Common Core Transition Continues

Lexie Reinecke, Staff Writer

June 2, 2015

Thousands of school districts, including the AUHSD, have recently adopted the Common Core (CC), the newest attempt at standardizing K-12 curriculum and assessment across the country. According to the California Department...

Wordsmith Eager for International Education

Lexie Reinecke, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015

Freshman Brigitte Jia began writing fiction in 4th grade. She calls Pulitzer Prize Winner Donna Tartt an inspiration, she emulates Dickens, and she's already started writing a novel of her own. Jia explained, "[Back in 4th...

Don’t Let Numbers Define You

Lexie Reinecke, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015

Numbers rule my life. Chances are, they rule your life as well. There is constant societal pressure to measure up. We are urged to maintain a high GPA, run a fast mile time, accumulate Facebook friends, and achieve a weight...

Barista Misspellings Marketing Ploy

Lexie Reinecke, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

Have you ever wondered why the Starbucks baristas get your name wrong every … single … time? Turns out the people making your coffee aren't as dumb as you think. In fact, the company puts an emphasis on the importance...

Coffee Consumption Less Dangerous

Lexie Reinecke, Staff Writer

April 7, 2015

We've all heard it. People in Lamorinda venture to Starbucks frequently, especially those academically anxious students who need their daily caffeine fix. A tall coffee here, a tall coffee there, maybe a Venti coffee on...

Driver Test Tips

April 7, 2015

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