Edina Zephyrus

Pre-AP English: The new and challenging underclassmen curriculum

January 13, 2012

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Have an eighth or ninth-grade sibling trying to decide which English class to take next year? As of December 12, they won’t have to. The Edina School Board, as well as administrators at both middle schools and the high schoo...

Adderall abused for academics

January 13, 2012

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College crack," "the smart drug," and "steroids for the brain." These are all names for the rising epidemic of Adderall abuse among college campuses. Adderall, a drug legally prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity diso...

Recap: The New Hampshire primary

Megan Couture, staff writer

January 11, 2012

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Tuesday was a big day in politics. In case you’re out of the loop, it was the day of the New Hampshire primary. I’m sure plenty of you don’t even know what this means, though. Well, the New Hampshire primary is one of the...

Recap: The Iowa Caucus

Grace Meyer, staff writer

January 7, 2012

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On Tuesday, January 3, Republican voters in Iowa took to the polls to show their support for the Republican candidate to oppose President Obama in the upcoming 2012 election. This caucus was the closest one in the state’s hist...

Unemployment rate sinks to 8.5% on jobs growth

Thomas Matthes, staff writer

January 6, 2012

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Today, the labor department has announced that 200,000 new jobs were added in the month of December 2011, dropping the unemployment from November’s 8.7% to 8.5%. This is the fifth month in a row that at least 100,000 new jobs...

Updates on May Term

Grant Marks, staff writer

January 4, 2012

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Every year the same questions and rumors circulate around Edina High School regarding the future of May Term, a program which lets senior students apply for internships or create and carry out an educational project of their choosing...

Anoka-Hennepin School District proposes change to bullying policy

Andrea Kimball, in-depth editor

December 19, 2011

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The Anoka-Hennepin School Board will vote on a change in the district’s bullying and harassment policy in upcoming meetings this January after discussions in December.  The current bullying policy states that gay, lesbian,...

Dances before ACT

Michael Jacobson, news editor

December 16, 2011

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Another year, another Sadie’s dance.Sadly, Sadie’s was once again the night before the ACT, meaning a short night for many juniors and some seniors. Here’s what students had to say about this unfortunate matter.   Hector Balenger, senior: “It went h...

The concept of equity

The concept of equity

December 16, 2011

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