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Beauty After Quarantine
The 2021 Senior Awards & Bell Ceremony

May 28, 2021

Around the end of every school year, the school begins to prepare for the graduation of its senior class. In the build-up to graduation, two big events...

Enigmatic Fast Radio Burst Detected Within the Milky Way

May 26, 2021

For the very first time, astronomers have detected bursts of radio emissions originating within our own galaxy. These ‘fast radio bursts,’ (FRBs),...

Graded’s New College Counseling

May 24, 2021

On Thursday, May 30th, Superintendent Richard Boerner and High School Principal Stuart Kent met with the Graded community through Zoom to introduce Graded’s...

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The French Revolution’s Smallest Victim
What if America had a Royal Family?

November 12, 2021

Ballrooms, backstairs corridors, secrets, scandals, and stories of love and heartbreak. Everyone would know them, and they would play out their lives on...

The Reunion Between Lionel Messi and Neymar Júnior

November 12, 2021

Since Lionel Messi was a kid, his ultimate goal was to wear the Barcelona jersey on the field. So, at the age of thirteen, he joined the world-renowned...

The Adaptations of Cassandra Clare’s, “The Mortal Instruments” and The Multiple Perspectives in The Shadow World

October 28, 2021

Cassandra Clare’s New York Times best-selling series, The Mortal Instruments, focuses on the exciting journey through the Shadow World composed of Shadowhunters...

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The Fantasy Sports Boom
Kanye West: Our Generation’s Greatest Artist

Kanye West: Our Generation’s Greatest Artist

October 28, 2021

After four sold-out listening parties, multiple false release dates, and countless fans left furious,...

WHIPLASH (2014) – Damien Chazelle

WHIPLASH (2014) – Damien Chazelle

October 28, 2021

  "There are no two words more harmful in the English language than 'good job"-Terence Fletcher.    In...

Nomadland (Dir. Chloé Zhao) and the Value of Filmmaking

Nomadland (Dir. Chloé Zhao) and the Value of Filmmaking

October 18, 2021

Nomadland is one of my favorite movies of all time. It's extremely immersive; movies that make me completely...

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The IB Exams Debacle for the Class of 2022
A Peste: A Dor Mental da Doença Física 

A Peste: A Dor Mental da Doença Física 

October 18, 2021

O romance A Peste, escrito por Albert Camus e publicado em 1947, é a história de uma pequena cidade...

Made in China

Made in China

October 18, 2021

My first experience with sinophobia was way too early to remember. Perhaps it was when I was six or seven...

February 15th: The Deadline for TOK, or Should there be an Extension?

February 15th: The Deadline for TOK, or Should there be an Extension?

October 1, 2021

February 15, 2022 marks the deadline for the final IB submission of the Class of 2022’s Theory Of Knowledge...

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