The Spectrum

Zooming With Advisory

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

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 year, advisories are doing forced activities every week, and students are not happy about it. Melanie Su...

Understanding purpose of advisory

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.

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 part of the day. Senior advisor Kate Nichols has been an advisor for nine years and therefore ...

Revising Advisory

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

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 struggle to explain the purpose of the 30-minute block of time on Wednesdays. “I can’t reall...

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