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Students should take a more active role in asking for changes in school policy, inform themselves

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April 26

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

As far as policy is concerned, the microcosm of our school functions as a trickle-down dictatorship. We, the students, have virtually no power in state and federal regulations, and we often don’t hear about them until they are...

The school board should consider the benefits of a balanced calendar, monitor Nobleville’s progress.

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March 22

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

For some reason or another, we’ve reached that time of year when students’ attendance drops as the school year progresses and their stress levels grow larger. While it’s impossible to attribute this exhaustion to any single...

Senate Bill 189 would allow much needed flexibility for some schools, encourage other schools to succeed

perspectives

February 22

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

It is strange that a school like CHS, with approximately a 96 percent attendance rate, 95 percent graduation rate and many students who enter senior year with most or all of the required credits for a Core 40 diploma completed,...

Candidates should modernize politics, follow Ritz’s example

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December 14

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

On Nov. 6, Democrat Glenda Ritz was elected State Superintendent of Public Instruction, defeating the incumbent, Tony Bennett, previous State Superintendent and Republican. Ritz’s election came as a shock to many Indiana residents,...

With election over, beware of party bias, focus on issues

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November 16

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

After Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and President Barack Obama “reached across the aisle,” utilizing the power of both Republican and Democratic parties to help the area recuperate...

The policy for punishment should accurately reflect the crime committed

perspectives

August 15

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

Unfortunately it’s something that happens every year: students using a wide range of resources and tactics to give themselves unfair advantages on tests and assignments. Although it is safe to say that this will continue to...

Students should make themselves more employable by trying new things

perspectives

May 18

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

Since the recession began in late 2007, we have been peppered with phrases like “real-estate equity losses” and “sub-prime loan rates.” However, only recently have these “grown-up” phrases begun to hit home with our ...

Don’t rely on trends and the media to decide what causes you care about

perspectives

April 27

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

In this month’s issue, the Acumen is covering a variety of movements and trends within our school and featuring students who are passionate about these causes. However, this passion often seems contrary to the norm nowadays....

Students must recognize their influence on teachers’ pay

perspectives

March 22

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

The day many students enter high school is the day that one element of secondary schooling becomes apparent to them: independence. From driving to school to choosing their own classes, high school pushed many students into a new,...

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