It Is Important to Belong

Ava Larue- Alumnus As a high school freshman, I had admired the school’s musical productions. Always too self-conscious to audition, I watched from the audience in awe. Everything about it was captivating: the lights, live music, dancing, the sets and the raw energy and risk of doing it live. No safety net. I have a […]

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Preparing for the College Process

By: Katie Donaghy As a junior, college is creeping up fast and believe it or not, decisions are right around the corner. Although we are prepared through classes such as career development, college visits to the school, and information nights, there are still many things we have to do by ourselves. Many people have no […]

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Dealing With Unfavorable Course Recommendations

By: Julia Lennon What do you do if you do not want to take a class you have been recommended for? It happens a lot; kids get recommended up, kids get recommended down. If you are recommended for an elective you don’t have interest in taking, you just leave it be and do not select […]

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How to Pay for College in GV

By: Karina Zakarian As a senior, it has been both exciting and arduous going through the college process, from filling out numerous applications to visiting campuses, auditioning for scholarships, and trying to determine the college or university that most closely reflects personal values and feels like a “second home”. One of the most challenging aspects […]

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“This Class is Boring” Concept

By: Shasidhar Vadlamudi Getting a bad grade in a class, it happens to everyone. For some people, it may be a 70 and for some, it may be a 90. There are countless reasons for getting a bad grade in a class, whether it may be procrastination, lack of interest, or laziness. Arguably the most […]

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Why do we love hackers?

By: Shasi Vadlamudi Ever since computers came out, hackers have been there: doing what they want on the internet with essentially no limits. Hackers have gained access to many websites and organizations such as NASA and the even the Pentagon! A hacker generally has intense programming skills and is fluent in multiple coding languages like […]

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Why do we love hackers?

By: Shasi Vadlamudi Ever since computers came out, hackers have been there: doing what they want on the internet with essentially no limits. Hackers have gained access to many websites and organizations such as NASA and the even the Pentagon! A hacker generally has intense programming skills and is fluent in multiple coding languages like […]

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The Effects of Secrets

by Ananya Gupta Research has shown that secrets can have detrimental effects, physically. Keeping a secret can be draining, as you need to commandeer your emotional and cognitive systems. Your brain begins to think about all the worst-case-scenarios, promoting a more extreme “fight or flight” response, due to an influx of anxiety and fear. There […]

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Preschool Lab Program Gains Popularity Among GVHS Students

By: Rose DiPaolo The popular Preschool Lab Program at Garnet Valley High School provides students an authentic childcare experience that has caught the eye of Child Development and Family and Consumer Science students. While many find it difficult to get accepted into the program, Little Jags member Tierney Bisch says the experience is definitely worth […]

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Cyberbullying

By: Rose DiPaolo Since the internet was was invented on January 1st, 1983, users have found ways to belittle others online. Adults, both online and off, have attempted to raise awareness against bullying online, typically referred to as ‘cyberbullying’. But is cyberbullying still as big of a problem as many adults think? “I’m very involved […]

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