To the Editor: Re “IACS Graveyard” in Minivator V2E1
Did you hear that Will and Spencer are wearing the same tux to prom? I can’t believe it! Will got his first and Spencer won’t return his. The nerve!
The concept of Digital Portfolios isn’t inherently bad, but making them required for students is not helpful. Digital Portfolios (or DPs) are a way for students to be able to to save and preserve their work online to be able to reflect on their accomplishments and look back on how they’ve grown and developed over the years they’ve spent at high school.
IACS’s recent decision to disable the notifications for the X2 mobile app was due to the “number of electronic distractions that our students deal with throughout the day.” I believe that the notifications from the X2 actually decreases electronic distractions.
If you’ve been watching the news recently, you’ve probably heard a lot about ISIS attacks in the Middle East, and what the Western world is doing about it. 2016 presidential candidates debate constantly about the U.S.’s role in stopping the Islamic State, while President Obama is criticized for his lack of action. Yet these conversations lose sight of a larger issue at hand: the true victims of terrorism, the Syrian refugees.
Have you ever waited outside a store, or school with your car running for more than five minutes? If so, then you have violated a Massachusetts State Law.
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?
“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”