National School Walk-Out: Eve Brown-Ryder

On March 14th, there was a national school walk-out in response to a recent spike in gun violence. According to a group of anonymous students who participated in the walk-out here at Memorial, our walk out was treated it as more of a break from class than a political stand by many.   Participant A,…

Parkland School Shooting Q&A: by Tu Anh Duong

1.) Upon hearing the tragedy that occurred in Florida, what was your initial reaction? Delia C. – 10th Grade My initial reaction was pure disgust and horror, but honestly, as horrible as it sounds, it sounded like a typical event in the U.S. Events like these, although truly terrible and traumatizing, it has become normalized…

High School: A Whole New Jungle, by ​Eve Brown-Ryder

High School: A Whole New Jungle By: Eve Brown-Ryder “High school is like going into a gas station bathroom, you don’t know what you’ll find,” said Rebecca Vitali, a freshman here at Memorial.   But what do other freshmen here have to say about coming to this new environment? Students were asked what their favorite…