Save the bees

Save the bees

Sarah Robinson, Senior Editor

What’s Happening? Well… bees are dying. In mass amounts. In fact, it’s been named “Colony Collapse Disorder,” which is a term becoming more and more well-known as the bee population continues to decline. Since 1945, America now has less than half the bees it once had; except, we have also had a 300 percent increase in the number of crops requiring bee pollination. The problem is very apparent. What they... READ MORE

News

A redesigned SAT procedure for MVHS

Zane Texeira, Viewpoints Staff

During the summer of 2012, David Coleman, the newly appointed president of the College Board organization, decided to totally revise and change the design of the infamous SAT test. For Coleman, many factors led to him wanting change and reform. Each section had different aspects that needed to be fixed. There are also many critiques out there that led to the want for change. On the test, there were hardly any questions that actually correlated with what you learn in school. The way the test is scored, which is very complex, (a quarter point deduction for wrong answers) led students to consume a lot of time trying to decide whether to gamble and guess an answer, or to leave it blank. Even a University of California study stated that the test is “a relatively poor predictor of student performance.” Coleman found the current SAT doesn’t engage the test taker, and that it is very “fact-based.” To include “evidence-based” answers throughout each section of the...  Read More »

June 9, 2014 • 0 comments

Emergency: When you hear it. Do it.

June 6, 2014

We have drills every month to remind us how to act in an emergency at school. Many students see it as an advantage to get out of class and think they will most likely never have to be in a real lockdown,...  Read More »

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Save the bees

June 6, 2014

What’s Happening? Well… bees are dying. In mass amounts. In fact, it’s been named “Colony Collapse Disorder,” which is a term becoming more and more well-known as the...  Read More »

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Features

The main event: a lense into the underlying lessons in school

Devon Hulick, Editorial Staff

Everyone generally thinks that school is all about academics and final grades -- which of course it is, on paper. What students don’t tend to realize is that they are learning...  Read More »

June 9, 2014 • 0 comments

Proficiency grading vs. completion grading

June 9, 2014

SKIPPING

Absenteeism

May 13, 2014

Counselors are for more than just schedules

May 12, 2014

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Arts and Entertainment

Do social sites affect people’s happiness?

Mahayla Ross, Viewpoints Staff

Humans are very competitive and ambitious creatures, and we compete on social sites like Facebook everyday without realizing it, and it can have an effect on your happiness. ...  Read More »

June 9, 2014 • 0 comments

Spring Mix: from us to you

May 13, 2014

Although yearbook prices may seem high, they are expensive for a reason.

Priceless Memories

May 9, 2014

Tumblr is a common site where personas are seen.

Who are we really?

March 17, 2014

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