Archive for 'News & Notes'
Posted on 03. May, 2013 by Matias Grotewold.
by Matias Grotewold, ’13
Tradition of senior tag continues despite controversy regarding amended dress code
Water guns? Check. One tucked in the waistband, another in the glove compartment.
Water balloons? Check. A whole trunk of balloons primed and ready to be thrown at the targets.
Bathing suit? Check. Stripping down to nothing but a bathing suit is the only [...]
Posted on 27. Mar, 2013 by Kate Magill.
As students choose their future colleges, many choose to forego the university system and find their own roommates online
By Kate Magill, ‘13
The acceptance letters have been ripped open, and the enrollment checks are sent. Now the only step left in the college preparation process is to find the perfect roommate. In past years, colleges have [...]
Posted on 29. Jan, 2013 by Matias Grotewold.
By Matias Grotewold
New high school drivers struggle to acclimate to the wintry conditions
The universal rule of thumb for winter driving resonates time and time again: don’t slam the brakes. From drivers’ education classes to that last second before the accident, the words are repeated by instructors and drivers alike: don’t slam the brakes. But when [...]
Posted on 17. Jan, 2013 by Elizabeth Tzagournis.
UA community loses beloved third grade Barrington teacher Megan Fedorko.
By Elizabeth Tzagournis
A valued member of not only Barrington Elementary School but the city of Upper Arlington passed away Nov. 29, leaving behind countless friends and family, as well as a classroom of third grade students.
Fedorko was known as “the caretaker” of the school, Barrington principal [...]
Posted on 13. Dec, 2012 by Olivia Teteris.
By Olivia Teteris
Divergent, published by Katherine Tegen Books and written by Veronica Roth, takes you on a twisted journey through a futuristic, dystopian Chicago. Released on May 3, 2011, this novel and the rest of its trilogy has young adults captivated by its use of realistic science fiction, welcoming readers into the complex lives of [...]
Posted on 13. Nov, 2012 by Kari Highman.
New driving restrictions in UA will impact students behind the wheel
by karihighman, ’13
“A texting driver is 23 times more likely to get into a crash than a non-texting driver.”
This startling statistic from the Ad Council’s official website brings to light a topic that is highly relevant to teens today: texting and driving. According to a [...]
Posted on 29. Oct, 2012 by admin.
By Abigail Petrecca
A new club recently started at the high school with hopes of getting major “Whovians” together to watch the British sci-fi TV show “Dr. Who.”
Sophomore Lindsey Meredith said she started the club with her friends because of other students’ reactions to their Dr. Who T-shirts.
“[Sophomores] Olivia Deiker, Emma Root, and I noticed whenever [...]