17 minutes for 17 lives

By: Saranya Kasinathuni On March 14,  students of all grade levels in each of Henrico’s eight high schools, along with Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, will walk out of their classes and stand outside, together, for 17 minutes. Each minute will stand for a life taken during the fatal Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting. Each …

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The Email of Your Life

By: Saranya Kasinathuni It’s December 15. Seniors across the country feel their hearts pounding in their chests as they open up an email from their dream college. Suddenly, the entire world stops spinning. College admissions is a stressful time for everyone. Seniors, along with their parents, teachers, and classmates, feel the immense pressure to succeed. …

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Change in Bell Schedule is for a Purpose

By: Saranya Kasinathuni As new class schedules were distributed during Fee Night, students in all grade levels were shocked to find a new bell schedule implemented during the 2017-18 school year. Many returning students at Henrico High School are familiar with three lunch blocks-A, B, and C-along with mandatory Warrior Time being observed in the …

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Slaves to the Bell- The Fifteen-Minute Rule

Olivia Booth It’s a fairly typical Monday in the beginning of the school year. Everyone looks as though they’ve gotten two hours of sleep, even the teachers seem unmotivated in the lackluster light of the early morning. Then a friend turns to me and says something astonishing, “I need to go to the bathroom so …

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