Popular AP Classes by the Numbers

by Braeden Rose AP, or Advanced Placement, has been offered by the College Board for more than 50 years, following concerns that high-achieving students were wasting their first years at college learning material that they had already learned before. The original idea was for students to take a class with a standardized curriculum, and colleges […]

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Banning Bugs Out Over Caterpillars

by Braeden Rose ’21 Most people tend to have a hobby such as taking photographs, collecting baseball cards, hiking, dancing, cooking, painting, playing video games, writing, playing a sport, playing an instrument, or shopping. None of those really seemed to strike a chord with sophomore Evan Banning. Instead, he likes something a bit more uncommon […]

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Improve KO grading

In this opinion piece, I’m going to argue for two specific changes to the way KO does grading, and refer to them collectively as “grading reform.” The two changes are: getting rid of letter-based grades and replacing them with number grades, and having teacher gradebooks be accessible to students at all times on a KO […]

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R. Kelly and Attorney-Client Privilege

We need to have a discussion about Privilege. No, not that privilege. I mean we can certainly have a conversation about it, but in this case, I’m referring to another type of privilege: Attorney-Client Privilege. Surely most people have heard about this, whether they’ve watched a legal drama before or something or other, but for […]

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Isabelle Rome: World Traveler

Sophomore Isabelle Rome has been traveling the world for as long as she can remember. She has sailed through the canals of Venice, skied the picturesque Alps of Switzerland, ridden a camel across the Arabian desert, and swam in the natural springs of Iceland. Isabelle’s first travel experience was when she was only 3 months […]

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