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Why Take the SATs?

Trevor Davis '14, Contributor

October 21, 2013

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Almost every high school student dreads the Saturday when they have to wake up at 7 in the morning, grab a calculator, two pencils (not mechanical), the admissions ticket, and a snack, then head off to some random high school,... Read more »

Time for the Redskins to Change Their Name

Nate Pacheco '14, Contributor

October 21, 2013

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Over the years, the United States has constantly abused the Native American population and denied them a variety of rights. Having already disrespected much of the Native American population, a name as blatantly offensive as “The Re... Read more »

Shorts Season Ends Too Early

Tyler Walsh '15, Contributor

October 18, 2013

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So, it’s that time of year again: The leaves are browning, turning crisp in the autumn wind, the sun starts to disembark for shorter days... and shorts are no longer allowed on B.C. High campus. Some may be inclined to ask:... Read more »

How Many APs are too Many?

Patrick Walsh '15, Contributor

October 10, 2013

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Challenging yourself in high school is always of the utmost importance, but you never want to overextend yourself.  As a junior, I am experiencing AP classes for the first time alongside many of my fellow classmates. Of cour... Read more »

Stage Fright: Why Don’t More People Support the Arts?

Michael Green ‘14, Contributor

October 9, 2013

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It only takes a quick glance around the walls of McNeice to make it apparent that our school takes immense pride in its sports programs. It only takes a quick look at the bleachers to see just how many students, faculty, and family... Read more »

BC High Reexamines Morning Routine

Thomas Galanek '14, Contributor

October 1, 2013

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To the surprise of students and even some faculty, BC High has adopted a new schedule for this school year. With the new schedule, the school day has been extended by 10 minutes overall, beginning at 8:20 instead of 8:25, and... Read more »

Montserrat Mentoring Replaces Homeroom

Patrick Walsh '15, Contributor

October 1, 2013

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New at BC High for the 2013-2014 school year is the Montserrat Mentoring Project.  The school has eliminated the daily fifteen minute homeroom and has added a thirty minute gathering for ten Fridays of the first semester and te... Read more »

Navy Yard Shootings: Who Should Carry Firearms?

Patrick Juffre '15, Contributor

October 1, 2013

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The tragic event at the Washington Navy Yard this past week has raised the debate over gun control once more.  In the past nine months alone there have been six mass shootings (shootings that result in the death of at least fo... Read more »

Division in The Republican Party: A Return to Conservatism

Joe Bonvouloir ’14, Contributor

October 1, 2013

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Last November, I sat in my family room on election night in complete shock. It was around midnight, and it was already over; President Obama had been re-elected.”How could this have happened?”, I wondered to myself. Only months... Read more »

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