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Gender Imbalance in Humanities: SLS English Classes Lack Male Students

If you’re enrolled in an honors level English class at St. Luke’s, chances are you’re a girl – about an 80% chance, to be exact. While the school’s student body is nearly 50/50 in terms of the distribution of male and female students, SLS English classes are noticeably female-dominated. According to Mr. Flachsbart, who chairs...

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Women in STEM: How does St. Luke’s compare?

How often are you sitting in math class, and your teacher references a female mathematician? What about a scientist? Engineer? Unfortunately, history lacks prominent females in STEM. However, the traditionally male-dominated field is becoming increasingly populated by women. In the United States, women make up half of the total college-educated workforce, but hold only 29%...

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SLS Senior by Day, Entrepreneur by Night

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to run a business? How about what it’s like to run a business while being a high school student? That’s exactly what senior Tierney Schiff is doing, and it’s nothing short of impressive. In her freshman year of high school, Tierney longed for a signature jewelry piece that...

Can’t Find Someone? Try the Cafe
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Can’t Find Someone? Try the Cafe

One of the most anticipated additions to the new wing was the Cafe. The gift of the class of 2016 has finally come to life, and the student body has quickly broken in the new space. In fact, some students are going as far as saying the Cafe is the “New Commons” (with the exception...