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Diverse People, Diverse Academies: Francis Lewis Allows Students to Shine

Yasmeen Persaud, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017

Filed under Feature, Opinion

4,633 students and counting, and there is a good reason why. From overcrowded hallways to heavily packed lunchrooms, Francis Lewis thrives as being a school filled with people across different cultures and backgrounds. A high p...

The Balancing Act of a Single Mother

Anay Cortes, Reporter

October 25, 2017

Filed under Feature

A gentle breeze creeps in through the window. It swiftly passes by the curtains, and softly between the fingers that tightly move a pencil across a Spanish verb conjugation worksheet. She sits on her narrow, comfy bed while com...

JROTC: A Look Inside

Victoria Sheung & Jennifer Hernandez, Reporters

April 19, 2017

Filed under Feature, Showcase

As you try your best to navigate through the noisy and crowded hallways, throbbing with student bodies, you catch a glimmer of something shiny. Students dressed in navy and black file swiftly into a classroom and begin to inspect...

Books and Bytes: Has Technology Changed our Book Culture?

Constance Chu, Reporter

March 20, 2017

Filed under Feature, Lifestyle

Books were already on the decline when only 256 million U.S. adult nonfiction books were sold in 2013. Now, less than 250 copies of all nonfiction are sold per year and less than 2,000 copies of a title are ever sold, accordin...

An Ever Growing Population: Francis Lewis and Overcrowding

Illy Marion, Reporter

March 1, 2017

Filed under Feature

The halls are tranquil. Those who are released early speak in hushed tones and wait patiently by the door of their classroom. Gentle murmurs and the occasional creak of the double doors are the only audible sounds. The calm before...

The Year of the Rooster

The Year of the Rooster

February 2, 2017

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