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With end-of-year assessments right around the corner, Culture Editor: Online Grace Hamilton shares suggestions on the best apps and programs to stay on track and maximize productivity.

Top 5 programs to maximize productivity and limit distractions

Grace Hamilton, Culture Editor: Online November 20, 2020

Trello Trello is the perfect option for those wishing to improve their organization. Available as an app and through their website, this program provides both a to-do-list and calendar feature. Users...

Watching foreign shows can not only act as a form of entertainment, but can also simultaneously improve language skills. Staff Writer Amber de Saint-Exupéry highlights 5 authentic Spanish TV shows on Netflix to help improve listening and comprehension skills.

Top 5 authentic Spanish TV shows

Amber de Saint-Exupéry, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

“Money Heist” “Money Heist,” titled “La Casa de Papel” in Spanish, is one of Netflix’s most popular crime dramas with a 93% rotten tomato rating. The official Netflix synopsis reads: “With...

While politics are prominent in almost every aspects of our lives, there are certain platform that politics should not dictate, such as social media and entertainment. Culture Editor: Print Zainab Shafqat Adil reflects on how political differences should not play a role in the censorship of entertainment.

Politics should not censor entertainment

Zainab Shafqat Adil, Culture Editor: Print November 4, 2020

Politics affect nearly every facet of daily life, no matter how unrelated to governance or power they may seem to be. From education to traveling to shopping for food, it’s impossible to escape the political...

 The coronavirus has brought much uncertainty and disappointment into our lives, but fear not, for this year Halloween will not disappoint. Despite the new COVID regulations, there are still plenty of other ways to enjoy Halloween without going trick or treating and remaining at a safe distance apart.

Top 5 ways to celebrate Halloween amidst COVID-19 restrictions

Eden Leavey , Staff Writer October 30, 2020

In light of the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the U.K., the government has reinforced the rule of gathering in groups of six and prohibited indoor gatherings. This has proven challenging to enjoy...

With the US presidential election just around the corner, Culture Editor: Online Grace Hamilton shares her top 5 podcasts that discuss, analyze and predict the election.

Top 5 election podcasts

Grace Hamilton, Culture Editor: Online October 29, 2020

Hillary Clinton Says It’s Different This Time  This episode from the New York Times opinions podcast “Sway” sheds light on the various differences between the 2016 presidential election and the...

Though London is taking more extensive precautions for COVID-19, there are still ways to enjoy Europe's most acclaimed museums. Institutions such as the British Museum and the Natural History Museum have created virtual platforms to showcase exhibits.

Top 5 virtual museums

Grace Hamilton, Culture Editor: Online October 23, 2020

Natural History Museum  In light of the recent tightening of COVID-19 restrictions, the Natural History Museum in London is currently offering free online exhibitions on their website. There are numerous...

There are 64 different countries represented by the school and 52 languages spoken in the community. Members of the High School share their relationship with language.

High School community showcases language diversity

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Anna Kim’s (’21) app instructs users on how to perform CPR in real-time. Kim released her app to the Apple App Store Oct. 4.

Student designs app to support CPR process

Emily Forgash, Editor-in-Chief October 9, 2020

Anna Kim (’21) released “CPR Live” – an app that she worked on over the past six months that dictates the process of CPR – on the Apple App Store Oct. 4. “‘CPR Live’ is an app that aids...

Auditions for this year’s High School play,

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ production process begins amidst pandemic

Grace Hamilton, Culture Editor: Online September 17, 2020

Despite COVID-19 regulations and limitations surrounding the performing arts, the Performing Arts Department has found a way to make this year’s High School production of “Little Shop of Horrors”...

Culture Editor: Online Grace Hamilton shares a number of different suggestions for how to spend the summer in London while in lockdown.

Top 5 summer activities to do in London

Grace Hamilton, Culture Editor: Online June 12, 2020

Picnic in the park  Looking for a relaxing and easy way to enjoy the outdoors? Spend an afternoon or evening having a picnic at one of London’s best parks. Packing up a picnic is the perfect way...

The Lit and Art English classes created a series of podcasts, in which they answered the question: Why do we need art now? These podcasts included students speaking about personal narratives and doing research.

Lit and Art classes make podcasts about meaning of art

Helen Roth and Grace Hamilton June 11, 2020

For their final project, the Literature and Art English classes put together a series of podcasts, in which they were tasked with answering the question: Why do we need art now? English Teacher Mark...

Photo of Canary Wharf tube station taken by AJ Laurienti ('21).

NAHS transfers art to digital platform

Cameron Spurr, Lead News Editor June 10, 2020

As the campus closure prevented the in-person celebration of student artwork, the National Art Honor Society attempted to replicate the celebration with a 3D virtual experience to enable members of the...

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