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BC High Onion Presents: How Does BC High Decide to Call a Snow Day?

BC High Onion

March 9, 2015

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1.) Upon seeing snow in the forecast, kids decry the horrors of 5 straight days of school about six days in advance. 2.) 11am: Harvey Leonard announces that the details of his weather broadcast essentially have the power to... Read more »

BC High and the MBTA

EJ Kelley '16, Contributor

March 6, 2015

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Last week, the student body received an email stating that the MBTA will be altering the schedule of a Kingston train to accommodate BC High students. This message from the administration was a unique combination of... Read more »

Christmas Break: A time for work, or a time for rest?

Pat Fitzgerald '15, Contributor

January 15, 2015

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We all know the reality of an especially cruel and unusual form of punishment: homework over the holidays. But is Christmas break really a time for work, or should our students be focusing on other things? I would argue that... Read more »

Email vs. Mail for College Decisions

Harry Clow '15, Contributor

January 15, 2015

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In light of recent events at Johns Hopkins University, their email decision notification disaster, I have decided to write about the pros and cons of email notification and mail notification of college decisions. On the side... Read more »

Unpopular Opinions, Vol. 1: The Defense Behind the Library Backpack Ban

Kevin Koulopoulos '15, Contributor

January 15, 2015

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Sophomores shout, juniors engage in unwarranted and illicit rap battles, and freshmen watch Russian “dashcam” compilation videos at full volume on their iPads; the din reaches an unbearably high level, only beginning to fade... Read more »

School Spirit Soars

Evan Jansen ‘15, Contributor

January 8, 2015

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Eagle Pride As hundreds of students cram into the bleachers, a chant rises forth from the crowd. As enthusiastic fans bounce on their toes, they cheer, "I believe that we will win," over and over. A smile creeps to my face... Read more »

Midterms Prevail Despite New Policy

Brian Tung '15, Head Sports Editor

January 6, 2015

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  For the first time in Boston College High School history, the administration has decided to remove midterms from academic curriculums in order to give students less stress. However, despite the new policy, severa... Read more »

How Successful was the Homework Survey?

Jack Jordanides '17, Contributor

December 16, 2014

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This past week, BC High conducted a survey to piece together an accurate picture of the amount of homework students complete each night. Generally speaking, students are expected to receive 30 minutes for each class. With six... Read more »

The Mite Box: A Tradition of Charity

Costa Angelakis '15, News Editor

November 21, 2014

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$11,600: You could buy three Super Bowl tickets with that money. You could buy a slightly used Toyota Corrolla with that money. But BC High has given that much money to the Mite Box so far this year. Although some may claim t... Read more »

Mayor Walsh Reflects on Life

Tom Blakely '15, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2014

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On Sunday, November 9th, I had the opportunity to meet Boston Mayor "Marty" Walsh and hear him give a talk to the fathers and sons of BC High about his time as a youth growing up in Boston just blocks away, his struggles with... Read more »