Financial independence is a process in changing student-parent relationship

Originally published in The Daily Orange Hey Mom, can I borrow $60,000 for college? I’ll pay you back, I promise. A new survey by MONEY Magazine and Kaplan Test Prep shows that families are making more financial sacrifices to put their kids through college than in previous years. According to the survey, 62 percent of parents said… Read More Financial independence is a process in changing student-parent relationship

Teacher contract talks take center stage at Board of Education meeting

See article published on TheCSPN: Teacher contract talks take center stage at Board of Education meeting On Tuesday night, a sea of black and green Mason Education Association t-shirts flooded the Harvard Room at Mason High School for the Board of Education meeting, whose agenda included the controversial teacher contract negotiations. School Board Treasurer Dick Gardner opened the… Read More Teacher contract talks take center stage at Board of Education meeting

The Chronicle’s first edition; Culture of Kindness

This year’s first edition of our student newspaper came out yesterday, and it had the whole school buzzing. Our editors, designers, business manager, and writers all worked together and created an awesome product! As my first year on the staff, it was amazing to see our work come to life. Check it out here — The… Read More The Chronicle’s first edition; Culture of Kindness

3 ingredients for a better education system: Passion. Consistency. Personalization

How can people expect kids to grow up to become unique individuals when the system they are taught in treats them all the same? They say high school is the place where you “discover yourself.” However (with all due respect to the all-knowing “they”) it’s difficult for students to stand out and uncover their uniqueness… Read More 3 ingredients for a better education system: Passion. Consistency. Personalization