There are two types of students in the classroom: the ones that have no problem giving an answer and being wrong, and the ones that sit quietly in the back, trying to […]
Artistic Jobs are Jobs Too
Whenever you ask a young child what they want to be when they grow up you get the typical answers like firefighter, teacher or a policeman. However, once in a while you […]
Are Extracurricular Activities a Distraction from School Work?
Every school, public and private, offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities for students looking to have fun and explore their interests. Some activities are academic related and others are sports related. […]
The American Way: Overworked, Tired and Confused
At some point between the age of kindergarten and senior year of high school, children have forgotten that learning is a gift. Instead of fostering a desire to expand our minds and […]
Why IHA Needs F-Days
Every IHA girl loves having half days and getting out of school early every now and then. This is just one of the perks of having F-days at IHA. Some people do […]
Homework or Sleep: Which One Takes Priority?
It seems that part of the high-school experience, in addition to Prom and the college process, is testing your body to see how late you can stay up. Now, this is not […]
Do Standardized Tests Really Measure Students’ Abilities?
Students prepare endlessly and relentlessly for standardized tests. The tests measure scholastic readiness and they try to evaluate a student’s standards compared to others in the nation or their area. But, are […]
Social Media As We Know It
Unacceptable! Haughty! Ignorant! Offensive! SO un-cool! Teenagers of this generation are attached to social media, so much that they post whatever they feel! This past April, a group of boys from Princeton […]
The Towering Cost of College Tuition
Today’s world is full of irony. One such example is that the average public school teacher makes $50,000-$60,000 annually, and that the annual sticker price for a private college education is about […]
Are College Application Fees Necessary?
You’ve done it all. Junior year you started visiting schools, travelling all over to visit them. You wrote and perfected your essay. You’ve decided where you want to apply. You’ve finished your […]