Review of I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson, the critically acclaimed author of The Sky is Everywhere, will give you more than just the sun. On top of warming you from the inside out, it will give you a whole new perspective on life and romance.

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Teacher book recommendations for Teen Book Week

Staff Writer Allegra Albanese

In celebration of Teen Book Week, which is taking place between October 7-13, high school teachers explain their favorite books and how it changed their perspective.

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Fall Sports Preview

Each athletics season brings the possibility of new athletes, fresh competition and excitement. As the half-way point for the fall athletics season approaches, coaches and athletes reflect on their goals for the season.

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Ally Larson (’19) commits to Northwestern University swim team

Sports Editor: Online Michael Flaherty

Waking up at 5 a.m. three times a week and training nine times a week isn’t easy for the average high school student. But for Ally Larson (’19), it’s her weekly routine.

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Lunch with The Standard: Alexandra (Haggiag) Dean (’97)

When alumna Alexandra (Haggiag) Dean (’97) first sat down with us on March 6, “emotional” was the one word that came to mind on her return to ASL. She recalled former classmates, teachers and experiences that shaped her educational career, having attended from Grade 3 to 12. “You realize this is where you began, this is where your roots are and you know when you come from an international community it’s not always easy to see your roots,” she said. Continue reading “Lunch with The Standard: Alexandra (Haggiag) Dean (’97)”