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Student Center Advancing Nicely!

Student Center Advancing Nicely!

May 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As a follow-up to the recent story by Marcus Mahtemework and Jack Helmanis entitled "The St. Andrew's Student Center", we've included some additional photos to illustrate just how far along the Student Center has come! It's looking better than ever now that several construction items have been removed...

Spirit Week

Spirit Week

Joy Reeves, Contributing Writer and Artist
May 19, 2016
Filed under Comic Relief, Showcase, Student Life

Girls’ Lacrosse Wins Against GDS, Advances to Semi-finals!

Girls’ Lacrosse Wins Against GDS, Advances to Semi-finals!

May 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Yesterday the Girls' Lacrosse team trounced GDS, taunting them with a goal-by-goal win of 19-9 and advancing to the semi-finals for the first time in five years! Congratulations Lady Lions! Good luck in your game against Episcopal tomorrow!

The St. Andrew’s Student Center

The St. Andrew’s Student Center

Marcus Mahtemework and Jack Helmanis, Staff Writers
May 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Recently, we had the privilege of interviewing our head of school, Mr. Kosasky, about the progress of our upcoming Student Center. We got to ask questions pertaining to the scheduling, the mood behind it, as well as the physical layout of the establishment. The new Student Center is a 17 million dollar i...

The Girls’ Lacrosse Team: The Untold Story of Drive and Potential

The Girls’ Lacrosse Team: The Untold Story of Drive and Potential

Bridgette Kontner, Staff Writer
May 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Maybe people began noticing right from the beginning of the season. Or maybe it was the amazing comeback and victory against Bullis that got everyone’s attention. Or perhaps no one has even been thinking about the Girls’ Lacrosse team. Regardless, the story of this team is one of perseverance, dr...

Harriet Tubman to Replace Jackson on the Twenty

Harriet Tubman to Replace Jackson on the Twenty

Marcus Mahtemework, Staff Writer
May 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It's about time… It’s about time that a great advocate of freedom has finally been formally recognized on a large scale within today’s society. If you haven’t guessed already, I’m talking about the addition of Harriet Tubman to the Mount Rushmore of notable faces on the twenty-dollar bill. It's i...

A Critique of Public Shaming in an Otherwise Inclusive Environment

A Critique of Public Shaming in an Otherwise Inclusive Environment

Anna Fiscarelli-Mintz, Contributing Writer
April 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As the school mission statement goes, St. Andrews’s mission is “...to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community…”. So why, then, at 3:15 every day, do we hear an announcement reading out a list of names that invariably causes “oooohs” and a few students to turn a peculiar shade...

The Benefit and Necessity of Student Journalism

The Benefit and Necessity of Student Journalism

Ely Sibarium, Staff Writer
April 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It is no secret that news is more accessible in this era than ever before. From social networks, to smartphones, to school-provided computers, it often seems that all the knowledge in the world can be accessed by the click of a button.  As a result, many students fail to appreciate the value of a school...

Why Being an Introvert is Easy at St. Andrew’s

Why Being an Introvert is Easy at St. Andrew’s

Written and Illustrated by Joy Reeves, Contributing Writer and Artist
April 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The buzz of constant liveliness and socialization at St. Andrew's (or any high school, for that matter) is bound to energize the extroverted side of anyone. But what about those who draw energy from being alone? Those who find comfort in solitude and self-awareness? Around 50% of people would consider...

Presidential Hopefuls

Presidential Hopefuls

Marcus Mahtemework, Staff Writer, and Matthew Mardirossian, Contributing Writer
April 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Why You Should Vote for Bernie Sanders By Marcus Mahtemework I understand that many people think that politics are confusing. So many debates, long speeches, difficult political jargon used by these candidates; it can all get a little bit overwhelming. For those of you who don’t have enough political ...

Artist’s Sketch – Student Life

Artist’s Sketch – Student Life

Joy Reeves, Contributing Writer and Artist
April 12, 2016
Filed under Comic Relief, Showcase, Student Life

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