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Eight Tips to Future Freshman

Eight Tips to Future Freshman

Krystal Tschida, Staff Writer May 24, 2022

I know how you’re feeling,  once in your shoes, drowning in homework,  and preparing for finals, wondering if it would ever end. I daydream about becoming a senior, walking across stage finally being...

“I dont celebrate Cinco De Mayo because I feel like its not important to me and my family. As a family we don’t really celebrate it because it doesnt root from Mexico, but from the United States wanting to be culturally aceepting.” Said (Sophmore) Maria Diaz

The Unimportance of Cinco de Mayo

Julissa Solorzano, Social Media Manager May 5, 2022

When we think of Cinco de Mayo we automatically think of México, but what about México “It’s Mexico’s Independence Day” said (Sophmore) Alexis Otterbein. Many times other countries try to be...

This year students are noticing more and more that teachers are behind and just overall not grading the assignments that students are turning in. This is resulting in conflict and is making students annoyed with how their grades look because of the lack of work teachers seem to be doing.

Why hasn’t my grade changed?

Alexis Otterbein, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

I had a guitar class, I was failing the class for the whole semester, I always wondered why because everything was submitted and yet nothing had changed until the end of the semester. It later occurred...

Frederick Needs Longer Lunches

Frederick Needs Longer Lunches

Makenzie Carpenter-Sais, Staff writer March 16, 2022

Picture yourself in line at a Qdoba—it's lunchtime, and you’re starving and tired from three hours of school (or more). The line is long, full of other Frederick students just as hungry as you. Finally,...

In the United States, daylight saving time lasts for a total of 34 weeks, running from early-to-mid March to the beginning of November in those states that observe it. In 2022, daylight saving time will start on March 13, more than a full week before the official start of spring. Daylight saving time will end on Nov. 6. -NBC Chicago

Is It Time to End Daylight Savings Time?

Mason Faulkner, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

Spring is upon us, which means is that time of year for Daylight Savings Time. Sunday, March 14 marks the spring date for Daylight Savings Time this year where we move forward one hour on the clock. But...

Late assignments are piling up all over Frederick due to a new policy this year: late work can turned in without penalty. For some, this policy has given them needed room to breathe. For others, this has allowed their worst habits to get the better of themselves.

TWO VIEWS: Should Late Work Be Penalized?

Joshua Bailey and Jillian Margheim March 5, 2022

As part of Frederick High's commitment to grading with equity in mind, three new schoolwide policies were adopted: 1. Late assessments would be accepted by all teachers until a schoolwide semester cutoff...

A student shutting down in the halls due to their mental health plummeting. While there are several ways we can help teens with their mental health, the easiest and most impactful thing the school can do is to cut down the length of each school day.

It’s Time to Cut Class to Help Students

Alexis Otterbein, Staff Writer February 26, 2022

It's an inarguable fact that school impacts a student's mental health tremendously. It's only natural: school dominates a student's life. In order to keep a "full schedule," a student will be at Frederick...

“ When we had four-day weeks we were on a hybrid schedule and many teacher-student communications were remote. Students were often expected to work asynchronously. Having that Friday often gave students an opportunity to have more meaningful experiences with, e.g., content and assignments…opposed to attending a class on Webex.” said Mr.Beddia

Free Our Fridays

Julissa Solorzano and Kaya Paluda February 17, 2022

Last year we had four day weeks because of hybrid learning, so there were opportunities for students to receive help during Fridays. It’s time to bring them back. Four-day weeks won't only benefit the...

TWO VIEWS: Two or One, V-Day Can Be Fun

TWO VIEWS: Two or One, V-Day Can Be Fun

Kaya Paluda and Jillian Margheim February 11, 2022

Once again, Valentine's Day is upon us. For some, it means a day being showered with gifts and affection. For others, it means nothing more than a B day where the grocery store has lots of discount chocolate....

Tis the Season to be Dumb

‘Tis the Season to be Dumb

Alexis Otterbein, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

As we know Thanksgiving has just ended, and with December starting, you’ll start to find Christmas absolutely everywhere. So much to the point where it even starts to get annoying here and there, such...

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