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Day 85

Day 85

Bailey Stover June 10, 2020

Some days feel too long. Today is June 10. After staying up until 12:30 a.m. watching Born on the Fourth of July, a movie based on the life of Vietnam War veteran Ron Kovic starring Tom Cruise, I slept...

Day 84

Day 84

Bailey Stover June 9, 2020

Happy Birthday, Brother! Today is June 9. This morning, my dad and I worked together to create a wonderful breakfast spread for my brother to celebrate his 23rd birthday. I’d gotten up around 10 a.m....

Day 83

Day 83

Bailey Stover June 8, 2020

Productive Mondays kind of are the best. Today is June 8. The last few days I’d let some of my responsibilities slide, so today I decided to check several items off my to do list. Following a plate...

Day 71

Day 71

Bailey Stover May 27, 2020

Productivity isn’t dead yet. Today is May 27. I ended up waking up this morning to the sound of my mom’s voice in the living room as she talked with my Advanced Placement (AP) Literature and Composition...

Day 63

Day 63

Bailey Stover May 19, 2020

Freedom at last! Today is May 19. For once I woke up at the completely reasonable time of 9:40 a.m., despite my mother’s best efforts to wake me up 40 minutes prior. I had asked her to make sure I didn’t...

Day 62

Day 62

Bailey Stover May 18, 2020

Is apathy contagious? Today is May 18. I have to believe other people’s dreams are as strange as mine, or else I fear I might go mad. I had intended to wake up around 9 a.m., but when my alarm went...

Day 56

Day 56

Bailey Stover May 12, 2020

One down, three to go! Today is May 12. There’s no better way to wake up than by a surprise cuddle with my mom. I’d asked her to get me up at 8:30 a.m. so I’d have plenty of time to do some last-minute...

Day 55

Day 55

Bailey Stover May 11, 2020

It’s T-1 Day until test day. Today is May 11. I think the word that best describes me today is “stress.” I am a giant ball of tension and anxiety and worry. I know I shouldn’t care so much about...

College Board to discontinue several AP Scholar awards May 2020

College Board to discontinue several AP Scholar awards May 2020

Brandon Kim December 15, 2019

The Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar awards program is discontinuing several awards in May 2020. The State awards, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) honors and International AP Scholar awards...

Junior Amira McKee reads to her younger siblings after she gets home from school Oct. 22. Clara watches on the left and Mack on the right as
Amira asked Mickey in the middle to point to the narwhal in the book they were reading. Photo by Sarah Mosteller

Family values: Home responsibilities give ample opportunities for growth

Amira McKee November 18, 2019

No fewer than twice a week, my peers subject my name to the same patronizing inflection. Usually, after seeing the chaos that is my backpack or learning I have postponed writing an essay until a few nights...

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Spaghetti, saws and The Wizard of Oz

Katie Whaley December 20, 2018

Escapism affects life, livelihood Throughout a day, emotions boil in a pot of stress, frustration and anxiety. They soak in the mixture, absorbing the negative feelings. If left untouched in the streaming...

Freshman Walter Anderson works on his sketchbook for art adorned in a tie and overcoat on November 9th.
Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

Students dress for success

Emily Oba November 12, 2018

ressing comfortably for tests may be a go-to for high school students, but studies correlated dressing well can improve performance. A study published by Northwestern University showed when research subjects...

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