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Facing the future: SFUSD must prepare for continued online learning

April 24, 2020

After the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) announced long-term school closures due to coronavirus, they suddenly found themselves scrambling to prepare for distance learning. They needed to identify students without ac...

At your service: Why Lowell needs a community service requirement

January 22, 2020

At a school where most student learning is confined to the classroom, it can be difficult to recognize that some of the most meaningful and beneficial educational experiences often take place outside of class. With academics bei...

AP Testing: Why the Lowell administration should be more transparent

October 31, 2019

“We just had our laptops out and they had us join their class [on the College Board site],” said an anonymous junior with regards to the new AP Classroom online resource from College Board. According to the College Board website...

Why we need to fight for more self-defense education at Lowell

April 10, 2018

EditorialFor sophomore Silas Crocker, self-defense training through jiu jitsu has served as a good source of exercise as well as self-confidence. He has been practicing jiu jitsu for seven years and currently trains at Ralph Gr...

Sashays are the new sprints: Why dance should count for PE

January 10, 2018

EditorialSophomore Lucy Webb finishes playing hockey in PE and heads to the dance studio for her seventh block advanced dance class. She warms up with plies, tendus and Rond de Jambes and learns a new dance combination. Class ends ...

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