News

Board Approves New Holidays

Responding to the needs of diverse communities in the district, the School Board recently approved calendar changes for the 2017-2018 school year. In an official statement, the Board explains these changes, revealing that “upon reflection of community input, [the Board] has decided to honor the traditions of the Chinese New Year (February 16) and Diwali… Read More Board Approves New Holidays

Opinions, Point-Counterpoint

Is the New Start Time Beneficial to Students? – No

Pushing back the school start time by 25 minutes will not have substantial benefits for students. In fact, it may cause inconveniences. The main issues with a later start time include the effects on sports and extracurricular activities, scheduling conflicts, and production of unwarranted costs. Taking traveling time into consideration, sports may either cut into… Read More Is the New Start Time Beneficial to Students? – No

Bachelor/Bachelorette of the Month, RIPE

Bachelorette of the Month June 2017: Victoria Vaughn

Name: Victoria Vaughn Grade: 11 Likes: Hanging out with friends, cats, ice cream, and theater. Dislikes: Running and cherries. Favorite Hangout Spot: Sweet Frog. Favorite Subject: Math because I love math. Spirit Animal: Black cats because I am protective of my friends and family and am always wearing black. Favorite Artist: Skylar Grey. Favorite Food:… Read More Bachelorette of the Month June 2017: Victoria Vaughn

Artist of the Month, Arts & Entertainment

Artist of the Month: Margaret Clisham

Recently, the Unionville Indian has been the center of controversy. Debates on whether the “Indian” should be retained as the mascot have risen throughout Student Council meetings, and alternatives for the switch have been discussed. Mr. Conley has even visited the leader of a Native American tribe to receive his opinion on the mascot. Ultimately,… Read More Artist of the Month: Margaret Clisham