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What is the PSAT?

Posted by Nicholas L on August 15, 2019

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Category: PSAT
By David H. I love pronouncing acronyms as words. It completely derails any conversation. Environmental arguments tend to disintegrate once I reference the “Eepah” (the EPA). What about the remarkably fascinating air traffic zones run by the FAA, lesser known as the “fuh-AAH”? Try watching Narcos and replacing every reference to the DEA with the “Dee-ah.” Peña and Murphy might just seem a little less threatening. With such ingenious perversions of the English language, it

Back-to-School Goals

Posted by Nicholas L on August 14, 2019

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Check out these first semester goals for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade. By Andrew W. I always loathed back-to-school shopping. The week before Labor Day each year, my siblings and I would trudge towards a nearby Staples as my mother prodded us onward like a cowboy herding cattle across the Great Plains. It was a painful reminder that summer, with its infinite freedom and thrilling adventures, was ending. School loomed in the distance, flashing
Guest post by Arthur R. The legend of Saint George describes George taking up arms against a wicked dragon that demanded human sacrifices. It’s a myth so potent that the entire country of England dedicated its flag to George’s victory. And whether or not this famed battle actually happened, “slaying the dragon” has become a familiar story in modern society. That image — the feeble yet gallant warrior, armed only with a flimsy lance and
Guest blog post by Emily R. Have you ever studied so hard for an exam, but still didn’t receive the grade that you wanted? Have you stressed out and crammed for an exam the night before? I think most of us have. However, I have some tips and tricks for you that may transform your study habits and may even cause an improvement in your test grades! Tip #1: Studying starts in class While sitting
By Ava L. “Juicy” was the word. My sentences had to be “juicier.” We always fought over this. I, the unruly first-grader hell-bent on finishing my episode of Spongebob, would sneer when my mother meticulously criticized my daily vocabulary homework assignments. Thursday night was the worst, because every Friday, I had to submit ten sentences, each using one of the week’s vocabulary words. I resented writing those sentences. Fill-in-the-blank was at least tolerable, but the