Education

Should English DGP be done department-wide?

Should English DGP be done department-wide?

Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) English teachers and English professors from nearby colleges such as Golden West College (GWC) and the Coast colleges were present at a recent meeting held at GWC. The meeting was an eye opener for high school...

ASL club brings diversity to FVHS’ world languages

ASL club brings diversity to FVHS’ world languages

American Sign Language, commonly used by people who are hard of hearing, is the primary sign language used in North America and the third most used language in the United States. The newly established ASL club aims to enlighten the Fountain Valley High School...

Opinion: Large class sizes are a disservice to students

Opinion: Large class sizes are a disservice to students

Imagine you’re in your English class and don’t fully grasp your teacher’s lecture. All you have to do is ask your teacher to pause for a bit, but now imagine there’s 36 other students in your class. A good chunk of them understand the lecture and are impatient to move...

Opinion: Grades are the devil of education

Opinion: Grades are the devil of education

Sometimes you get shortchanged. Sometimes you get scammed. Sometimes you get deceived. And when grades meet education, it’s easy to feel as if you’re cheated of genuine, meaningful learning. Exams, homework, participation, projects are all condensed into one grade,...

Opinion: To be perfect, or not to be perfect

Opinion: To be perfect, or not to be perfect

I had impeccable report cards in elementary and maintained straight A’s throughout all of middle school. Exceeding standards was what I had done my whole life, and I intended to continue doing so in high school. My final fall semester grade in freshman English Honors...

Keeping it classic with The Traditionist

Keeping it classic with The Traditionist

Folk music drifts down the hall. A vibrant and mellow voice accompanies an acoustic guitar and twangy harmonica. The atmosphere is lighthearted and full of excitement as the singer performs a medley of his songs. Applause and chants for an encore erupt from the crowd...