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Poll: Is Grinding Appropriate for School Dances?

November 1, 2011

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Grind Away, Kids! Editorial | James Miller Generational differences are as inevitable as they are controversial, but as this is a student paper, I feel that it is my obligation to defend our youthful culture, which includes our music, our language, and our suggestive dancing. However, when fighting for these things, one must start at […]

Editorial: Skip A Day, Miss a Day?

October 17, 2011

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Editorial|Frank Vitale Winter hasn’t even started, and remarkably, school has already been cancelled for a day due to weather.  Some of us were elated that we, not even a month into school, were getting a break.  Others, namely AP teachers and students, were quite distraught. Their concern: because of the missed day, AP classes lost […]

Welcome Back, Springfield Students! Administrators Address Students

September 8, 2011

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Welcome to the 2011 -2012 school year! The faculty, staff, and administration are happy to see you back in school. This year the high school will focus on increasing rigor. We want all of you to reach your highest potential, and we have set high expectations for student success. Last year was a year filled […]

Top Ten Nine Ways to Improve the Springfield High School Experience

June 16, 2011

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Rafiat Kasumu / Features With high school graduation around the corner, the seniors of STHS are anticipating their next step in life. This is a time to celebrate our accomplishments but it is also a time to look back at our Springfield experience and evaluate how we used our time within these school walls. And […]

Worthwhile Ways for Teens to Spend Time

December 9, 2010

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Erin Agnew / Commentary With the holidays quickly approaching, the average high school student starts to make a wish list, drop overwhelming hints to parents and grandparents, or otherwise inform others of their desire own the newest, latest, gadget this season. This begs the question “why all the fuss?” Why do we want the iPod […]