Aby Acevedo receives full scholarship to Notre Dame, inspires others

AnnaDailey With a 17 percent acceptance rate, getting into Notre Dame is near impossible without a lot of perseverance and hard work. Senior Aby Acevedo has utilized these qualities to not only get admitted to Notre Dame, but she has been awarded a full ride scholarship.  President Mary Higgins first met Acevedo while preparing for […]

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The reason for my frustration when it comes to standardized tests

Column by J1 Reporter Danielle Carrol You wake up to the sound of your alarm blaring at you in the early morning, eat a healthy breakfast, grab your number two pencils and a calculator. On your ride there, you dread the aura of the testing room. If you haven’t picked up yet, I’m talking about […]

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Priceless Benefits of Taking a Gap Year

Column by J1 Reporter Jill Williamson Put in simple terms, the approximate time the average American student spends in school from pre-K through their senior year of high school is 1,827,720 seconds, or 30,462 hours, or 4,352 school days. To some people, 4,352 days might not seem that extensive on the surface, but all it takes […]

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The Prodigal Prososki: Junior kicks off her soccer playing potential

By J1 Reporter Sydney Schroeder Blood, sweat, and tears are only a small price to pay for junior Emma Prososki. Since she was only 3 years old, Prososki has been playing a game she loves more than any other: soccer. She started out playing at the YMCA, but as she got older and as her […]

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Virtual College Visits: The New Reality

By J1 Reporter Jordan Moser    A college visit can make or break a high school student’s decision on whether or not they apply to attend. A visit allows a student to get a feel for the environment, ask questions, and decide if it’s where they want to be for the next four years. So what […]

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