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Every Voice Matters

Every Voice Matters

Michelle Chen

March 11, 2020

Communication and public speaking are important skills to learn and practice in the classroom

HAmlit students and teachers share views on new grading system

HAmlit students and teachers share views on new grading system

Meghna Gaddam

September 15, 2015

Ever since word spread about HAmlit classes changing their grading system, the campus has run rampant with rumors about what this means: will it be easier, harder or more stressful? These are all questions students are addressing with their own opinions. What students don’t know, however, is tha...

Busted: “The 15 – minute rule”

While chatting amongst themselves, students are patiently waiting for their teacher to unlock the classroom door.

Neha Ramchandani

February 5, 2014

MYTH: Students are allowed to leave campus if their teacher is more than 15 minutes late to class.  STUDENTS SAY: Senior Justine Kang remembers a particular incident when she was a TA for a class of freshmen. She was outside the classroom among the other students, patiently waiting for her teach...

Statistical breakdown

Statistical breakdown

Jennifer Lee

March 14, 2013

Criminologist Jackson Toby wrote in a 2001 issue of Weekly Standard that “although mass murders inside of American schools are statistically very, very rare, when they do occur, they are more likely to take place in good suburban schools than in bad inner-city schools.” The same is true...

On that day: Teachers reflect

Lisa Zhang

September 11, 2011

English teachers David Clarke and Vennessa Nava and History teacher Viviana Montoya-Hernandez describe the day when they heard about the 9/11 news. Clarke was a teacher at another school at the time, while Nava was still a college student. ...