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Staff Ed: Teacher Sabbaticals

Staff Ed: Teacher Sabbaticals

Ivy Reed, Opinion Section Editor June 22, 2021

Last week, CHS celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week with notes, delivered snacks, and sidewalk-chalk messages for faculty members. But despite the festivity, this school year has been undeniably taxing...

Flawed Historical Narratives in the Classroom

Flawed Historical Narratives in the Classroom

Ivy Reed, Opinion Section Editor June 22, 2021

"In the mid-1800s, on the eve of the European domination of Africa, African people were divided into hundreds of ethnic and linguistic groups.” That’s according to “Modern World History: Volume...

The Politics of Economic Inequality

The Politics of Economic Inequality

Alex Slen May 6, 2021

Economic inequality is one of the oldest issues society has faced. From the founding of civilization to the Gilded Age and today, economic inequity has proved to be a divisive issue that has lasted for...

The 14th Amendment Explained

The 14th Amendment Explained

What is the 14th amendment, why is it so important and what does it tell us about the future of our country?
Alex Slen May 6, 2021

The 14th amendment is one of the most important constitutional amendments that you probably don't know anything about. So what is the 14th amendment, why is it so important and what does it tell us about...

Books to Read in 2021

Books to Read in 2021

Don't know what to read? Take a look and see if anything looks good.
May 6, 2021
Wondering what to read but don't know where to start? Then this is for you because there are some great recent book recommendations that all have good reviews.
Friends spend time together at sunset

Friendships During the Pandemic

Chloe Creighton, Page Editor May 6, 2021

What would we do without friends? Before the pandemic, as we talked in the halls, warning each other about pop-quizzes and laughing at inside jokes, we might have wondered. It would have been difficult...

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Productivity Culture: Art and Capitalism Through the Lens of Clayton High School

Ivy Reed, Opinion Section Editor May 6, 2021

Suppose a worker needed to dig a hole,” explained Professor Ian Fillmore, who teaches economics at Washington University in St. Louis. “If he uses just his hands, it will take a long time. But if we...

Clayton High School is obviously where the most concern arises for spread of COVID-19 in the School District of Clayton,  even though there has been no evidence of in-school transmission of it.

Block Scheduling is ‘The Wrong Thing’ for Clayton Schools

The School District of Clayton is looking at how to begin learning next year, especially in the secondary schools Wydown and Clayton, but it's undecided with more vaccine data coming in and more immunization records too, so nobody will take another weird year.
Kirby Miller, Reporter May 6, 2021

Let’s look back at this crazy year we have experienced in school. In March 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic forced us to change our learning model for 4th quarter that year. It was the most lonely quarter...

Will Theaters Survive?

Will Theaters Survive?

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a challenge for movie theaters. Will they be able to recover?
Chloe Creighton, Page Editor April 6, 2021

Buttered popcorn melts in your mouth as you recline in your seat, lights dimming to immerse you in the 50-foot movie screen. Music fills your ears, vibrating through the floor. You lift the fizzing Coca-Cola...

Ms. Cooper teaching one of her two College-Prep English classes for sophomores in room 004. She comes to school everyday and entertains her students when doing her part.

Katie Cooper had ‘Mixed Feelings’ about COVID-19 via Close Exposure

Ms. Cooper speaks over what she went through during the first half of the school year, leading up to sudden, compelled quarantine.
Kirby Miller, Reporter March 15, 2021

Mental health is something that gets worse when you end up being compelled to miss out on regular opportunities due to spread of negativity, or danger, until it gets closer to the time when you know you...

A 2019 Chicago Teachers  Union rally

Unionization and Education

Ivy Reed and Alex Cohen March 5, 2021

Teachers unions have the same goals as any other union: to protect and advocate for the rights of their members. These rights include fair work hours, proper compensation, benefits such as insurance, safe...

An American flag waves outside of Clayton High School. The Centene Centennial Plaza, which houses this flag, has often served as the site of school protests and walkouts.

Is American Exceptionalism Dangerous?

Is the idea of American exceptionalism dangerous to our progress as a country?
Annie Xiao, Reporter February 9, 2021

Americans have long held the notion that America is unique, even exceptional. In 1630, John Winthrop touted the Massachusetts Bay colony “the city upon a hill”; this idea soon translated to the nation...

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