With the increase of caffeinated food and drink, caffeine consumption in teens has increased greatly, with one of the most popular caffeinated beverages being coffee. While coffee has been proven to have some health benefits, how much is too much?
“I’m really quiet and I guess if I went to a public school, I wouldn’t talk [as much as] I do now…It’s because of the teachers and the way we learn here,” Freshman Emily Yurkus.
Choice Block. Those two words form a unique quality of Innovation Academy Charter School. IACS is a unique school from the minute you enter 72 Tyng Road. Whether it’s the 200-acre campus, the project-based learning, or the interactive classes, IACS is definitely a unique learning environment for all students.
Extra help has always been a resource at IACS. Every teacher has a weekday that they stay late for an extra hour after school to offer assistance to any student that might need it. Most students at IACS have been to an extra help session, whether they were required to come to make up something for a teacher, or needed clarification on concepts taught in class. Extra help can be an important tool for both the student and the teacher.
The new lunch schedule has gotten people all around the school talking, some bad and some good.
On Wednesday October 14, 2015, the first floor hallway was unusually silent. The cause of this impossible anomaly was made clear by the signs posted on doorways everywhere across the country: TESTING IN PROGRESS. Continue reading “Students Conquer PSAT”
“Do Apps Help You or Just Waste Your Time?” reads the New York Times headline for their recent article on how teenagers might be taking technology out of hand and taking advantage of what it has to offer. It is common now for students as young as six or seven all the way up to seniors in college to use a tablet or cellphone to do their work. Continue reading “Cellphone Apps Getting Out of Hand?”
Student Government started off with a bang this year. From having elections quickly and starting with event planning as soon as they all had leaders to follow. Continue reading “Student Government Starts Off with a Bang”
“Hard times call for hard measures. My choice block was located right above a conference room and dancing and conference rooms don’t mix well,” Sophomore, Nate Landis. Continue reading “Humans of IACS”
Bump, pass set, score, IACS has welcomed a new volleyball team to the list of fall sports. Continue reading “Volleyball at IACS Starts Strong”