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2015-2016 Teacher of the Year nominees announced (with video)

2015-2016 Teacher of the Year nominees announced (with video)

December 1, 2015 By Sloane Samberson, Photos By Mallorie Munoz Managing Editors @SloaneSamberson, @munoz_mallorie Video by Matt Mudrick and Alana Rood, KCBY-TV Read More »...

Teachers adjust to students grade obsession

Kaylan Smith and her History teacher Mr. Harris discuss her grades and attendance records on the parent/teacher portal during her fourth period class. Photo by Trevor Stiff.

September 27, 2011

By Sarah Police Staff Writer A couple of years ago, one of English teacher Zach Sherman’s students confronted him about their grade. They were disappointed when they received a grade not to their liking. The grade was for a group assignment, and this student had let down the other members by not doing his part. “The whole group suffered so they got rea...

Teacher Feature: Teachers struggle to teach literature “by the book”

March 11, 2011

Zach Sherman English Teacher Sometimes English teachers ruin books. We emphasize quantity more than quality, discuss too many “devices,” refuse to let a book be a book. When I say “we” I really mean “I” because I know I’ve done this and regretted it later. I’ve wanted students to see so much that, ironically, I...

Censorship of “Huck Finn” enslaves future students

February 7, 2011

by Divya Kumar News Editor There are instances when literary selections made for school-related reading contain certain words deemed “inappropriate”; while such language would normally be frowned upon in an academic setting, they are acceptable within novels due to their context. Most students...