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Reforming Minnesota’s teacher tenure system

Maximillian Wang, News Editor

March 10, 2012


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The Minnesota House and Senate have passed different versions of a bill that would modify the “Last in, First out” (LIFO) layoff system for Minnesota teachers. This system makes it so that teachers with the fewest number of years of teaching are laid off first. There are 10 other states with a similar...

Administration cuts D lunch, making scheduling more flexible

Administration cuts D lunch, making scheduling more flexible

Maximillian Wang, News Editor

February 6, 2012


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Next year, Mounds View students will no longer have a D lunch. The Mounds View High School administration decided, in collaboration with the Mounds Viewer school district and school nutritionists, to move to a three-lunch schedule to make the scheduling process more flexible. “We had the means and...

Why I Didn’t Say It

Why I Didn’t Say It

Nora Crist, guest writer

January 13, 2012


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On the morning of Dec. 13, 2011, many students came to a halt while saying the Pledge of Allegiance. Nora Crist, 12, who was reading the pledge on the intercom, had omitted the often controversial phrase -- "under God." To see the original news article, click here. The following is her response rega...

One nation ______ ____, indivisible…

Maximillian Wang, Tom Lazorik, and Adam Toninato

December 19, 2011


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information compiled by Adam Toninato, Tom Lazorik, and Aaron Hammerly On the morning of Dec. 13, 2011, many students came to an awkward halt while saying the Pledge of Allegiance. Nora Crist, 12, who was reading the pledge on the intercom, had omitted the often controversial phrase -- "under God." ...

Minnesota applies for NCLB waiver

Peter Olson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2011


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Over the past nine years, one pressing issue has constantly been on the minds of politicians, teachers, and school board members alike: the No Child Left Behind policy (NCLB). Enacted in 2002, the policy's purpose was to improve the education of American students by using standardized test scores as a...

Abercrombie and Fitch’s Provocative Ad Campaign

Maximillian Wang, News Editor

December 11, 2011


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Abercrombie and Fitch, the clothing retailer that markets to teenagers, has long used provocative photos as a means of advertising. But its newest advertising ploy has many saying that the company has pushed the boundaries too far. The new photos depict situations that are more sexual than previous images. Whe...

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