Monthly Archives: January 2019

Let There Be… ROCK!!!

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Rachel Raspanti ‘22 Most teenagers have seen Jack Black portray Dewy Finn in the hit movie, School of Rock. Black played the unusual yet intriguing teacher who taught and inspired students with his love of music. Students of all ages who wish to pursue music can explore and strengthen their ...

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Staying focused in class can be hard, but is it really?

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Photo by Brianna Moss By Vanessa Lazzaro  ’20 Many students have different reasons why they can not stay focused in class. This could include technology with phones and iPads, friends, subject, teachers talking too long or more. The main issue we have concentrating is our cell phone in the classroom. ...

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Lockdown drills need to be taken seriously

By Courtney Mayfield ‘19 Bang! Pow! Slam! “Quick, everyone get in the corner”. Everyone walks toward the corner talking on their phones not having a care in the world, thinking that it’s just a drill. Most school shootings people blame it on people with mental illnesses and say that they ...

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The Princess Switch Review Article

By Nina Arcilla’22 Photo courtesy of Netflix The Princess Switch is that movie that everybody  loves but hates at the same time.   The Princess Switch is a fun, delightful movie.  It has the feel of a Hallmark Christmas movie, light-hearted and sweet. But from the cliche of a simple ...

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Pets helping to ease the transition to college life

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  By Brianna Moss ’19 Having a pet in college helps many students transition to college life. Going to college can be stressful, exciting, and even quite scary so having a companion can help ease into things. Positives: Having a pet helps reduce any anxieties people may have about college, ...

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“Ralph Breaks The Internet” Movie Review

By: Patrick McSwiggan ’19 In “Ralph Breaks the Internet”, this movies tells a tale of how two best friends manage to get through their issues and get through the problems of insecurity and letting go of friends while being in the internet. These two best friends are of course Litwak’s ...

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Balancing Work and School

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By Tom Claffey ‘19 As students progress into adulthood many are beginning their first jobs. But does their employment distract them from getting the most out of their education?   Balancing a school week alongside a work week is a hard task by any standard, with time management, deadlines, long ...

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Meet Keith Lockhart, the Crossing Guard

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By Allison Brooks ‘22      Every day students go to school focusing on their academics but don’t always think about the people that help them throughout the day. Principals, teachers, aids, and crossing guards are just a few examples. Do you ever wonder what goes on in their daily lives?   ...

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Are bathroom breaks a privilege or a problem?

By Siddi Sharma ’22         Many students face situations where they really had to use the restroom but the teacher just wouldn’t let them. This is one of the most common problems that students have to cope with. It is very common for kids in school to be denied the ...

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Is Dating a Thing of the Past

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By Carly Ganley ’20 It seems as if the dating culture has evolved from dinner and a movie to a cycle of text messaging. Has technology impacted this? Perhaps a change in teen mindsets? Is Ridley High School any different? Junior Marykate Mercanti believes dating is not as common in ...

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