Tardy Policy: Never Too Late to Promote Equity

Editorial Tardiness is an issue that affects high schools around the country and is especially prevalent at Payton. In the past, administration has tried to implement policies to discourage students from arriving late to advisory and to class. This year thus far there has been no tardy policy, but with the recent appointment of Mrs. Joella Birch as Dean of Students, administration plans to take … Continue reading Tardy Policy: Never Too Late to Promote Equity

CPS Makeup Days Found Unproductive

By Madison Bratley Staff Writer Controversy arose when Chicago Public Schools announced the five dates they had selected for making up time lost to the teacher strike, satisfying the agreement they reached with the Chicago Teachers Union last October. CPS chose November 27, the day before Thanksgiving, January 2 and 3, which were the final two days of winter break, and June 17 and 18, … Continue reading CPS Makeup Days Found Unproductive

Is “The Rise of Skywalker” Worth the Hype?

By Matthew Zehner, Staff Writer The most recent Star Wars movie, “The Rise of Skywalker” has been a big hit in the box office, grossing over $1 Billion in only the first 28 days of being released. However, was the highly touted release really worth the hype?  There were many good and bad moments throughout the movie that kept you on the edge of your … Continue reading Is “The Rise of Skywalker” Worth the Hype?

Fantasy Football at Payton: Listen and Read the Full Story

By Sam Frellick, Staff Writer One way many students cope with the beginning of the new school year is following the start of the NFL season. With new classes and new classmates comes lots of excitement as students scramble to find new friends. Some students form groups through their fantasy football leagues, in which students try to draft the best players they can and compete … Continue reading Fantasy Football at Payton: Listen and Read the Full Story