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USDA Changes School Lunchtime Meals, Hopkins Changing Too

In News on October 7, 2011 at 2:12 pm

The USDA is currently in the process of reinventing unhealthy school lunch meals around the country to include healthier options. The new lunchtime guidelines, which were announced last year, will go into effect this school year and are expected to help reduce child obesity and health care costs. Read the rest of this entry »


Should iPods be allowed in school?

In Editorials on November 3, 2010 at 2:54 pm

The end of August brings about the start to a new school year and the familiar routines we go through everyday from now until June. At the beginning of this school year, we learned of a new school rule – the unpopular no iPods in school rule. This sudden rule change was brought about because of how distracting iPods can be and because a few were unfortunately stolen last year. Even after these, students who are responsible with their iPods shouldn’t be punished by the actions of others and should be able to use them at certain times during the school day. Read the rest of this entry »