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There are many reasons why it is good for parents to have access to their students grades and progress. But watching too closely doesnt provide students with opportunities to learn from their mistakes before consequences are handed down.

Opinion: Daily grade reminders to parents cause unnecessary stress

Nikki Sisson, Marketing Manager November 23, 2021

A student comes home from a long day of school, consisting of several quizzes. She feels she did poorly on one quiz, but knows she can fix it with corrections the next day. She decides to wait to tell...

Point-Counterpoint: Remaining Remote

Point-Counterpoint: Remaining Remote

November 17, 2020

On October 9, District 156 announced that the school would pivot to their hybrid learning plan in November. As the news made its way through the school community, many students expressed excitement about...

Neither students nor teachers were ready for an entirely remote school year, and everyone is still scrambling to make it work.

Con: Remote learning doesn’t work for most students

Kyla Henige, Managing Editor November 17, 2020

High school is a time of getting to be with your friends, experience different things, and do hands-on experiments and learn about things that will help you post secondary school. But what happens when...

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