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Time Flies for Senior Friars

Kelsey Hayes

February 20, 2018

Most Fenwick students will agree that the average school day seems to last forever. There’s nothing more agonizing than waiting for that final bell following tenth or eleventh period, and hardly anyone is excited to wake...

Is Junior Year Really That Scary?

Gibson Dowd

November 1, 2017

Upon being asked about the scariest year of their high school experience, most adults and older students would say junior year. But why? A number of challenges that most teens don’t face until this year surface, and college...

Benefits of a Student’s Best Friend

Kimberly Wood

September 26, 2017

The beginning of a new school year can always be tough. Many students struggle to find their way back into the drudging school day routine after an enjoyable summer vacation. However, various forms of stress relief may be...

Hall Passes: Disrupting Class or Maintaining it?

Abby Tymick and Wick Staff

September 26, 2017

This year, Fenwick implemented a new system for students leaving class. Anytime a student has to use the restroom or get a drink of water, their teacher has to fill out a hall pass. If a student does not bring a pass with...

High School: Four Years of Midlife Crises

Ethan Seavey

February 15, 2017

As the semester ends, and we finally begin to adjust to practically living at school, we all at some point must have assessed our surroundings to try, on some level, to grasp how childish or grown-up we are as a whole. Like maintaining...

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