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Opinion: The Inter-Ac should have playoffs

Opinion: The Inter-Ac should have playoffs

Roman Bostick, Staff Writer May 24, 2024

The “win or go home” nature of playoff games provides an immense sense of excitement and an unmatched level of competition to any sport. Faced with elimination, players often give their all on every...

Opinion: A push for Independent districting commissions

Shaun Gupte May 24, 2024

Have you ever thought about the actual impact of your vote in statewide elections? How much a single person’s vote matters is deeply tied to voting district plans in states. As a part of my AP Gov civic...

It’s time to trade Joel Embiid

Camden Burns, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Is it time to part ways with Sixers big man and reigning Most Valuable Player (MVP) Joel Embiid? Joel Embiid is a phenomenal player as he proves this every time he steps on the court. A couple of weeks...

SCHool Politics

Bird Parry '24, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Few things at SCH are as commonly discussed, or more divisive, than politics. Whether dropping into a classroom, strolling through the library, or observing the lunchroom, you won’t struggle to find...

Outside Thornley Middle School

Are SCH middle-schoolers ready for upper school?

Sofia Lima, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

Next year— in the 2024-25 school year— the current eighth-graders will join us in the upper school as freshmen. Middle school students have ranging opinions on some newly added rules in the middle...

Necessity is not a luxury

Courtney Williams '24, Guest Opinion Writer March 17, 2024

If you are a woman or someone with a uterus you know the ins and outs of menstruation. For those who may not, every 20-28 days (about 4 weeks) for a substantial portion of someone's life who menstruates,...

Let’s end period poverty

Ameara Smith '24, Guest Opinion Writer March 17, 2024

Four hundred and fifty-one. On average, that is the number of periods a woman will have in her lifetime (Chavez-MacGregor et al.). Periods are not just a bodily function but bring with them pain, changes...

AR is not the future

Cameron Lyon '24, Guest Opinion Writer March 17, 2024

“Embracing spatial computing will be the future,” declared Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, as he drew parallels between the revolutionary impact of the Mac on personal computing and the iPhone on mobile computing,...

A rainbow of Skittles pours out of a Skittles bag

Students debate Skittle color and flavor

Anya Rosenbloom '24 February 9, 2024

On Sunday, January 21st, a seemingly inconsequential bag of Skittles purchased at a Players' vocal rehearsal led to a debate that is consuming the SCH Community. Skittles candy, a division of Mars...

Supreme Court ethics called into question

Cameron Harrop '24 February 9, 2024

After a long history of unethical practices within the judicial system, the Senate Judiciary Committee took the first steps to ensure a more impartial judiciary by subpoenaing Harlan Crow and Leonard Leo. The...

The current, complete SCH Academy Upper School dress code.

The dress code mess: outdated and expensive

Damian Melzer-Surkan '26, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

To start, it is very important to understand that the dress code conversation is not a binary issue. There are many different opinions ranging from having no dress code of any kind to having a strict school...

Teaching AI increases students’ creativity

Michael Lee, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

Many people think of AI as a tool to cheat on work effortlessly. However, in this day and age it is imperative that AI be actively taught as an accelerator of creativity and ideas. AI’s endless versatility...

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