College of the Week: St. Louis Community College

Overview: St. Louis Community College is a public college that provides a challenging learning environment that points students in directions that lead to success. With four campus locations, students can attend either of the four locations. General Info: 3221 McKelvey Rd, Bridgeton, MO 63044 There are 5 other locations that students can attend. 3400 Pershall Rd, Ferguson, MO 5600 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 11333 … Continue reading College of the Week: St. Louis Community College

Should Our Advisories be Longer?

Do you ever find yourself scrambling to accomplish all that you need to during advisory? Many students find themselves in this dilemma. If a student is involved in many clubs, they have to attend all the meetings for that club, which are usually in advisory. This results in less advisory time. Also if a student needs extra help or needs to take a test from … Continue reading Should Our Advisories be Longer?

Homework: A Problem That Needs To Be Solved

Time is problematic for so many high school students. Whether it’s the time to do what we want to do, or if it’s time to complete the homework given to us, time is an issue. There are so many nights ,myself, among many other high school students, get home and have nothing but hours of homework to accomplish before having the night to ourselves. There … Continue reading Homework: A Problem That Needs To Be Solved

College of the Week: Truman State University

Overview:  Truman State University is a public institution. Truman helps students secure their post- college plans. The amount of students in each class is very small, but students will be easy to connect with. General Info: 100 East Normal Avenue, Kirksville,MO 63501-4221 Phone #: 800-892-7792 Website: http://www.truman.edu Cost and Aid: Undergraduate cost(Missouri Resident): $7,796 Undergraduate cost (Non-Missouri Resident): $14,990 Graduate cost(Missouri Resident)(per credit hour): $381.50 … Continue reading College of the Week: Truman State University

College of the Week: Hannibal LaGrange University

Overview: Hannibal LaGrange University is a private institution. It is an unapologetically christian four- year university with graduate programs. There are diverse academic programs for the students. General Info: 2800 Palmyra Road Hannibal, MO 63401-1999 Phone #: 573-629-3264 Website: http://www.hlg.edu You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. Cost and Aid:  Tuition/Semester: $10,725 Tuition/Year: $21,450 General Fees/Semester: $650 General Fees/Year: $1,300 *Room … Continue reading College of the Week: Hannibal LaGrange University

Would Grade Incentives Help Students Try Harder in School?

We all know what you get when you don’t try in your classes: a big fat zero and a second year in that class that you really hate. On the flip side, what do you get for trying your hardest? Most of the time, it’s pretty much nothing. For some people, the only motivation to apply themselves in  school is that they don’t want to … Continue reading Would Grade Incentives Help Students Try Harder in School?

Underappreciated of the Week- Janitors

The whole class is watching. The teacher already warned others not to throw their paper balls towards the trash, but you’re different. You’re going to make it. You wipe the sweat from your brow and you line up your shot, waiting for the teacher to turn their back. You take the shot. The blood pounding in your ears is almost deafening, this is life or … Continue reading Underappreciated of the Week- Janitors