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Aparna Mathew

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Name: Aparna Mathew
Date registered: September 8, 2015

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  1. Inefficient grading deadlines restrict student remediation — November 29, 2017
  2. On-the-spot admissions aid persuasion and speaking skills — November 6, 2017
  3. Girls lacrosse falls to Potomac Falls in State Championships — June 14, 2017
  4. Alien: Covenant fails to impress long time fans of franchise — June 6, 2017
  5. Non-Christian holidays lack equal accomodations — March 29, 2017

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Nov 29 2017

Inefficient grading deadlines restrict student remediation

As a junior dealing with a rigorous IB workload, I find myself monitoring my grades constantly; to that end, the Student Information System offers a convenient way to access grades, and for teachers to keep track of their assignments and responsibilities for each class. As the academic year progresses and classes demand more of their …

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Nov 06 2017

On-the-spot admissions aid persuasion and speaking skills

Colleges across the country allow students to speak with an admissions officer that accept or deny accordingly. This process still requires students to be prepared with a copy of their transcript, standardized test scores and teacher recommendations. “They usually do them at high schools, but I’ve seen them done at Panera or even at college …

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Jun 14 2017

Girls lacrosse falls to Potomac Falls in State Championships

Girls varsity lacrosse fell to Potomac Falls 9-12 during the State Championship game on June 10, a rematch of the 2016 State Championships, where Potomac Falls beat out Marshall 19-7. Regardless of the loss, sophomore and varsity lacrosse player Emily Brunner said she is content with the determination and ability of the team. “I am …

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Jun 06 2017

Alien: Covenant fails to impress long time fans of franchise

Alien: Covenant, the sequel to Prometheus (2012) and the next installment of the Alien prequel series came out on May 19. The science-fiction horror film, starring Michael Fassbender and Katherine Waterston, revolves around the colony ship, the Covenant, as it diverts from its original destination after receiving a cryptic radio transmission from an unknown Earth-like …

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Mar 29 2017

Non-Christian holidays lack equal accomodations

Through the eyes of an average student, winter break could arguably be the best time of the school year. Not only are they free of anything academic for two weeks, but the break brings constant speak of everything related to Christmas. Though the hype surrounding the Christmas season is completely warranted by those that celebrate …

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Mar 29 2017

Teacher mentors help new teachers adjust to school environment

Brand new teachers come bearing fresh, innovative ideas and interesting approaches to classic high school lessons and methods. But, along with refreshing visions come the predicted inexperience, expected from anyone new at their jobs. To combat this, new teachers are assigned a more experienced teacher mentor to guide them and teach them the ropes of …

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Mar 10 2017

Swim and dive excels despite low turnout

Regardless of swim and dive’s successful season, the teams were unable to attract a large spectator turnout at events, even during the Capitol Conference meets in which they placed second overall. Swimmers and divers bring intense effort throughout the week, devoting a large portion of their time to different meets and practices. “We have practices …

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Mar 10 2017

Teacher lead band Toast Ghost helps revitalize music creativity in the community

  With Toast Ghost, the newly formed musical group consisting of English teachers Matthew Horne, Jonathan Super and Paul Fauteux and the performing arts on the rise, a spotlight has shone on artistry and musical originality. “The hope would be that it would be used to inspire students that anyone can make music and have …

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Jan 27 2017

Top 5 Songs of 2016

Closer: the Chainsmokers ft. Halsey “It’s super fun to listen to and it’s a great song for if you are in a bad mood and need to be cheered up” freshman Beatrice Webster Black Beatles: Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane “ It’s always fun to have a viral trend with music that isn’t …

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Dec 01 2016

Model United Nations club excels at William and Mary conference

The Model United Nations club took home five awards during their conference at William and Mary from Nov. 11 to 13. Despite over 2,000 members from all over the country participating, hopes for the conference were high. “I am confident that we will do well,” sophomore and three year Model UN veteran Rohan Shah said. …

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