Food fight causes huge controversy

By Julie Parisi & Lisa Williams, Oracle Staff Writers
May 23, 2011

It’s a shame how one event can trash a school’s reputation. On May 12, a food fight broke out during C lunch, causing turmoil amongst the approximately 800 students assigned to that lunch period. This caused a stampede towards the doors of the cafeteria as students tried to get out of the chaos. Administrators... Read more »

AP changes irk me

May 9, 2011

Dear Editors: Reading the recent Oracle article, “AP exam attendance rules cause unrest,” got me even more annoyed with the administration than I already was. First of all, our student body is already treated like children, making sure that we don’t skip any classes by e-mailing and calling home... Read more »

Letters: PART Committee

May 9, 2011

Dear Oracle Staff:  I am writing to respond to the March 22 letter, “Committee responds to editorial,” written by the PART Committee. In my opinion, the committee does need to treat students with more respect by having better PART lessons. In some of these lessons they treat students like little... Read more »

Students dream of an open campus

Allie Collela, Blue Forum Editor
March 28, 2011

Let’s see. What to have for lunch today? Panera, Subway, Micky D’s, Dominos, or Einstein’s? All good choices, all off campus, and therefore all off limits. It has just been announced that a Boardwalk Fries is going in where Village Chicken used to be. Awesome! Oh wait, that’s off campus too. Some... Read more »

Committee responds to editorial

PART Comittee, Letters
March 24, 2011

To the Oracle Staff: We, the PART Committee, would like to take this opportunity to address the editorials your staff wrote recently regarding your feelings about the “Spartans, Do Your PART” program.  Your February 7 editorial describing PART lessons presents only one viewpoint. Sure, there are... Read more »

Don’t whine about it, don’t cry about it. Do what we do and WRITE ABOUT IT

The Oracle, EDITORIAL
March 24, 2011

The Oracle is a completely student-run paper. That’s why we were so surprised to read the letter that appears above. The PART Committee has taken issue with two editorials about the special monthly character-building lessons that are part of the school’s new program to be Prepared, Accountable, Respectful... Read more »

AP exam attendance rules cause unrest

Thomas Ariale, Oracle Editor
March 22, 2011

There are perks to taking multiple AP courses. Besides being able to opt out of college classes because you did well on the exam, a more immediate result is skipping the rest of your day. This year, however, students are only permitted to miss one day of school after their exams and it has to be prearranged. “I... Read more »