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The 2021 Senior Awards & Bell Ceremony
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...

Stock Market 101

May 24, 2021

For a long time, the stock market seemed like a place exclusively for businessmen on Wall Street. However, contemporary technology has allowed it to be...

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Your Non-Exhaustive IB Crystal Guide
Strategies for Thriving in the Online Learning Scene

September 24, 2021

Online learning has been an exhausting experience for students worldwide and unfortunately returning to this model is a constant possibility. Due to the...

A Ranking of Every Field Trip I’ve Ever Been On

June 4, 2021

I've been on plenty of field trips throughout my time at Graded, having been here since 1st grade. On some trips, we witnessed breathtaking natural beauty...

Who Truly was “The Last Great American Dynasty”?

June 4, 2021

Last year, Taylor Swift fans - or more appropriately, Swifties - were blessed with two brand new, full-length albums: Folklore and Evermore, both of which...

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Pedro Dom: Jovem, Orgulhoso e Inconsequente
The Families We Make Along the Way!

The Families We Make Along the Way!

October 5, 2021

One by one, you start building bridges, towers, castles and other structures made of Lego bricks, all...

Hypocrisy or Change?

Hypocrisy or Change?

April 9, 2021

2020 was a year where systemic racism in the United States of America was put under a microscope. All...

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!

April 2, 2021

I love teamwork. In school, I enjoy collaborating on whatever task our class is working on to improve....

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February 15th: The Deadline for TOK, or Should there be an Extension?
A Tale of Graded Grandparents

A Tale of Graded Grandparents

September 24, 2021

When I met Mauro Ferman, a Graded Class of 1999 alumni, he spoke of how his friendships at the school...

Esperando Godot: Quais são as conexões com o Brasil de hoje?

Esperando Godot: Quais são as conexões com o Brasil de hoje?

May 24, 2021

Esperando Godot, peça escrita pelo irlandês Samuel Beckett em 1949, conta a estória de duas personagens...

A culpa da crise hídrica é sua?

A culpa da crise hídrica é sua?

April 2, 2021

São Paulo está perto de uma nova crise hídrica e, como na última vez, a propaganda governamental...

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