Category: Editorials

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The One-to-One Program: IPads at RMS

Last Thursday, I sat down with Mr. Lepene, Associate Principal of the Richmond Middle School (RMS), to ask him about the 8th grade One-to-One program. This program provides each RMS 8th grader with an...

Dresden School Board Report: October

The Dresden School Board has approved their goals for the 2013-2014 school year – many of these directly affecting students. Goal #1 is about the curriculum. The overarching goal is to have a rich,...

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Children in the United States no longer contract polio. However, this is still not true for children in other countries around the world. They need our help. October 24, 2013 is World Polio Day. A...

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Gun Control: Round n

Wayne LaPierre is at it again. After the recent shooting at the Navy Yard, he cited inadequate security at the compound as the problem. This is similar to his call for armed guards in...

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Bullying Awareness Month (October 2013)

Every year PACER hosts the National Bullying Prevention Month. This month brings awareness to what bullying does to people in a community. The months’s mantra is “The End of Bullying Begins with Me.” Everyone should take...

Moving on Up to New Hampshire

Moving can be intimidating and going to a new school can be scary. Everyone hopes to be welcomed and to be accepted. For sophomore Kelly Anderson the transition to HHS was easier because of...

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The iPad in School

  Imagine a world where students don’t need to carry around textbooks because their books reside on their iPad, which they have with them in every class. If each student had an iPad in...

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Off to College? Try a Gap Year!

Question from Broadside Staff to Emily Muller, class of 2012: What were the steps in your thinking, imagining & dreaming that allowed you to postpone going to college like most of your classmates? Why...

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Movies in School to Enhance Learning

Teachers have been using movies to supplement their lessons with increased frequency. But does this help with students’ studies, or does it give them a free period to take a nap? Sometimes a movie...