Knight Errant

Staff Editorial: You probably won’t like this editorial…

February 16, 2014

We love to complain. We complain about backpacks in school, even though we never had them, and snow days because we suppose we deserve them. We’re pretty sure the chicken at Holiday Ball was raw, and we told everyone. We’re...

Staff Editorial: New leadership should value student voices

January 24, 2014

As this community prepares to welcome new leadership, there are certain qualities in that leader that students should value. In a new president, we must search for open-mindedness, respect of tradition, and one who values feedback....

Staff Editorial: Participation grades unfairly reward extroverts

November 14, 2013

“Everyone should be contributing to our discussion,” the teacher says loudly over the quiet hum of the classroom. “Participation will be a very noteworthy part of your grade.” While some students have never even considered...

Staff Editorial: Students not entirely to blame for poor class performance

October 25, 2013

A purpose of our education is to cultivate students capable of recognizing their shortcomings, owning up to their mistakes, and gaining a strong sense of self discipline. All of this is not possible if teachers actively discourage...

Staff Editorial: Francis I explores progressive ideals

September 27, 2013

When Pope Francis I was elected last year, few knew what to expect. The little known cardinal was recognized mostly for being a man for the people, but exactly how that would translate to his papacy remained to be seen. Despite...

Staff Editorial: Activity bus cut will make it hard for students to join after-school activities

April 24, 2013

“My dad is a single-parent who goes to school and works a night shift,” said senior Chris Bell. “So asking him to give me a ride home from school with all of his work and homework is a lot to expect.” Bell is only one...

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