The Griffin

Stand to stop sedentary risks

April 5, 2018

As I sit at my desk during my fourth 90-minute period of the school day, I suddenly start feeling a stiffness in my back and pain in my neck. After the six hour school day is over, I go home and I am greeted by more homework –...

Unsecure environment prompts anxiety

Audrey Bartholomew, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Why is it that my safety matters only after I am dead? Why is it that my school cares about me only after 17 other students just like me have been murdered in the most gruesome way possible? I’m sorry, I am, but you cannot...

Friday prom date stirs concern

Imogen Wright, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Prom is one of the seminal events of a teen’s high school career, the last big hurrah before graduation: the dress, the tux, the hair, the limo, the friends, the date, the photos, the party and the big shebang, Grad Gala. With...

Staff editorial: where technology goes, ethics must follow

April 5, 2018

As Baltimore County administrators have embraced the screen revolution sweeping classrooms across the nation, it is difficult to tell if our district’s leaders are innovative educational advocates or Silicon Valley’s newest...

Too juul for school: habit spreads

Dorrie Gaeng, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2018

Vaping and juuling have become a social phenomenon, characterizing student activity both in and outside of school. According to an anonymous pen-and-paper survey of 241 students in select English classes, 32 percent of the student...