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CLEP Testing: Alternative to AP?

Renna Abozir, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

There is a bit of mystery surrounding CLEP tests. It is a test that, like an AP test, is administered through the College Board, will get you college credit, and save you the time and money you would spend...

Students use break to de-stress after 1st semester shenanigans

Students use break to de-stress after 1st semester shenanigans

Alex Koscielski, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2022

Recent polling from the Student Council Student Issues Committee has shown a significant decrease in students’ stress levels after winter break. Given the decrease in stress, the two most important factors...

Eating lunch at Sandburg

Zainab Azeem October 27, 2021

As we transition into fall, we sooner or later have enjoyed the sunny weather on the weekends. But what about in school, where we stay in one building for 7 hours a day, or possibly more? Sandburg has...

Dr.Smith, pictured, at his junior year homecoming

A day in the life of Dr.Smith

Renna Abozir, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2021

Walking into Dr.Smith’s office, one thing stands out like a sore thumb: A messy desk. The plethora of file folders and papers that cover it create the illusion of a desk with no real surface, only the...

Add a story to your site

Add a story to your site

Sample Student, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

Adding a story is a simple process with SNO FLEX.  To get started, click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the...

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the...

Use social media to increase readership

Use social media to increase readership

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

Social media platforms are the best way to drive traffic to your new site. So, set up a Facebook Fan Page, and get your audience to like your publication. Even add a Facebook Like Box to your website...

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