Tag: upper grades

When The Connection Snaps Between Class and Career

Finding motivation in classes you’re not particularly passionate about can be very challenging for some students and therefore, it can be hard to keep up with the workload that comes with it. It’s never easy for a student to complete work for a class that they’re not passionate about. Some students have a clear path for their future careers, but unfortunately, don’t get to  Continue reading “When The Connection Snaps Between Class and Career”

Do You Know What You’ll Do This Summer?

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?”

Column: Regents Exams Are Not Helpful

The Regents Exams are a set of mandatory tests that high school students in New York State are required to take in order to graduate. Teachers must plan their coursework according to these exams since being prepared for the tests determines their ability to graduate.

This need to cram subject Continue reading “Column: Regents Exams Are Not Helpful”

Upper Grades Students Danced the Night Away At Annual Dance

The first upper grades dance of the season was the theme “masquerade/under the stars.” On Friday, March 31st, soaking wet students made their way out of the pouring rain to get their tickets and masks and make their way into the gym. To prepare, a group of students on the dance committee decorated masks to give out at the door and hung festive lights and streamers in the downstairs gym. The gym was transformed into a dimly lit dance floor complete with an expansive snack table, photo booth, black and white balloons filled with LED lights, and a designated section near the stage for chilling. The only things missing were a DJ, a light fuse, and a working photo printer.

Many Clintonians have beentalking about how the closest thing to a Continue reading “Upper Grades Students Danced the Night Away At Annual Dance”