Sat. Jul 20th, 2019

Anastasia Ruimy

Food, gaming banned in Learning Commons to promote study environment

Food, gaming banned in Learning Commons to promote study environment

Sal Cerrell Opinions Editor: Online, Anna Duffy Staff Writer, Estee Jorgensen Staff Writer, Lena Levey Staff Writer, Anastasia Ruimy Staff Writer

Following complaints from teachers, students are no longer allowed to eat food or play video games whilst using the Learning Commons. These changes come in response to the frequent untidiness in the space, in addition to the Learning Commons not being used for its original intent: a space for collaborative learning.

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Learning Specialist Heather Statz shares her favorite high school memory

Learning Specialist Heather Statz shares her favorite high school memory

Anastasia Ruimy Staff Writer

In a recurring online exclusive, Standard staff sit down with High School teachers to hear about their favorite high school memories.

In this edition, Staff Writer Anastasia Ruimy sits down with HS Learning Specialist Heather Statz. Statz recalls a 3-week exchange program to Austria she participated in, and the drastic difference in social cues between the Austrian culture compared to her American culture. 

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Finding the balance between benefitting one’s wellbeing and college ranking

Finding the balance between benefitting one’s wellbeing and college ranking

Anastasia Ruimy Staff Writer

As college admission emails are slowly flowing through the inboxes of seniors, some reflect on how they’ve made their decision on where to apply and ultimately attend. On the spectrum of picking colleges based on school ranking to picking colleges based on the consideration of one’s well-being, students fell anywhere. (more…)

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