Crossed Sabres

Work it!

Work it!

Karina Lazorchak and Annabel Phoel

June 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

As the school year wraps up, another tradition approaches for the school’s seniors— Senior Experience. Instead of going to class, students must complete 75 hours of work during the three weeks, whether they spend it at an internship, job or use the time to accomplish something noteworthy, like writ...

The importance of sustainability

The importance of sustainability

Gus Nathanson, Online Editor

May 20, 2019


Filed under Features

The concept of environmental sustainability is a topic that is rarely spoken of in everyday conversation. It has been a notable trend that the general public takes it for granted, and merely assumes that the environment will keep functioning and working to benefit the people of the world. The studen...

Alternatives to college

Alternatives to college

Simon Espejo, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

College is a word that high school students hear often, whether it be from their parents, teachers or friends. However, for some students, college is not the right choice, and there are plenty of alternatives after high school to consider. For some, enlisting in the military is a good option. Others might ...

Applying to College Programs: How Can They Differ?

Applying to College Programs: How Can They Differ?

Talley Schroeder, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Features

As students approach junior and senior year, the intensifying pressure of college and their future begins to get to closer and closer. Juniors begin to take the Scholastic Assessment Test (SATs)  or American College Testing (ACTs) assessments, and seniors begin their applications to colleges. Some ...

Athletic Recruiting

Athletic Recruiting

Hugo Bell, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year, tens of thousands of high school students get recruited for collegiate level athletics. There are 347 Division I, more than 300 Division II, and more than 440 Division III colleges encompassing more than 460,000 student athletes. High schoolers all over the country are competing to get re...

The hardships of applying to college

The hardships of applying to college

Sophia Bailey, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under Features

From the minute students start high school, they are told how to prepare for college. Students are bombarded with information having to do with careers, colleges and classes to take. From day one, students say they are stressed beyond relief of the thought of college. Arlington is an extremely compe...

Unsolicited college emails

Unsolicited college emails

Ariel Gill-Ehrenreich, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Features

All students are asked to give their email when signing up for Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB),  SAT, ACT and PSAT testing, but what many do not expect is receiving incessant emails afterward from colleges looking for applicants. These colleges tend to be ones that students a...

Different Shades of Faith

Different Shades of Faith

Jay La Piana, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features

Throughout the world there are many different religions each with different sets of beliefs and practices.  At the school, there is a huge diversity of religion. At school there are many kids of different backgrounds that each have have their own beliefs; some may be religious while others may not ...

Engaging with the Internet in a healthy way

Engaging with the Internet in a healthy way

Abigail Presson, Managing Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

The speed of the Internet and the consequent rapid dissemination of the news means that people hear about global events, including violence and tragedy, quicker than in the past. While many students see the Internet and the speed with which news spreads as a good thing, others have concerns about its ...

Singing in the Snow

Singing in the Snow

Karina Lazorchak, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features

As the lights dim, voices begin to float through the auditorium. The stage is empty of students. Heads turn toward the back of the room to find the voices are coming from the balcony. Twinkle, twinkle, little star they sing, low and high notes weaving together in harmony. The song ends, and the audienc...

Clubs to think about!

Clubs to think about!

Sophia Bailey, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

The school has over 175 clubs within it. Clubs involving politics, service, academics and hobby related topics. The “Operation Smile” club, the “She’s the First” club and the “It’s Academic!” club are only some examples of the extensive amount of clubs at the school. The Operatio...

TSA Jewelry Sale

TSA Jewelry Sale

Ra’Nya Taylor, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Featured General, Features

The  Technology Student Association (TSA) club is having a jewelry sale where they sell laser cut earrings all through December while supplies last. TSA is a national organization for students. Ms. Danielle Meyer, engineering teacher and club sponsor, described it as a student version of the sta...

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