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Plastic Does Not Protect Us

Plastic Does Not Protect Us

Ainsley Snyder, Opinion Editor
February 7, 2019
An Instagram post using demeaning language about African-Americans was taken down by the user soon after it was posted. The user replaced it with an apology and explanation, followed by a picture of the police report she completed.

Student Denies Posting Racist Comments

Astrid Braun, Editor in Chief
May 23, 2018
As threats of violence made by an anonymous Instagram user circulated among students, Interim Principal James Reed III made a P.A. announcement at 8:47 a.m. instructing staff to check email. The email message stated that the threat was being investigated but did not instruct teachers whether or how to communicate with students.

More than 600 students left the building in the next few hours. The student who allegedly made the threats was later arrested and at 9:45 p.m., 

Superintendent Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. posted news of the arrest to

Communication Gaps Revealed in Light of Violent Threats

Grace Lougheed and Yasmine Kayali
November 12, 2015
The district informed parents of the arrest via email at 9:45 p.m. yesterday.

After Arrest, Discussion Begins

Alexandra Harris, Sara Mesiano, and Nora Spadoni
October 8, 2015
The north staircase, usually packed with students between 6th and 7th periods, was sparsely populated after the high school received two threats Oct 7.

Instagram Threats Send Students Home

Sara Mesiano and Nora Spadoni
October 7, 2015

Alexandra Harris, 2016 Secretary

Hillary Lacks, Opinion Editor
May 8, 2013

Margi Weiss, 2016 Vice President

Ella Shlonsky, Opinion Editor
May 8, 2013

More Than Just a Snap: The Snapchat Phenomenon Spreads

Bridget Cook, Allie Harris and Elana Ross, Spotlight Editors and Staff Reporter
December 11, 2012
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