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Ian Acheson takes a picture of Walt advisory on their inaugural Zoom meeting.

Zooming With Advisory

Excess time allows for new activities
Jack Prince, Managing Editor April 22, 2020
As synchronous learning begins on April 6, Kjirsten Walt’s junior advisory meets during their designated time to check-in with each other and plan events for future advisory meetings.

Advisory Activities Spark Opposition

October 15, 2019

Advisories are supposed to be fun, relaxing environments where students can build connections with one another. However, many students feel as though forced advisory activities ruin the fun.  This...

Shenelle Haines' advisory  visits a sculpture near Target Field, the home of the Minnesota Twins. The advisory that found the most things from the checklist (given out before the walk began) will receive a prize in the weeks following the annual Sophomore Walk.

Understanding purpose of advisory

Goals to reinvent overlooked advisory time
Zach Marmet, Staff Writer September 28, 2018

An often overlooked part of our daily routine is advisory. While some students consider it a waste of time that could be spent doing homework, many teachers and students would argue that it is an integral...

Jim Mahoney’s homeroom gathers in the morning for conversation.

Revising Advisory

Administration plans changes and defines purpose
Jack Barker, Staff Writer December 4, 2015

Often viewed as a footnote in the encyclopedia of student life, advisory seems to entertain arbitrary and sometimes aimless topics: surveys, discussions about civil discourse, even just hanging out. Students...

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