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Prom 2019: A Night to Remember

Prom 2019: A Night to Remember

June 4, 2019

Every year, just as the flowers begin to bloom, an annual event occupies the minds of upperclassmen: the Promenade. A high school rite of passage, Junior and Senior Prom at CRLS is a big deal, just as the movies make it out to be. On May 4th, juniors filed into a downtown Boston hotel to dance their pre-senior-year hearts out. For $50 a ticket, 11th graders expected a dance, and a dance they received. As junior Uma Edulbehram remarked, “You got to see people who you do not normally see outside of school setting and let loose and have fun and dance with them.”

Sexual Assault Walkout

Sexual Assault Walkout

June 4, 2019

At 8:10 AM on Friday, May 17th, CRLS students walked out of class and gathered at the main entrance to protest sexual assault.

Sisters on the Runway Shines

Sisters on the Runway Shines

June 4, 2019

On April 28th, CRLS singers, dancers, speech-makers, and volunteer models were some of the performers at the annual Sisters on the Runway Fashion Show at the MIT Stratton Student Center’s La Salas de Puerto Rico Hall.

Why and How There Was a Change in the US History Curriculum

Azusa Lippit, Contributing Writer

May 8, 2019

In the 2019-2020 year, the CRLS history department will implement a change in the US History curriculum for 10th grade students. Instead of taking US History 1 and US History 2 in two separate semesters, students will take one US History class for one semester in sophomore year titled Critical Issues in US History. A second US History class, whether it is US History 2 or A...

CRLS Responds: What’s your favorite season?

CRLS Responds: What’s your favorite season?

May 5, 2019

This piece also appears in our April 2019 print edition.

Controversial MCAS Question Leads to State Response

Isabelle Agee-Jacobson and Juliana Vandermark

May 2, 2019

In an unusual turn of events, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) scrapped a question on this year’s ELA MCAS after an outcry that the question was offensive and insensitive. The students taking the test were sophomores, including those from CRLS.

UNICEF Trip Takes on DC

UNICEF Trip Takes on DC

May 2, 2019

Ever since CRLS established a UNICEF Club in March 2015, it has been improving each year. UNICEF is a nonprofit organization committed to providing emergency support through food and healthcare to families in war-torn countries. At CRLS, the club focuses on raising money for UNICEF in various ways such as bake sales and other fundraisers.

Studying In Another Country

Studying In Another Country

May 2, 2019

Every year, foreign exchange students from a variety of different countries come to CRLS. Some are brought here alone by foreign exchange programs, while others come to the city due to parents’ jobs or affiliations with Cambridge’s various universities.

Behind the Scenes: Mediation

Behind the Scenes: Mediation

May 2, 2019

At Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, most students can probably name a time when they got into an argument with a friend, had a dispute with a teacher, or disagreed with someone in class. At school, stress is high, energy is low, and there is very little patience for conflict, making it a tense environment that can foster hostility. However, despite these obstacles, some students have risen above it all and worked to help others through mediation.

Diving Underwater

Will Bavier, Contributing Writer

May 2, 2019

The district of Cambridge prides itself on its quirky and progressive community, and here at CRLS, the Underwater Robotics Club holds those words in tandem when diving deep into region-wide competitions. When not at those competitions, they are working hard at CRLS after school hours to design new machines and test them out.

Coding Outside of Class

Cecilia Barron, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2019

On Wednesday afternoons in room 4402, students interested and dedicated to computer science can be found typing and coding away. Computer science teacher Doug McGlathery, who advises the club, says that while the group works on a variety of programs each month, their long term project is maintaining the online clock which works to the CRLS class schedule.

Why Are You Wearing That?

Why Are You Wearing That?

May 1, 2019

New York Times Fashion photographer Bill Cunningham once said, “Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.” While true, this quote fails to encapsulate the multidimensional and often delicate subject of fashion and its driving forces. Societal norms govern a certain secrecy around fashion, shaming but also celebrating vanity, consumption, and the value of physical beauty.

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