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Young Voice Battles Taliban Gender Oppresion

December 17, 2012

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News | Lauren Mc Cuen Although only an 8th grader, Malala Yousafzai’s name is now known around the world.  Yousafazai lives in northwest Swat Valley, an area where the Taliban bans all girls from attending school. Since age 11, Yousafzai has been apart of the struggle for girl’s education in Pakistan. She has spoken out […]

It’s A…Bodysuit?

April 2, 2012

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News | Frank Vitale This school year has seen an interesting — if not slightly alarming — trend emerge, specifically regarding our female teachers.  Yes, it seems that more and more teachers are getting pregnant during the course of the school year.  On the surface, this does not seem to be anything to be concerned […]

Teachers Get Down

April 2, 2012

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News | Christina Manero High school dances such as Prom can often be looked at as microcosms of teenage culture.  Many aspects of dance reflects the trends and fads of the time.  The “modern dancing” present at events like Prom has not gone unnoticed by Springfield’s faculty, and recently,  teachers have begun to wonder why […]

We Aren’t In Antarctica Anymore, Spartacus

April 2, 2012

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News | Christina Manero The school board made a very important decision at their March meeting.  As the matter came to a vote, you could hear a pin drop in the room.  Every community member present leaned forward on their blue folding chair, which creaked in perfect unison.  As each board member casted their vote, […]

Teachers Monitor Hallways and Bathrooms

March 15, 2012

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News | Christina Manero The change in semesters is appropriately associated with “new.”  Students begin new classes with new teachers and expectations.  Teachers are charged with the task of learning all the names of their new students and each one’s abilities.  This semester, however, a different sort of change occurred at the beginning of the […]

Breaking Down the Walls

March 15, 2012

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News | Lauren Mc Cuen Despite never-ending debate about the fall of print media and the war between the printed word and the Internet, Springfield’s Book Club has found new ways to reconcile print and technology. The school’s Book Club has doubled in size from its start last year. A group of approximately 20 students […]

Library Advances Into The Future

March 15, 2012

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News | Nathan Kosmin As STHS settles into the spring semester, the library is looking to make several changes to improve accessibility to technology and introduce a wealth of new opportunities for students. Chief among the major developments in the pipeline is the plans for the library’s new multimedia lab. Thanks to a generous  grant, […]