Quarterlies: Do They Really Reduce Student Stress?

Raeann Titus '14, Senior Writer

December 18, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

During the 2012-2013 school year, Ridge High School eliminated the long-standing midterm and final examinations and replaced them with the new quarterly assessments. In place of the two exams, for which the school arranged a special...

Advanced Placement Classes: Know Your Limits

Nicole Kuo’16

November 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

High school is once in a lifetime experience, and every student is dedicated to succeed. Whether it is necessary to go above and beyond is the student’s own choice; the higher you go, the harder it will be. But could the pressure...

Tonight’s Assignment: Analyze your Homework

Julia Sun ‘16

November 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Hordes of students dash out of their classrooms after the dismissal bell, exhilarated by their after school activities after a long tedious day of learning—this is an image most parents have in their heads. However, they do...

“F” for Facebook

Avani Bhargava ‘16

November 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

How many times do you refresh your news feed until the time is ripe to write your essay? Will something really come up that is more important than the essay’s deadline? How long do you chat with a friend before you should really...

Fangirls: Temporary Obsession or Unending Phase?

Louise Choi ‘17

November 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Why is it that whenever a celebrity does something, no matter how common it is, everyone seems to know about it? The fixation on celebrity life is increasing by the minute as many teenagers “fangirl” over celebrities because...

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