Arguments for Reducing the Voting Age

Arguments for Reducing the Voting Age

If I have learned anything during my 17 years of formal and informal history education, it is that our current time, compared to the countless epochs that have come before, is, in many respects, downright strange, and undeniably remarkable. The technologies and infrastructure that now seem ordinary and concrete, from corrective lenses to the electric grid that provides light, become...

What’s New? A Look At Next Year’s Schedule

Mr. Yavenditti and other faculty members have decided to implement a new schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. For upper school students, the classes for each day will begin at 8:30 am rather than 8:00 am. Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays will still begin at 9:00 but there is also an additional period added to the schedule on these days...

The Clean Plate Initiative

Starting this week, St. Luke’s will be participating in the Clean Plate Project. Sponsored by the Sustainability Club and Flik, the project focuses on reducing the amount of food waste produced by the St. Luke’s community. The trash in the cafeteria will be weighed and recorded each week and posted on a board above the sorting area for students and...

Test Stress: To AP Or Not To AP

Test Stress: To AP Or Not To AP

Students at St. Luke’s may be all-too familiar with a certain type of education: Advanced Placement classes. Currently, SLS offers over 15 APs, ranging from those in the STEM to those in the humanities. Taken at the beginning of May, AP tests are a trademark of the College Board, the same organization that manages the SAT and SAT Subject Tests....

How is this still legal? An Op-Ed

How is this still legal? An Op-Ed

59 people. One less than 60. More than half of 100. 59 people were killed on the night of October 1st, 2017. 22,000 people came to Las Vegas to enjoy a country music festival, but 59 of them never left. Stephen Paddock, a middle-aged Nevada resident, used 23 guns to brutally murder these innocent concert-goers. He opened fire from his...

La Vie Bohéme

La Vie Bohéme

A light shines on a boy in the corner of the stage. He gives a quick introduction of himself and some context. The scene opens. The live band conducted by Mr. Griffa started playing softly. With that, the audience was treated to a riveting and touching revival of Jonathan Larson’s musical, Rent, with its heart-rending themes of love, loss, and...