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Lighten the Load: Making Backpack Weight Healthy

Lighten the Load: Making Backpack Weight Healthy

November 30, 2018

CRLS students carry a heavy load every day to school, with their backpacks often holding binders, textbooks, agendas, and Chromebooks. Studies have found that heavy backpacks cause back pain and poor posture in the short term and can transform the spine in the long term. The weight and pressure on the back and shoulders are detrimental to the health of the spine and can pose future health threats.

Upcycling Club: Supporting Syrian Refugees with Clothes

Upcycling Club: Supporting Syrian Refugees with Clothes

November 30, 2018

CRLS junior Mina Hasan is on a mission to make a difference. She wants to do this by making a club for upcycling clothes and donating them to Syrian refugees. The only problem is that she hasn’t gotten her club approved yet.

A Spotlight on Long-Term Substitute George Skelton

A Spotlight on Long-Term Substitute George Skelton

November 30, 2018

Mr. Skelton was a long-term substitute for economics and will start teaching math reasoning next semester. Register Forum: How long have you been teaching George Skelton: I’ve been teaching since around January of last year. RF: Did you teach anywhere else before teaching at CRLS? GS: Nope, it’s my first time teaching. I graduated from CRLS in 2009 and now I’m teaching here.

President Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship

President Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship

November 30, 2018

The Fourteenth Amendment reads, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”

Falcon Pride Day Uplifts CRLS

Falcon Pride Day Uplifts CRLS

November 29, 2018

Falcon Pride Day is an annual celebration at CRLS hosted the day before Thanksgiving break. The celebration takes place from 8:05-12:00 instead of 8:05-2:30 such as a regular school day. This stress-free atmosphere caused by the lack of classes is great because it allows for the purpose of Falcon Pride Day to truly materialize. These purposes include strengthening the school bonds alongside exhibiting the internal pride we have as a community at CRLS. In order to bring this into fruition, the student body divulged into a variety of activities which involved showing off their unique qualities and interests.

“Give Black” 2018

“Give Black” 2018

November 29, 2018

At the Black Student Union’s first “Give Black” event, junior Reham Zeroual broke the world record for most pies thrown in the face in one minute with a total of 111 pies.

National Gender Bias in STEM is not Escaped at CRLS

National Gender Bias in STEM is not Escaped at CRLS

November 29, 2018

The CRLS community does not escape the global reality that STEM fields are dominated by men. In a survey conducted at CRLS, of the students who are confident participating in their STEM class, only 39% were women. Many female students express that the majority male population affects their confidence.

Behind the Scenes: Career and College Resource Center

Behind the Scenes: Career and College Resource Center

November 29, 2018

Hundreds of CRLS students run in and out of the Career and College Resource Center (CCRC) throughout the year to take advantage of its countless resources. The CCRC is also home to three individuals who are dedicated to providing students with guidance; without them, the Center would not function.

Thanksgiving Traditions at CRLS

Thanksgiving Traditions at CRLS

November 29, 2018

Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated only within American culture, which is why not everyone at Rindge will say they celebrate it. In my country of Haiti, we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving or anything similar to the holiday.

Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween Costume Contest

November 8, 2018

CRLS Responds: “What is your favorite holiday?”

CRLS Responds: “What is your favorite holiday?”

November 1, 2018

This piece also appears in our October 2018 print edition.

Behind the Scenes: First Steps Daycare Caregivers

Behind the Scenes: First Steps Daycare Caregivers

October 31, 2018

"I believe that my job is for comfort, care, getting [the children] ready to move on, and just loving,” says Robin “RoRo” Hayes, as she holds a toddler in her lap. Hayes is one of the lead teachers at CRLS’ daycare, First Steps.

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