The Echo

Staff Editorial: Permanent block scheduling feels unnecessary

Assistant principal Jessica Busse explains the block schedule and seven-period schedule options to junior McCabe Dvorak and freshman Te’Seanna Tate Feb. 24. Students who participate in the survey will be entered to win gift cards.

March 4, 2020

As new start and end times come into effect in the 2020-21 year, the Scheduling Task Force has turned its focus on the 2021-22 year. Currently, it is presenting its options for the daily schedule. The seven-period option allows for meeting time before school and collaboration after third hour. The block sch...

Staff Editorial: City should commit to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day

Students raise their fists in solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement. Students performed two shows on Fri. Feb. 16, 2017 for their annual Black History Month performance.

October 8, 2018

In 46 states, the second Monday in October is celebrated as Columbus Day. But in the past few years, there have been initiatives to focus on celebrating native culture instead and rename the holiday Indigenous People’s Day. According to Time, the change has gone into effect in Minnesota, Vermont, Alaska and South Dakota, as well as some other individual cit...

Staff Editorial: Trump’s attack on journalists provides motivation

Photo illustration by Grace Farley

September 17, 2018

After President Donald Trump’s statement naming journalists “the enemy of the people” July 31, the Boston Globe spurred a movement Aug. 15 to showcase that the enemy is not the journalists. This movement encouraged publications nationwide to write staff editorials highlighting the significance of free press. ...

SLP Nest will benefit community

Senior and SLP Nest board member Lexi Lee sells raffle tickets to a community member at the SLP Nest street party Aug. 15. All money and donations collected at the event will be used support and run the SLP Nest.

September 4, 2018

When the school day ends, students who do not participate in a club or sport have nowhere to go. Because of this, students should support the SLP Nest, which opened today. From conception to reality, SLP Nest board members have worked to address concerns that reflect community needs. Organizers said th...

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