The Oracle

Heavy school workload results in poor student habits

Gwyn Skiles, asst. opinions editor

April 19, 2019

How many more times do we have to say it? We need more sleep and less homework. As a junior, I find myself drowning in the work I have to do, the amount of notes I have to take, and the amount of tests I have to study for. I...

Breaks during classes critical for student attention

Editorial Board

February 8, 2019

The student’s eyelids begin to flicker shut and her elbow slips as she is magnetically pulled into her desk’s center of gravity. Suddenly, the classroom door clicks shut and the student catches herself and sits at attention,...

Problems with school warrant real request for change

Alexandra Sharp, Features editor

March 2, 2016

Pointless. Boring. Useless. More than once, I have heard kids in the hallways or at lunch describe school as a complete waste of their time. And let’s be honest, a lot of you who are reading this probably feel that school is so...

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