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Should students attend parent-teacher conferences?

Harshman Sihra, Reporter

December 31, 2018

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Scenario A: You sit at home worrying about what your parents and your math teacher are talking about. What if they talk about that one test you totally bombed! Or about how you don’t like to raise your hand to answer questions? Oh, man! Scenario B: You and your mom go into your math teacher’s room and you think what...

Staff Editorial: how to elect the ‘American’ way

Tyro Editors-in-Chief

December 28, 2018

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Just over one percent is the difference in votes received by percentage of total votes between Tony Evers and Scott Walker in the November 2018 election. This is also the difference that placed Tony Evers in the Wisconsin governor’s office for the next four years. Unlike in governor and congressional elections, the president...

A week is not enough; winter break far too brief

Elianne del Campo, Editorials Editor

December 23, 2018

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Let’s start by answering one of the easiest questions ever: Is winter break long enough? No, it is definitely not. We like to think that by the time winter break comes along, everything will be under control, and we will finally be able to relax. Well, isn’t that a funny joke. Sadly, winter break does not last as...

New parking policy sparks controversy among students

Kevin Jacobson and Emily Otten

November 9, 2018

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CON: When the new parking policy for Brookfield Central was released over the summer, many were upset. In previous years, the parking at Brookfield Central had been running on a first-come-first served system, where those who bought parking passes the soonest were allowed to choose where to have their spot for a semester (...

Is “Edficiency” effective enough?

Is “Edficiency” effective enough?

November 7, 2018

If you are reading this as an upperclassman or teacher, picture two scenarios. In one, a student fumbles...

Students vote on volume of voice from student body

Students vote on volume of voice from student body

November 7, 2018

The students who answered “no” argue that the student body can suggest ideas, but nothing suggested...

Incoming freshman contemplate life in high school

Emily Otten, Online Editor

October 5, 2018

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The first day of high school is different for everybody, some are panicked and insecure, others are indifferent and some are excited, or a mix of all three. Everyone can agree that after a week or two of high school, people get the hang of what it's really like, and start to fall into the normal status quo of the school. “I...

Back-to-school excitement

Elianne Del Campo, Editorials Editor

October 4, 2018

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As August comes to an end, the late summer nights leave as well. These past three months have gone by faster than ever, and the countdown to the end of summer gets closer and closer by the minute. It is time to get mentally ready for the start of another school year. Some students are thrilled to start fresh, while others are...

Always stay fit and take summer gym

Always stay fit and take summer gym

October 3, 2018

Physical education is a class that, if given the option, many would choose to opt out on. Who would want...

Summer School: another opportunity at the comfort of your home

Summer School: another opportunity at the comfort of your home

October 2, 2018

Summer school is an amazing opportunity for students. If you get a bad grade in a class and you aren’t...

Retail stores struggle to survive among online shopping

Retail stores struggle to survive among online shopping

June 8, 2018

You’ve probably heard the news. The Boston Store at the Brookfield Square Mall is closing. Let’s...

Editorial Contest Winner: Kevin Jacobson “Enough Gun Violence”

Kevin Jacobson, Online Editor

April 9, 2018

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How many more people have to die before the government takes action? There is a direct relationship between gun availability and gun violence. Everyone already knows this, but no politician will ever take action because the gun lobby and the NRA have too much power for any politician to mount a significant campaign against...

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