Few dates on the calendar instill more terror or excitement in both shoppers and retailers than Black Friday. For those who choose to brave the crowds and chaos, here are a few tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping: 1. Make a list of the items you want to buy, as well as the stores you want to buy from, in a priority-based order. … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Black Friday and Cyber Monday
As the leaves start changing color and the weather gets colder, many high school seniors are starting the months-long process of applying to colleges. For juniors, many may already be looking into schools and feeling the stress that comes with college planning. Test scores, GPA, and extracurricular activities during high school all determine a student’s acceptance when they apply to college. However, how much of … Continue reading Should Ramapo Switch Back to Midterms and Finals Instead of Quarterlies?
Do you want to help spread joy? Are you interested in learning about local history from people who actually lived it? If you answered yes to either one of these questions, you should consider joining the newest club here at Ramapo that two freshmen are endeavoring to get off the ground. Members of this new club will not only visit the residents of various assisted … Continue reading Spotlight on a New Club: Students “Assist” at Assisted Living Facilities
“Find a good Spotify playlist to listen to while doing homework.” – Kimiya Shahamat “Set good habits now! Whether that is time management or doing well in your classes, it’s important that you start and maintain healthy and effective habits early on so you’re more likely to continue it throughout high school.” – Elizabeth Lam “Ask questions about anything. Ask teachers, upperclassmen, and or faculty.” … Continue reading Senior Advice
There is nothing more crowded than the upper lot at 7:30 AM. Buses are stopped to let out students, seniors and teachers are trying to park, and students are struggling to gather all of their belongings and get out of the car as quickly as possible. The traffic has always been bad but some students speculate that this year it is worse. Molly Arts, a … Continue reading Smoothing Over the Morning Traffic
The freshmen class have started their high school journey, navigating foreign halls, meeting new people, and adjusting to new responsibilities. The change from middle school to high school can often be scary, but it could also be a chance to reinvent or challenge yourself. So, how does the Class of ‘23 feel about Ramapo? According to Eleni Xanthos, “It’s different from middle school. The school … Continue reading Freshmen Perspective from the Class of ‘23
Back-to-school season is here and in full swing, which means fall is just around the corner! Who smells pumpkin spice lattes and scented candles? Not only are the scents of fall to-die-for, but the cozy clothing trends arising are also super exciting! One of the most iconic trends that were seen around the halls of Ramapo and are sure to be seen even more this … Continue reading Come Back to School in Style