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Op-Ed: Why Senioritis?

Saturday, December 15, 2014 by Ben Jacob I did not think this so called “senioritis” was real. I had not heard of it until my junior year, and entering this school year, I was skeptical of the buzz surrounding it. Now I know it is unquestionably a thing. I have seen it. Seniors here at … Continue reading »

Op-Ed: Project Lead The Way provides U.S. students with math and science opportunities

Sunday, November 30, 2014 by Nayeli Selkis There was once a time when the United States was revered as one of the leading countries in math and science. Sadly, that is not the case anymore. The Program for International Student Assessment is responsible for collecting tests every three years from 65 countries in order to … Continue reading »

Dignity For All Students Act a step toward ending bullying

November 16, 2014 by Nayeli Selkis It’s no mystery that bullying has been a part of the school environment for a long time. From the stereotypical situation of a jock beating up a nerd for his lunch money to more complicated scenarios such as cyber bullying, it is sadly something that numerous kids face every … Continue reading »

THE GROUNDWIRE: Casino siting offers two bad options for Saratoga Springs (WITH MAP)

The Groundwire is The Lightning Rod’s editorial page. Monday, March 17, 2014 by The Editorial Board The casino debate in Saratoga Springs, as has been the subject of lengthy public comment periods at recent city council meetings, appears from the outside to now be between a group that is concerned about having a full casino … Continue reading »

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