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Column: I am more than what you see

Column: I am more than what you see

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

It’s not uncommon for me to be the only black person in a classroom, sometimes the only minority. Whenever there is a discussion regarding the black race, I can feel the eyes of the entire class on me. “How do you feel about this?” I think they ask in their heads. “Do you agree with wha...

Column: Scared, isolated, and defective

Column: Scared, isolated, and defective

Anna Stockton, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

Children are this world’s most precious resource. They are innocent, pure, and carry the hope for a better future upon their backs. Yet our world continues to marginally ignore and make excuses for mental health issues that plague them. I know the lostness a child can feel when their minds are runnin...

On The Spot: Best things about spring

On The Spot: Best things about spring

Gabby Garcia, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under On The Spot, Opinion

Students and faculty share their favorite moments and memories about spring, specifically their favorite things about the season.

Column: Battling betrayal

Column: Battling betrayal

Katie Felton, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion, Top Stories

I trusted you. We were friends, and this is how you treat me? It doesn’t even feel real. I never thought I would have to say, “Me too.” It all happened so fast. One day I was on top of the world, but then the next day it was all gone. You took it away from me. When it first happened, I didn’t r...

Column: Don’t be a flaker

Column: Don’t be a flaker

Lily Hager, Section Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Flaky can be good- flaky biscuits, flaky pastries, snowflakes. But flaky can be very bad- flaky scalp, flaky lips. Flaky people. According to Urban Dictionary, a flaky person is unreliable, a procrastinator, and a careless and lazy person. They say they will do one thing, and they never do...

Ask an adult

Ask an adult

Shivani Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

In a new series from The Red Ledger, we probe the wisdom of teachers and faculty members at the school on a variety of different topics. This week, we ask what lessons these adults learned in high school and what advice they would give to teenagers now.

Column: A letter

Column: A letter

Lily Hager, Section editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion, Top Stories

To my friend whom I barely knew, I didn’t realize I cared about you. I didn’t even realize I knew your name. Until I read it, the word “prayer,” and “suicide” in one sentence. I remember you rode my bus last year. You had a lot of energy. You seemed popular. You loved to scream, to lau...

Editorial: Redefining learning targets

Editorial: Redefining learning targets

The Red Ledger Staff

March 20, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured Opinion, Opinion, Top Stories

As students shuffle into class, they pick up their assignments, sit down, and lift their eyes from their phones to look around the classroom. Up on the board the words “I can” are printed boldly, followed by a list of criteria for the day. These memos, commonly known as learning targets, are absorb...

Column: The great divide

Column: The great divide

Katie Bardwell, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

“However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government, destroyin...

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