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Making the Cut: As students schedule for next year, classes at  J. Everett Light prepare them for professional careers

Making the Cut: As students schedule for next year, classes at J. Everett Light prepare them for professional careers

Kalea Miao and Jessica Mo January 25, 2018

On the campus of North Central High School in Indianapolis lies the J. Everett Light Career Center. In the cosmetology department, music plays as student cut, color and style hair. Senior Windle Fray chats...

Sophomore Seema Dhungana reads her notes out loud to study for a test. Dhungana said reading the material and saying it at the same time helps her remember key points.

STUDYING, SERIOUSLY

Alina Yu, Feature Reporter April 20, 2017

STUDYING, SERIOUSLY As testing season approaches, students begin to study vigorously with various methods The first week of may is approaching, meaning AP testing and all the cramming for final exams...

CHS custodian Susie Denson doing what she does best in Family Consumer Science room after school.

A look into the life of a custodian (Behind the Scenes)

Many after school custodians work behind the scenes in which many do not physically notice but definitely recognize the work that's put into what makes this school great.
Julianna Kessilyas, Reporter October 20, 2016

When students leave CHS, custodians venture around doing their job, involving their utmost power and effort that takes to make the school prepared for whatever may be thrown in its direction. Many students...

Take Advantage of Summer. Students need to capitalize on summer opportunities.

Take Advantage of Summer. Students need to capitalize on summer opportunities.

perspectives May 21, 2015

With only a few more early mornings left for school, there is one thought that has crossed many students’ minds: “The closer I am to summer means the closer I am to relaxation and freedom.” After...

It's not all about the grades. Schools should de-emphasize grades and emphasize learning.

It’s not all about the grades. Schools should de-emphasize grades and emphasize learning.

perspectives March 20, 2015

As a student in high school, it is easy to become stressed due to the increasing pressure surrounding grades and GPA and whether or not they meet the expectations set not only by society, but also by yourself. Recently,...

State of the Education System. Grades get in the way of learning.

State of the Education System. Grades get in the way of learning.

Contributor January 22, 2015

As of December 2014, I finished my first semester of precalculus intermediate with a D+. Throughout the semester, my quarterly grades were composed of multiple 100-point quizzes and cumulative tests with...

New study shows that traditional studying techniques are ineffective

New study shows that traditional studying techniques are ineffective

Beats February 22, 2013

According to TIME, a recent study led by Kent State University in January suggests techniques such as highlighting, summarizing and rereading are all ineffective study techniques. Despite these findings,...

Let Go: Senior Josh Foster explores the computer-aided design software in his Introduction to Engineering Design class. Under the new model, students have the opportunity to learn more by themselves. Omeed Malekmarzban / Photo

Release the Responsibility

News January 27, 2012

To senior Josh Foster, investigating and exploring by himself while learning come naturally. According to Foster, he is able to take full advantage of this trait in his Introduction to Engineering...

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