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It’s Complicated

It’s Complicated

Posted on 01. May, 2014 by admin.

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By Grace Moody, ‘14 and Melanie Terez, ‘14
It’s the symbol of childhood saving. The large, pink object sitting on every child’s dresser. All children await the day they can empty the piggy bank and count what seems like an immeasurable amount of shiny coins.
Fast forward 10 years. Now, a quarter seems almost worthless. As teenagers [...]

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Opposing campaigns go head-to-head on Upper Arlington School levy

Opposing campaigns go head-to-head on Upper Arlington School levy

Posted on 16. Oct, 2012 by admin.

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By Anna-Maria Thalassinos ‘14
Organized opposition to the district’s request to a $5.8 mill operating levy, which includes former UA teachers, leaves the levy’s success in question. The levy is a $5.8 million funding request, which is the lowest millage requested tax since 1984. The previous levy in 2007 requested $6.2 million and lasted an additional [...]

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Dispelling the UA Myth

Dispelling the UA Myth

Posted on 24. Feb, 2012 by admin.

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Upper Arlington has long been considered a community of the privileged few; however, the suburb’s demographics prove more diverse than many might realize.

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A Philosophy of Giving

A Philosophy of Giving

Posted on 26. Oct, 2011 by admin.

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Principal undertakes a spirit of generosity to ensure that every student enjoys all high school has to offer
By Kate Magill
For today’s public schools, the term “public” is no longer all encompassing for a tuition-free education. Between expensive school supplies, college entrance exam fees, athletic fees and school lunches, the cost of sending a child to [...]

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Pay to Play?

Pay to Play?

Posted on 05. May, 2011 by admin.

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By Corey McMahon and Parijat Jha
At Upper Arlington High School, the participation fee for each sport is $85. Can you imagine having to pay more than six times as much for all sports at the high school? This could be the case next year for Pickerington schools, where the district is set to impose the [...]

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Pay to Play: How it works

Posted on 05. May, 2011 by admin.

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By Parijat Jha
From football to rugby, UAHS offers an array of sports and club sports. Though a few bring in significant revenue, most bring in their money from other sources. This means each team has to find its own ways to bring in money in other ways such as fundraising or boosters. Each sport also [...]

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Pay to Play: The bigger picture

Posted on 05. May, 2011 by admin.

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By Corey McMahon
The issue of educational budget cuts has implications beyond just athletics and extracurricular activities. Given current economic conditions and educational policy changes at state and local levels, broad cuts are being made at schools across central Ohio.
In the agenda for the April 11 meeting, the Pickerington Board of Education announced it would not [...]

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