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How to Start the School Year Strong

How to Start the School Year Strong

Olivia Zhu August 26, 2022

We're now back to school Spartans! After a long, relaxing summer, adjusting back to the rigor of school may be challenging. To help you start the school year strong, here are some tips to follow: 1....

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Who Can You Ask for Help?

Elliott Weix August 25, 2022

The school year is beginning. Dread it. Run from it. The first day always arrives, and I, for one, never feel quite ready. And that's okay. If there's one valuable lesson I've learned in all my years at...

Most Efficient Back to School Supplies

Most Efficient Back to School Supplies

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life August 25, 2022

Back to school means back to school shopping, and the question of what do you need and where do you get it?  First is the decision of where to buy your supplies. Target has a good back to school section,...

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Supplies List for the First Day of School

Sanjay Palta-Hill August 25, 2022

Confused about what you should bring on your first day of school? Below is a comprehensive list of everything you need to be successful while keeping your backpack’s weight low.   Backpack:...

Why it is Important to Monitor Your Phone Time

Why it is Important to Monitor Your Phone Time

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

As teenagers, creating and maintaining relationships with our peers is high on our priority list. Naturally, humankind has evolved towards a reliance on technology to the point where social media has become...

How to Adjust from Summer to School

How to Adjust from Summer to School

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

1. Start waking up at normal times one or two weeks before school starts Your body needs time to adjust to waking up early. If you’ve been waking up late during the summer, it’s a good idea to gradually...

6 Tips on How to Limit Your Screen Time and Stay Productive

6 Tips on How to Limit Your Screen Time and Stay Productive

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

Putting down your phone isn’t easy – I know this from firsthand experience. But monitoring screen time is important in order to stay healthy (read why here)! Below is a list of tips that I like to...

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