Clinton has recently announced some changes to how assignments are graded and factored into overall course averages.
As of this semester, 11th grade courses are weighted with Course Outcomes — exams, Continue reading “New Semester Brings New Grading Scale”
On Tuesday, March 14, Clinton students joined hundreds of thousands of others across the nation in a walkout against gun violence. The upper grades walkout ran from 9:40 to 10:30 a.m and the lower grades walkout went from 9:55 to 10:27 a.m. Continue reading “Walkout At Clinton Against Gun Violence”
The IB exams cost more than just time and effort.
A notice was attached to 11th graders’ semester one report cards handed out in February detailing the price of taking IB exams. The notice explains that the exams, “come at a cost. We are asking families to pay a fee to help offset the cost of registering for the exams.” Continue reading “Staff Shares IB Exam Fees”
Election or not, Trump opposition is still going strong.
Students across the city walked out of their classrooms to protest Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election on Tuesday, November 15. The walkout began at around Continue reading “Citywide Student Walkout Against Donald Trump”
Fresh new leaves are budding on the trees, and winter coats are once again being buried in the backs of closets. Spring is rolling around, to be followed by summer. Students are currently starting to figure out what they are doing this summer, and are in the heat of applying to summer programs and internships.
Francesco Leone, a Clinton tenth grader, said he has already applied to several summer programs and jobs. Their mediums range from agriculture to criminal investigations. Leone said, “Honestly, they were Continue reading “Do You Know What You’ll Do This Summer?”
The executive committee at one of their weekly meetings. Left to right: Vivian Ma, Cleo Kromelow, Ms. Schaffzin, Havah Bernstein. (Picture by Maya Rader.)
This year marks the first year of an executive committee in upper grades student council. Last year, the ninth grade student council was largely devoted to creating a foundation for the current government by writing a constitution and figuring out how to run the elections that took place later in the year. Last June, elections were held for positions on the executive committee; the student council president, vice president, two tenth grade class representatives and the secretary.
George Weathers III and Havah Bernstein were Continue reading “Upper Grades Student Council is in Full Swing”