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Save The Senior Prank!

June 13, 2014

Filed under Local Opinion, Opinion

By Emily Burke Sentry Staff Reporter When principal John Becchio of Santa Barbara High School walked into his office at 7:30 in the morning on June fourth, he was greeted by three mariachi singers, hired by students, serena...

End of Season for ‘America’s Pastime’

June 12, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion, Point Counterpoint

By Ian Hardman and Isabelle Foley Sentry Staff Editors They call it the “American Classic” and the “American Pastime,” but is baseball truly as relevant in our American society as it was 100 years ago? In fact, f...

Baseball’s Got it in the Bag

June 12, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion, Point Counterpoint

By Amy Andrukonis Sentry Staff Editor By the time a cool, sweet spring has unraveled into a long, sunny summer, baseball season is already well underway. For many of us, the turn of the season is our cue. It is our signal to ...

Robots That Can Flip Burgers and Your Future Career

May 29, 2014

Filed under International Opinion, National Opinion, Opinion

By Natalie Zur Sentry Staff Reporter In high school, for many students, the focus is simply to make it through the school and scale the mountain of homework each night.  So it would be an understatement to say that most would no...

Graham’s Rants

May 29, 2014

Filed under Local Opinion, Opinion

By Graham Smith Sentry Staff Reporter 1. The parking situation When the government requires that kids attend school for seven hours a day, they could at least entice us with free, convenient parking. Because nothing ...

What Should Be Done About Finals?

May 28, 2014

Filed under Local Opinion, Opinion

By Kevin Finn Sentry Staff Reporter Every June final exams cause panicking, fear and exhaustion. Students stay up late studying and cramming for their exams in each class. The current finals system has many issues. Under ...

College Board Takes Step in the Right Direction

March 20, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

By: Kevin Finn Sentry Staff Reporter Last week the College Board announced some remarkable changes to their much hated Scholastic Aptitude Test or the SAT.  As an upperclassman, the changes are almost irrelevant to me but ...

Thank You, Technology

March 20, 2014

Filed under International Opinion, Opinion

By: Jackson Cummings Sentry Staff Reporter Have a big presentation tomorrow? And your USB flash drive does not have enough space? Not to mention, you have lost that flash drive like five times now. Instead of checking every pan...

School Delays and Twitter Troubles

February 18, 2014

Filed under Local Opinion, Opinion

By: Eli Locke Sentry Staff Reporter Over recent weeks, the slew of school cancellations and delays has wrought havoc on the favorite social network of most current Patriots: Twitter. Any annunciation of such changes to th...

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