By Nour Kurdi It’ll be the best four years of your life, they said. Enjoy your youth while you can, they insisted. And what better way to do that than to thoroughly appreciate every sleepless night, stressful deadline, and load of homework so graciously bestowed upon us? I mean, what’s not to enjoy? Two essays … Continue reading Welcome to High School
Co-written by Charles Zhang and Miasya Bulger Lisgar is a fantastic school with amazing teachers, student support, and positive community impact. However, many courses desperately need to be updated in order to keep Lisgar’s reputation strong. Specifically, the math and science departments need to change their assessment plan to the one that English teachers use. … Continue reading What STEM Marking Can Learn From English Class
By Miasya Bulger This past year, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to be a part of Lisgar’s Student Council as part of the Day Events committee. Throughout the year, I was able to work alongside other enthusiastic and driven Lisgar students to plan events and activities for the rest of the student … Continue reading A Not-So-Satirical StudCo Rant From Your Co-Editor
By Andrew Yang Do you like puzzles? Do you like spending a great night with friends? Then stay tuned for Lisgar's very own finance-themed Escape Room, coming up in late May! Get together a team of four to six friends and venture through the North building, passing obstacles and solving puzzles as you uncover a … Continue reading Lisgar DECA to host Escape Room and Stock Market Challenge
By Aliaa Mohamed Students at Lisgar are constantly overwhelmed with the scary prospect of what to do at the end of their four years. To be better equipped, we are told that we should take as many AP courses as possible. But, you might think, why would I put myself in such a stressful position? … Continue reading Are My AP Courses Enough For You, Harvard?
By Olive Nugent As some of you may know, 2016’s fall issue ended up becoming a not-so-wintery holiday edition because Miasya and I were scrambling to find enough articles to publish at all. By the time it was finalized and distributed, Christmas had come and gone, and though we got several excellent submissions, the final … Continue reading Student Journalism: In Memoriam or Ad Infinitem?
By Olive Nugent We’ve all been there. You sit there every night, doing your other homework, trying to push down the niggling dread as your beat-up, dog-eared copy sits reproachfully on the corner of your desk. After math, you say, once I’m done that Spanish homework, I’ll get through Chapter 7. And so, after you’ve … Continue reading How To Handle Bad Class Readings
By Charles Zhang At Lisgar, there are plenty of great ways to show off your academic prowess to your peers, as well as impress future universities. Of course, I’m talking about contests! Lisgar hosts a plethora of contests for all the maths and sciences, in any style and at any grade level, from full solution … Continue reading Lisgar STEM Contests: A Wealth of Opportunity
By Olive Nugent Between the dump of post-midterm assignments and winter rearing its ugly head, the first week of December was a long slog for many. For the over thirty students involved in this year’s school production of Into the Woods, it was particularly gruelling - but the resounding success of the three-night production was … Continue reading Into the Woods: A Hard-Earned Final Curtain
By Abigail Potter It is the artist’s privilege to take reality and convey it the way their perspective shows it, but he can also be misleading. The artist can warp and twist the way things actually are, changing it as easily as metal fresh out of the forge. Once again, the artist has taken up … Continue reading Welcome To the Jungle?