Upperclassmen
Opinion

Upperclassmen

By KRISHNAVENI TADI, freshman Upperclassmen. Even as they scorn their younger and less experienced counterparts, they are nevertheless revered as carriers of invaluable and otherwise unattainable wisdom regarding classes, teachers, and the other unwritten rules of high school. They need only open their mouth and in a matter of seconds, they will be swarmed by … Continue reading

News

Freshman orientation

By LAHARI SANGITHA, senior The annual Freshman Orientation, held on August 28 and hosted by H.A.W.K.S, (Helping Another Wonderful Kid Succeed), allowed incoming ninth-graders to familiarize themselves with JP Stevens. Bright-eyed and full of smiles, the freshmen from both Woodrow Wilson and John Adams were guided into the gymnasium, where they obtained their brand new ID cards. Freshman … Continue reading

Half-Year Hopes and Mid-Year Musings
Opinion

Half-Year Hopes and Mid-Year Musings

By VAYNE ONG, freshman EVERY FIRST day of school, a mob of confused freshmen spill into the hallways of JP Stevens. This year, I had the privilege of being one of them. Despite the countless “don’t worry’s,” “calm down’s,” and other ineffective attempts at comfort, I couldn’t help but spend the previous night doing the exact opposite. I fretted over every last … Continue reading

High School Throughout the Years
News

High School Throughout the Years

[Centerfold February 2013] Blurbs by BHAVNA BHATIA, senior WALKING DOWN the notoriously crowded halls of JP, you can easily pick up on the distinct idiosyncrasies of each grade, freshmen carrying their weight in textbooks and seniors sporting their blank don’t-know-don’t-care expressions. But what if you haven’t learned how to distinguish students by grade? Take a look … Continue reading

A whole new world
Features

A whole new world

By ARJUN GOURISHETTY, freshman AHH… good old middle school. Studying for the NJASK, having free time in the afternoons, actually getting nine hours of sleep (and still having free time on weekends)… it all seems like a lifetime ago. Facing the daunting challenge of high school, some freshmen are still trying to adjust to the onslaught of tests, quizzes, … Continue reading