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Student Tutors Offering New Help to Struggling Students

Are you struggling in class, but the thought of spending even more time with your teacher is out of the question? Enter Irvington's new cadre of student tutors. A tutoring program, run by the National Honor Society, pairs tutors with students based on mutual availability and the strengths of each tutor in a specific class/field. Senior tutor Abby Stein said, “Working one-on-one with a student can really hel ...

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College Apps: ‘Stressful, strenuous and stupid’

As seniors are working diligently with their schoolwork in and out of the classroom, something stressful always comes up: The College Application. If filling out information once isn’t time-consuming enough, try typing the same information in three times. While most schools operate using the common application, some schools have changed their ways and now accept the "coalition" application. Additionally, th ...

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College meetings Pulling Students from Class

If your dream college came to visit your high school, would you skip a math test to meet with their representative? What if it was a safety school? The possibility of this may shock you. High school juniors and seniors have been voluntarily missing class this fall, as admissions representatives  from colleges come to visit our school. When students are applying to ten schools or more and continuously missin ...

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Clowning Around: IT returns to the theaters

MOVIE REVIEW: Grade: B  The storyline was very good, as it included the usual ups and downs of a classic horror film, paired with frequent pop-up scares. The group of protagonist kids in the “Losers Club” attempt to to defeat the scary Pennywise the clown in a battle to potentially save the younger brother of one member of their club. While this film was not scary overall, it had its moments. Director Andy ...

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Google Classroom replaces Edline

Formerly, teachers and students used website Edline as an online classroom: posting assignments, PowerPoints, and test dates. This year, however, it has all changed as teachers switch to Google Classroom. Google Classroom is a online blogging tool that allows teachers to post assignments, notes, and remind students of upcoming exams. This eco-friendly option removes the need for paper, connects to Google Dr ...

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