Teachers Create a Self-Appreciation Day

by Lizi Thach ‘18 The aftermath of National Teacher Appreciation Day (NTAD) on May 3 drastically transformed into a teacher “Unappreciation” Day, as many teachers, behind locked classroom doors, spent several hours crying, consuming comfort food, and binge-watching baby animal videos on the Internet for self-comfort. Many teachers expected some kindness in return for their strenuous hours of hard work … Read More

Teachers Create a Self-Appreciation Day

by Lizi Thach ‘18 The aftermath of National Teacher Appreciation Day (NTAD) on May 3 drastically transformed into a teacher “Unappreciation” Day, as many teachers, behind locked classroom doors, spent several hours crying, consuming comfort food, and binge-watching baby animal videos on the Internet for self-comfort. Many teachers expected some kindness in return for their strenuous hours of hard work … Read More

Bieber Fever Nearly Kills High Schooler

by Natalie Murray ‘18 Sophomore May Blueberg never imagined that a disease she has had since age nine would nearly end her life. Her illness is quite common and usually not life-threatening, but when she experienced cardiac arrest on March 21, the cause was her disease: Bieber Fever. Blueberg has had “Bieber Fever,” a condition that affects millions of teenage … Read More

Parents Promise Son New Car for Being a Good Kid

by Chase Wilson ‘17 Throughout the school parking lot, one finds an unusual number of luxury SUVs, muscle cars, souped-up trucks, and sports cars. But, occasionally a Nissan GTR will show itself, or a turbocharged white Mustang 5.0L will cruise around the traffic circle. A lucky student might catch a glimpse of a red Lamborghini Aventador or a matte black … Read More

Twitter Fights Are War

By Bryse Thornwell ’16 What was once known as the wonderful world of Twitter, complete with harmless tweets, hashtags, and animals doing tricks has quickly gone sour. Before the bloodshed began, occasionally we would scroll through our feed and find something that made us giggle in our heads, but not quite enough to “laugh out loud.” Other times we pretended … Read More

Looming American Exodus Unnerves Canadians

By Christopher Sung ’17 Panic has gripped Canada as thousands of young Americans prepare to begin a mass exodus to illegally enter the northern country. The looming immigration of millions of Americans follows the recent primary victories of Donald Trump, a stunning result that many Canadian pundits have blamed for the impending migratory crisis. “They’re going to come in mass … Read More

Seniors for a Cure

By Steven Witkin ’16 Some might say the most urgent issue facing our school system is a lack of funds or overcrowded classrooms, but the true crisis is much less apparent. Senioritis afflicts a large portion of the Sherwood community, resulting in major drops in productivity, student interest, and first-period attendance. This incurable condition was thought to be a hopeless … Read More

You Can’t Spell Satan without SAT

By Natalie Murray ’18 How far would you go to pass the SAT, a major source of stress and anxiety for students everywhere? In order to do well, some students get a tutor, some take an SAT prep class, and others, like junior Lilith LaVey, sell their soul. “I was watching Supernatural, like, a week before the SAT, and I … Read More