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Bring back the hype

Bring back the hype

December 12, 2016

Let’s talk

December 7, 2015

The school has become a place where difficult issues are avoided and contentious discussions are shied away from. Read More »...

Voting for values

November 8, 2015

The Student-Faculty Disciplinary Board (SFDB) is one of the most valuable student-led organizations in the school. As an Editorial Board, we believe the perspective that the SFDB offers in disciplinary matters is indispensable and t...

Call for a proper democracy

November 3, 2015

Last year, The Standard Editorial board called for the reform of the Student Council (StuCo) presidential election. We recognize that our previous editorial came at a date too late to be considered by StuCo. However, with the...

A division in our reaction

June 3, 2015

When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake left Nepal devastated on April 25 and weeks later, on May 12, another earthquake struck – this time measured at 7.4 magnitude on the richter scale – our community’s response was quick. ...

Committing to academic uniformity

May 3, 2015

The Standard’s Editorial Board has, in the past, called for uniformity in grading policies across academic departments.  And, while the administration has agreed that this is important, we have seen no evidence ensuring that...

Introducing an effective library system

February 9, 2015

If there’s one thing that everyone knows about and yet simultaneously knows very little about, it is the plan to implement a High School advisory system next year. What has been confirmed is the arrival of such a system in the...

A call for reformed elections

January 22, 2015

Though great strides have been made to increase Student Council’s (StuCo) legitimacy and gravitas within the High School this year, there is one process which remains out of touch with the student body: The Presidential elections. W...