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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 with her client as she cuts, blow dries and straightens the light-blonde locks of her client. The two l...

STUDYING, SERIOUSLY

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 will soon begin. Michael Wang, National AP Scholar and senior, knows that feeling more than most stude...

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

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

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 go about their days not considering what happens when they are not around. While others like j...

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 a period of AP exams and finals, brains go into relaxation mode, leading to a general feeling that ...

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, like most other seniors, I took part in the college application process, and it seemed as though...

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 a handful of one to five point homework checks in between the two. I choked; each quarter I received b...

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, however, U.S. history teacher Angela Egger-Enzmann said she disagrees with this assessment and even...

Release the Responsibility

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 Design (IED) class. “In my IED class, we’re working with the CAD (computer-aided design) sof...