The Spectrum

Forum’s Forum

Forum's Forum

Maya Chadda, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

Academic Honesty: Forum planned to make an announcement during assembly to update the student body on Blake’s policy on cheating. Blood Drive: Last Friday’s blood drive had 32 people sign up and 25 donate. One problem with the blood drive is some people get turned away because of Iron deficiency...

Forum’s Forum

Forum's Forum

Maya Chadda, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

Biodegradable Utensils: The idea of having biodegradable utensils was proposed during this week's Forum meeting. Having biodegradable utensils would allow students to take their lunch out of the lunchroom for a club meeting or if they just don't enjoy eating in the lunchroom. Some problems with biod...

Forum’s Forum

Forum's Forum

Maya Chadda, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

Fall Fest: Fall Fest was a success with students enjoying both the donuts and being let out of study hall. Some ways to improve Fall Fest for next year might be to increase student turnout for the costume contest and have more activities. Missing School: Teachers have expressed that the two day brea...

Forum’s Forum

Forum's Forum

Maya Chadda, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

Chess Club: Chess The Club was approved and will start this week. The club meets fridays after school and the faculty advisor is Steve. Kaback. The Chess Club would practice weekly, and participate in local tournaments along with the two state tournaments offered. The club would have approximately 10 me...

Forum’s Forum

Forum's Forum

Maya Chadda, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

The Club Handbook: The Club Handbook will be released to club advisors and faculty members who have requested to see it. Some clubs have not responded to Forum’s request for an updated description, so Forum plans on keeping past years descriptions. Clubs that no longer exist have been deleted. T...

Forum’s Forum

Forum's Forum

Maya Chadda, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

The Halloween Costume Contest is scheduled to happen this year with a prize of candy. The Animal Awareness Club was proposed. The club’s purpose is to address global and local issues involving animals. Activities sponsored by the club include bake sales for endangered animals, trips to ani...

A slippery slope

A slippery slope

Maya Chadda, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016

I started the day as I usually do sleeping through my alarm clock, skipping breakfast, and riding with my carpool to school. I walk through the parking lot, and on to the steep slope that leads to the cross walk. I feel the ground sliding beneath me, slowly slipping, down, down, down to my inevitable...

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