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”
On Tuesday, the widely anticipated results for Clinton’s student council were announced. Now the new board is tasked with determining the path for the future of Clinton as a school. Continue reading “Student Council Results Announced”
This year, more than ever, I have noticed students bringing tablets and computers to class. As juniors, students are asked to take a lot of notes and turn them into something Continue reading “Integrating Technology Into Education”
I’m sure you’ve heard this one before: in elementary school, a teacher says while teaching, “Pay attention! You’ll need this for middle school.” So you show up at middle school and as it turns out, they end up teaching you that same topic all over again. So Continue reading “Is High School Preparing Us For College?”
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”
In New York, the quality of education students receive is dependent on their zip code.
According to the New York Times, “From elementary through high school, New York City children tend to go to school with others similar to themselves, in one of the Continue reading “The School Segregation That Exists All Around Us”