A day off could pay off: The benefits of switching to four day school weeks

Opinion by AshleyJohanek You get to Friday and all you can think about is the ride home. You are exhausted, overworked, and your mind is elsewhere. I’m the same way. I cannot get through five days without imagining how I will feel at 3 on a Friday.  Fellow sophomores and freshmen, you may not have […]

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The Education system is failing its students

       *Alarm* BEEP BEEP BEEP. Check the clock, it is 6 a.m. Get up. Eat breakfast. Brush your teeth. Go to school. Get out of school at 3. Go to Practice and or work. Eat dinner. Do hours of homework. Study. Occasionally watch Netflix or Tik Tok (but at the risk of losing […]

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Marian Students Put on Thinking Caps to Strategize Fundraising Methods

By J1 Reporter Regina Anyaegbunam Inside the box, outside the box, some ideas just can’t be contained. This year Marian saw strategies ranging from asking family to selling stickers to class hats. “Each class thought outside of the box this year with fundraising ideas,” said student board co-moderator Ms. Jessica Abel. This past month of […]

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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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Marian teachers keep motorcycles in style

By J1 Reporter Jessica Brusnahan When most of today’s students think of motorcycles at school, images from 70s and 80s movies (Say Anything and Grease, anyone?) come up. But this isn’t the case for science teachers Matthew Winterboer and Linda Brock.  Winterboer began riding motorcycles in college and continued throughout his time in the Navy. […]

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