Strong Opinions About Dress Code 

By: Sarah Ellis Morgan There are certain topics that we are taught not to discuss, whether in public or even at the dinner table with our own family, as those discussions may result in heated debate. Everyone knows the topics one shouldn’t bring up: religion, politics, abortion. Dress code in schools, however, has become aContinue reading “Strong Opinions About Dress Code ”

March Fit of the Month

Pictured above: Stella Pagano (’22) (left), Stella’s Jordans (top right), and Reanna Hossain (’24) (bottom right) By: Verity Rabin After a brief hiatus, we are back! So many new fashion trends have hit the runway since our last “Fit of the Month,” from Moon Boots to floor-length blazers; fashion just keeps on evolving, and soContinue reading “March Fit of the Month”

Does Banning Books Promote Innocence or Ignorance?

Shorecrest faculty Natalie Updike, Jake Seymour, Kristie Dowling, and Heather Elouej hold up “controversial” books from their inventory. By: Jackie Coleman 1984 by George Orwell. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Maus by Art Spiegelman. Drama by Raina Telgemeier. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. These are just a handful of books being bannedContinue reading “Does Banning Books Promote Innocence or Ignorance?”

Pet of the Month: Terrance Jr., The 3-D Printed Octopus

Pictured above: Terrance Jr. By: Victoria Linton-Evans Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Pet of the Month here in the Upper School! This month’s winner defies the definition of a pet, and because of that, I enjoyed getting to know Miles and his 3-D printed octopus, Terrance Jr., with a whopping 70 votes!Continue reading “Pet of the Month: Terrance Jr., The 3-D Printed Octopus”

Dear Ms. Ellis

Dear Ms. Ellis, How do teenagers deal with or get over being rejected? Not that I have or anything… ____________________________ Me neither… (wink, wink). But to answer your question without knowing specific details, let’s start by acknowledging that the feeling of being rejected is both difficult and painful to endure. Especially during the teenage yearsContinue reading “Dear Ms. Ellis”