By: Caroline Franklin Georgia students, think back to late April. Do you remember the news that we would be required, by the state, to take the Georgia Milestones? The uproar it caused among students, teachers, and parents were astronomical. In addition to students preparing for finals, the academic load of reviewing for the Milestones added to the stress already thick in the air of Georgia … Continue reading Online learning: Friend or foe?
By: Ashley Williams Block scheduling for high schools is a relatively novel idea that has garnered attention as a way to make the school day less stressful for high school students and allow them to delve deeper into course topics. Students on a traditional school schedule attend six or seven class periods per day in the same courses for the whole school year. On a … Continue reading Block scheduling creates less stress for students
By: Ana Gonzalez Students attending Pope High School in Marietta, Georgia, are dreading the end of the break. A construction project announced earlier this year has become the epicenter of controversy. Plans dictate that a new gymnasium, theater, and tennis court are to be built. While there will be many consequential changes, the cut in parking spaces in the school’s lot will by far have … Continue reading New construction means more frustration