The Talon

Graded’s Construction Updates and Their Benefits
Energy Drinks – Life Saver or Killer?

December 17, 2018

It's summative week. You feel overwhelmed, with every class simultaneously flinging assessments at you. What’s the best solution? According to us, it's...

The Video Game Apocalypse

December 12, 2018

That stereotypical 30-year-old who plays video games in their parent's basement all day is rapidly turning into a common reality. Today, children all over...

Global Warming: Myth or Fact?

December 7, 2018

According to the current President of the United States, Donald Trump, climate change is a "hoax." However, when focusing on research completed over the...

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Things to do in São Paulo (this Christmas break)
The True Meaning Behind “That’s So Gay”

November 29, 2018

If you’ve wandered around the halls of Graded, you will have usually seen people laughing, smiling, and hanging out with their friends. Usually what...

Have No Fear! Your Extended Essay Survival Guide Is Here!

November 28, 2018

Are you worried about your Extended Essay? Are the directions from administration and teachers not clear enough for you to understand? Or are you struggling...

Graded vs High School Clichés

November 28, 2018

Starting at a young age, children always wonder what it’ll be like to be older. Whether that means imagining their life as a parent by taking care of...

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9 tests more conclusive than the ACT/SAT

A Breath of Fresh Air: The Best Open Spaces In São Paulo

December 7, 2018

If you're someone who likes the outdoors but doesn't know where to get some fresh air in this concrete...

Why Shawshank Redemption Is The Best Movie Of All Time

Why Shawshank Redemption Is The Best Movie Of All Time

December 5, 2018

Nominated for seven Academy Awards categories and the number one rated movie on IMDb’s Top 250 list,...

Short Description of the Zodiac

Short Description of the Zodiac

October 10, 2018

We’ve all read Instagram’s astrology posts or read our horoscope on websites, but I have been asked...

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The Handmaid’s Tale – Is it time to buy a red cloak?
Not That Hard

Not That Hard

November 5, 2018

Should freedom of speech ever be limited by legislative punishment? If so, how do we measure that limit?...

Meaning is Not as Important as It May Seem

Meaning is Not as Important as It May Seem

November 1, 2018

Art is a complex topic. It gives us solace to think that everything has reason for its existence, but...

Kavanaugh and Kava-nope

Kavanaugh and Kava-nope

October 25, 2018

On July 9th, 2018, United States President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacant...

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What are your top 3 picks for Wacky Week 2018?

  • Dress like you did in Lower School Day (22%, 196 Votes)
  • Favorite Album/Movie cover (19%, 171 Votes)
  • Decades Day (18%, 157 Votes)
  • Pajama Day (15%, 128 Votes)
  • Twin Day/Group Day (12%, 108 Votes)
  • Dress for your future (6%, 51 Votes)
  • Celebrity look alike day (4%, 36 Votes)
  • Dress like our rival day (4%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 315

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