Which strike option would you have chosen?

By Olivia Moore 40 Payton students were given these options: 1. No strike and a week of… No school Monday, Full day Tuesday, Seminar Wednesday, and Full days Thursday and Friday. 2. One-day strike and a week of… No school Monday, Full day Tuesday, Seminar Wednesday, No school Thursday, and Full day Friday. 3. Two-day strike and a week of… No school Monday, Full day … Continue reading Which strike option would you have chosen?

34 New Movies To See This Fall

by Ronan Solomon, Staff Writer  For many, the fall is the best time of the year for film. Casual moviegoers may be looking forward to the winter holidays and the appropriately themed feel-good movies that come with them, while more dedicated cinephiles are eagerly anticipating the awards season as studios release their most prize-worthy gems before December 31 in order to qualify for this upcoming … Continue reading 34 New Movies To See This Fall

‘Unforgivable Blackness’: The Ballad of Jack Johnson

Many students who work with the Best Buddies know their paraprofessional Ms. Hines. What many students do not know is that she is the great-great- niece of renowned boxer Jack Johnson. Every Friday, Ms. Hines hosts an enrichment where students watch “Unforgivable Blackness,” a short series created by legendary documentarian Ken Burns that explores Johnson’s incredible life: “For more than thirteen years, Jack Johnson was … Continue reading ‘Unforgivable Blackness’: The Ballad of Jack Johnson

Economic Success for Women: It’s Time

  By Ahana Gupta Women make up almost half of the workforce. They contribute to the American economy every day, yet that same economy does not equate their salaries to those of their their male counterparts. Rubbing his eyes, shoulders slumping, John Smith works tirelessly almost twelve hours a day. So does Jane Smith. She has the same credentials, the same work ethic, yet gets … Continue reading Economic Success for Women: It’s Time