallway Courtesy
There has been an increase in the amount of homework assigned to high school students. The University of Michigan conducted research that suggests the amount of homework students have doubled in the past thirty years. The amount of homework assigned to students is overwhelming. The Princeton Review’s Student Life in America survey reported 50% of students feeling stressed and half of these students claimed homework … Continue reading Homework Load is Too Much
In high school classes, it’s common for the teacher to try to get students’ attention through uncommon means. It starts with an icebreaker on the first day of school, then it’s a project about your favorite things, then it’s a personal essay on your family – and for some students, that’s too much information given out against their will. Although these kinds of facts may … Continue reading How Personal is Too Personal?
Attendance has steadily decreased by an average of .3% each year since 2012 and stands at 1% lower than the state average 95.7%, according to Texas Academic Performance Reports. Surrounding schools like Lake Travis High, Austin High, and McCallum fall below our percentage, so whats the big deal? School funding in Texas is heavily tied to the average daily attendance (ADA). The school receives a … Continue reading Inside Attendance: What’s Good and What’s Bad About the Priority on Attendance
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In March of 2019, the Austin City Council raised the save rate of homeless animals in the city to 95%, meaning that 95% of found animals will be kept alive and cared for in Austin shelters. This will maintain the city of Austin’s status as the largest No Kill city in the country. This causes local animal shelters to be filled to the brim with … Continue reading Adopt Don’t Shop