What to Say Instead of “I Don’t Know My Future”

What to Say Instead of “I Don’t Know My Future”

Senior year seems to be the year of questions: “Where are you going to college?” “What do you want to study?” “What do you want…

The Education System: Ruining Life Since Columbus

The Education System: Ruining Life Since Columbus

In a lot of cases, high school is about ripping off band aids. As freshmen, we very quickly had to deal with the pain that…

Don’t Take Your APUSH Book to Prom

Don’t Take Your APUSH Book to Prom

It’s your senior year prom season and you don’t have a date. No big deal, you’ll just go with some close friends. right? Oh wait……

The Bureaucracy of Extracurriculars

The Bureaucracy of Extracurriculars

At the beginning of the school year, I was elected treasurer of the orchestra council. Our first priority? To get some money. Unfortunately, it wasn’t…

5 Ways Senioritis and Existentialism Are Basically the Same Thing

5 Ways Senioritis and Existentialism Are Basically the Same Thing

It is March 2014. As of the writing of this article, there are 88 days before graduation. Every single senior in my high school has…

Fundraising 101

Fundraising 101

We all know that money can’t buy happiness, that love and kindness are far more important, and that it’s no indicator of a person’s worth–but…

8 Horrific College Application Nightmares (& How to Deal)

8 Horrific College Application Nightmares (& How to Deal)

College application season is kind of like the First World War. You suddenly find yourself fighting with and against the entire world (of 17 and…

How to Deal With Pointless Classes

How to Deal With Pointless Classes

Every high school has a set of requirements to graduate: 4 math, 4 English, 3 science, 7 clock-staring… What’s that? “Clock-staring” isn’t in your school…

Sister, Sister: An Explanation of the Sisterly Bond

Sister, Sister: An Explanation of the Sisterly Bond

If I had a dollar for every time my sister asked me, “Hey, can you drive me to [XYZ?]”, I’d actually be able to pay…

All Day, Every Day: The Pros and Cons of Year-Round Schools

All Day, Every Day: The Pros and Cons of Year-Round Schools

“I love school so much that we should shorten our summer break and stretch out our school year as long as possible,” said no student…

The High School Gods

The High School Gods

Hannah Montana tells us that nobody’s perfect, and if Hannah Montana is wrong, then I don’t want to be right. Despite this wisdom, there are…

5 Slang Words That Won’t Make Sense in 100 Years

5 Slang Words That Won’t Make Sense in 100 Years

Recently, my friend walked into our Spanish class with a horrified look on her face. She had seen a harrowing sight in the hallway, and…

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