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Cambridge School Volunteers Program Is Award Finalist

Cambridge School Volunteers Program Is Award Finalist

June 4, 2019

The Cambridge School Volunteers’ (CSV) NetPals Program was recently selected as a finalist for an excellence award from the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network. The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network presents excellence awards annually in several categories, such as innovation and collaboration.

Preoccupied with Physique

Preoccupied with Physique

June 4, 2019

Though our physical appearance may not always be changing, our perception of it constantly seems to be—thanks to the ever changing values and standards that make up the cultures we identify with. What is the result? Individuals, particularly teens, are caught in a never-ending cycle of confusion with their body image.

2019 MayFair Continues in Spite of Rain, Bad Weather

2019 MayFair Continues in Spite of Rain, Bad Weather

June 4, 2019

Sunday, May 19th started out with an unforeseen rainstorm, and attendees of Cambridge’s 36th annual MayFair struggled against the weather. The festival started at noon, and the rain started shortly after. However, instead of permanently shutting down, street vendors and musicians packed up their equipment and prepared to wait the rain out nearby.

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.

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