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Why America Desperately Needs a Blue Wave

Oscar Berry, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

On November 6th, millions of American citizens will vote to decide what path our country will take into the future. This will also be the first time that Americans nationwide will have the chance to pass judgment on the actions of our Republican legislature and president. I am a centrist-minded individual who rejects the partisan nature of both the Democratic and Republican parties while supporting bipartisan compromises and market-based solutions. Even so, I think it is critical to the stability of the nation that the Democrats win control of Congress this midterm election.

Chromebook Policy Does Not Follow School Motto

Chromebook Policy Does Not Follow School Motto

September 28, 2018

This year, the school administration announced that only Chromebooks would be allowed on the CRLS Wi-Fi connection. This announcement was met with backl...

Chromebook Policy: Holds Promise, Badly Executed

Chromebook Policy: Holds Promise, Badly Executed

September 28, 2018

Over the last few years, CRLS has seen gradual shifts in its usage of technology, from the replacement of centralized computer labs with laptop carts in 2017 to the increased integration of G-Suite products like Google Classroom and Gmail. Changes implemented at the start of this school year have taken this one step further, providing every CRLS student with a Chromebook for academic use, inside and outside of school, through the new “CRLS Connects” program.

A Letter from your President: Entering the 2018-2019 Year

A Letter from your President: Entering the 2018-2019 Year

September 28, 2018

Dear CRLS, Welcome back! As we kick off the new school year, Student Government is excited to continue traditions from the past, as well as provide ne...

Will the New Homeroom Rules Fix Absence Issues?

Nicholas Howe, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

In early July, Principal Smith sent out an email announcing that the administration would be “changing the content and structure of CMs next school year.” Students haven’t seen homeroom as a necessary class, and due to this lack of accountability, homeroom is set to become pass/fail—and failure to attend homeroom will now be punished with a detention.

Welcome to the 128th Year!

Welcome to the 128th Year!

September 27, 2018

Welcome back to the Register Forum for its 128th year! We are excited to see the paper grow and change, just as it has during our time at CRLS. Though ...

We Are Not Just “Rindge”

We Are Not Just “Rindge”

September 27, 2018

Maybe not consciously, but calling CRLS just “Rindge” defeats the entire purpose of a conflict that occurred specifically to keep “Latin” in the name.

Why You Shouldn’t Eat Beef

Why You Shouldn’t Eat Beef

June 22, 2018

Doesn’t that burger look oh-so-much better than the meager grain bowl you know you should get? It does. We all know it. But what really goes into getti...

Common Core Curriculum Lacks Important Areas for Student Growth

Common Core Curriculum Lacks Important Areas for Student Growth

June 19, 2018

Since the 1980s, education in the United States has been driven largely by standards, with government-established academic benchmarks being used to determ...

The Deficiencies of Test-Taking

The Deficiencies of Test-Taking

June 18, 2018

From the MCAS to the SAT, students grow up with the notion that test-taking abilities define our intelligence. We are taught that if we don’t get an 80% o...

Officers’ Actions Not Justified

Officers’ Actions Not Justified

May 30, 2018

W. E. B. Du Bois, in his text The Souls of Black Folks, refers to a veil when describing the racial chasm embedded within the American experience. Du Bois argues th...

Ecuadorian Agriculture

Ecuadorian Agriculture

May 30, 2018

When asked to create a project for our Food, Farming, and Our Planet class promoting sustainable agriculture in a local community soon after returning ...

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