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SpringBoard? More like Spring-bored!

SpringBoard? More like Spring-bored!
December 4, 2014
Though SpringBoard has some benefits, many students and teachers believe that it is detrimental to PHS students’ education.

More than just cat videos: YouTube videos supplement classroom learning

More than just cat videos: YouTube videos supplement classroom learning
April 25, 2014

A foolproof way to procrastinate is by going on YouTube and spending hours watching videos of cats, video games, babies… this list goes on. But while some videos cause homework to go unfinished for...

Cyber Day policy implemented to prevent longer school year

Cyber Day policy implemented to prevent longer school year
Most students surveyed give online assignments a chilly reception
March 31, 2014

Snow, snow go away. Come again another day. Even if the administration took to singing this song, it would hardly help stop the winter weather Harford County has been receiving. As a result of the weather,...

Seattle tutoring center poses as travel supply company

The Greenwood Space Travel Supply Co. is a storefront for 826 tutoring center in Seattle. 826 helps with everything from science homework to college application essays.
Greenwood tutoring center helps students with everything from college apps to science reports
March 13, 2014

Near the corner of 85th and Greenwood you can buy a bottle of uncertainty for less than $10.  It is, of course, just a jar; its surrounding shop – the Greenwood Space Travel Supply Company – isn’t...

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers
Students and staff members share what it's like to work with and learn from family
March 7, 2014

Most students just have to face teachers for a few hours each day. These students at Blue Valley High School in Stillwell, Kan., share what it is like to go home to the same people they have seen all day...

Grades vs. learning: Which motivates students more?

January 14, 2014

From an early age, students are told of the importance of getting good grades, especially in high school. But should those grades be emphasized more than the learning in a class?

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