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Are You Smarter than a Third Grader?

January 17, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

By: Andy Belilos Sentry Staff Reporter In today’s college sports, academics are becoming less important and the goal for many is just to get to the next level and sign a big contract. This is a disturbing trend and, in my ...

Boycotting the Olympics

January 17, 2014

Filed under International Opinion, Opinion

By: Joanna Domson Sentry Staff Reporter Every four years nearly every country in the world comes together to celebrate competition and athletics in the Winter Olympics.  This year the Olympic Games are being hosted in Soch...

Starving for Extra Credit

January 17, 2014

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

By: Graham Smith Sentry Staff Reporter What would YOU do for extra credit? Staying up late doing extra work or squeezing out a tear to play on a teacher’s emotions are commonplace, but get this, kids are now STARVING th...

Senior Lot Smackdown

Senior Lot Smackdown

November 23, 2013

Act Your Age on Twitter

Act Your Age on Twitter

November 23, 2013

Pie Poll

November 23, 2013

Filed under Local Opinion, Opinion

By: Jackson Cummings Sentry Staff Reporter Thanksgiving is one of the first things that comes to mind when someone hears about the month of November. People all over the nation devour the food that comes to the table. One o...

Advanced Studies Diploma- Take It or Leave It?

November 23, 2013

Filed under Local Opinion, Opinion

By: Emma Westerhof Sentry Staff Reporter  According to a 2013 National Center for Education Statistics report, one-fourth of all prospective public high school graduates failed to obtain their diplomas. In our current ...

Get Hyped!

October 27, 2013

Filed under Local Opinion, Opinion

By: Andy Belilos Sentry Staff Reporter Up until last year, there has always been a senior section behind the endzone during football games. This group of cheering and screaming students was always the life of the game and of...

“Columbus” Day

October 27, 2013

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

By: Patrick Rita Sentry Staff Reporter In the Arlington Public School system, children are taught that, “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.”  However, in high school, students learn the ugly truth that Columbus ...

The Republican’s Shutdown: Hopping Fences for Photo Ops

October 27, 2013

Filed under National Opinion, Opinion

By: Emma Westerhof Sentry Staff Reporter The United States Congress’s one key duty, stipulated in the Constitution, is to pass spending bills that fund the government. If ever a hitch is encountered, most functions of governm...

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