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A school lunch evolves and students are a lot happier

A school lunch evolves and students are a lot happier

By Nick Sousa, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014

The scene is the same three times a day, five days a week. The hot and loud lunch room fills with hungry students. They all rush to and from the lunch line in search of a seat next to their friends. In the past, you could count on most of them looking in disgust at the lunch put on their red trays....

Corn? Welcome to the new vending machine options

Corn? Welcome to the new vending machine options

By Sam Stiller, Co-Layout Editor

December 17, 2014

The vending machines around AMSA’s campus were dormant and lifeless during the first weeks of the new school year, and then suddenly came back to life in late September, but with newer, healthier options. Along with these healthier options, signs were placed next to the machines, explaining the...

Is the AMSA policy on colored hair much ado about nothing?

Is the AMSA policy on colored hair much ado about nothing?

By Elizabeth Goldberg, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

The policy is right there on page 56 of the 2014-2015 AMSA Student-Parent Handbook, in the subsection “accessories” of the dress code guidelines: “Unnaturally colored hair dye (i.e., purple, orange, green, etc.) is prohibited.” Although this rule has been included in the handbook for many...

AMSA administrative changes: What does the future hold?

AMSA administrative changes: What does the future hold?

By Alli Caulfield and Anagha Indic

December 12, 2014

AMSA has undergone several administrative changes over the past two years. Such changes have provoked mixed emotions in the school community as students, parents, and faculty try to decode the comings and goings of administrators and teachers. “I think the biggest impact right now is the unknown—that...

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