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A+ Arms Races and the Quest for Self-Actualization

A+ Arms Races and the Quest for Self-Actualization

Bethany Lai, Page Editor April 15, 2024

Consider the figure 3.78, the mean cumulative GPA of the class of 2022, as per the Clayton Education Foundation Annual Gratitude Report. 3.78 — that GPA resides comfortably within the upper levels...

In mid-January, students select their classes for the upcoming year. Raghav Mani (10) reviews his course selection, which includes 4 AP classes.

Take Challenging Classes

Lavanya Mani, Feature Section Editor April 10, 2024

“Your transcript does not define you.” Students hear this mantra when a test doesn’t pan out and when registering for classes. Of course, a person is more than a couple of letters on a document. But...

A simple illustration of a heart

In the Name of Friendship

JiaLi Deck, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2024

“He said I didn’t spend enough time with him.” My friend told me this as I consoled her after a breakup. This plot – boy meets girl, they go on a couple of dates, one of them feels that the...

Perils of Parental Involvement in Grades

Perils of Parental Involvement in Grades

Samuel Sun, Page Editor February 21, 2024

In the realm of education, the role of parents is often a topic of heated debate. While parental involvement is crucial for the development of students, concern over crossing boundaries grows, particularly...

Demoing how to deep fry, Culinary Arts teacher Lauren Compton checks the oil temperature.

How to Deep Fry Without Burning Your Kitchen Down

Sritha Rathikindi, Reporter February 13, 2024

“If I can teach [someone] how to [fry] safely. That's what I'm going to do,” Culinary Arts teacher, Lauren Compton says. She’s been teaching at Clayton High School for 13 years. “The preparation...

Gray Hairs and Political Affairs

Gray Hairs and Political Affairs

Sidra Major, Digital Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2024

Within the past century, America has strived for diversity. The equality movement fueled better representation of race, ethnicity and gender in private and public sectors. Lawmakers put Civil Rights legislation...

Teenage boy holding hands with toddler

Breaking the Babysitting Stereotype

Sidra Major, Digital Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2023

Imagine a world where your gender determines your career. Sounds absurd? Yet, just 80 years ago, this was the reality. Today, men and women populate all sectors of the workforce, shattering old stereotypes....

My computer screen congratulating me for submitting my application to the University of Chicago

The Pressure is On

Sidra Major, Digital Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2023

Last April, I searched far and wide for my prom dress. I shuffled through websites and department stores, hoping to find one that spoke to me—and then, one day, I did. I was uncertain at first and hesitant...

TI-nspire CX II with the sentence “How can we help” on the screen.

Is Improving Mental Health on Schools’ Bucket Lists?

April Kim, Reporter October 6, 2023

Societal standards for young adults have molded the expectations set by the school board for students. Due to the recent recognition of mental health in the media, school boards of  various states have...

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