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Why Take AP?

Megan Mineiro, Staff Writer

November 30, 2011

Filed under Opinion

A great chasm separates Advanced Placement classes from College Prep classes, creating two distinct learning environments and sets of expectations. AP classes provide students with the opportunity to challenge themselves by taking...

Editorial: Taking Away Tag Out

November 30, 2011

Filed under Opinion

After the debacle better known as Senior Tag Out, the administration is questioning whether to allow the activity second semester. During the week of October 10-14, seniors tackled one another to the ground in order to obtain...

Non-Athletes in Sports Need More Recognition

Jessica Steveson, Staff Writer

June 8, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Sports players receive constant recognition for their feats on the field, but sometimes we forget that there are many other people working behind the scenes to ensure that our sports community is successful. The people who th...

Why Blocking Websites Doesn’t Infringe on Your First Amendment Rights

Jake Barnes, Staff Writer

June 5, 2011

Filed under Opinion

An arguments that students will make when they are told not to say or do something is that they are protected by their first amendment rights. What students are failing to understand is that when you enter a place where personal fr...

Under Pressure

Lisa Mazzone and Rebecca Sykes, Staff Writer

May 27, 2011

Filed under Opinion

It is the beginning of the end for juniors. At such a young age, it’s that time of the year to start planning for the future by preparing or even taking the SAT. On a Saturday morning you can find about 25% of a high school’s...

Fading Standards

Fading Standards

May 27, 2011

Response tothe WASC opinion piece in the April issue

May 27, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Dear MavLife, As dedicated educators, we agree with your recent “opinion” piece in that we are “proud, confident and spirited.” We do take exception to the recent “dire” and “dismal” offering that Hunter Vurbeff h...

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