Science Camp 2018

Shali Thai, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

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Science Camp is a highlight of the 6th grade year. At Pali Institute, students develop leadership skills, bond with other classmates, and strengthen their group work skills. However, there are several issues that may result...

Driving Age Should Not Be Raised

Karen Wu, Page Designer

May 1, 2017

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An ongoing debate is whether the driving age in the US should be raised to 17 or 18. There are pros and cons to doing this. One of the reasons why we shouldn’t raise the driving age is because it would not only upset...

Face to Face- Cursing is bad for you

Jillian Cherry, Literary Magazine Editor

March 6, 2017

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Swear words are often heard at school, muttered quietly when a homework assignment is forgotten, or yelled out loud after school. But could this habit of cursing be harmful? Cursing is a habit that is easy to pick up,...

Private vs. Public School

Mia Cho, Advertising/Social Media Manager

March 6, 2017

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Many families who live in affluent communities consider private schools for their children. It is understandable for parents to believe that private schools are better; the classes are smaller, and there are lots extracurricular...

New silent library

Shali Thai, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

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The MBMS Library has undergone several changes recently. There are some new rules that will make the library a safer and quieter place for independent work. Eating is prohibited, which is definitely a big plus. In the...

Face to Face- Cursing is good for you

Parker Blum, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2017

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Although cursing can be seen as offensive and vulgar, using it to express frustration or pain can be helpful. Swearing has a hypoalgesic effect, which is a decrease in sensitivity to painful stimuli. Professor Richard...

Homeschool vs. Traditional School

Peyton Lee, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

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At the beginning of this school year I left to go to shoot a television series in Utah. I was homeschooled for the first semester of school and shot the television series 9 hours a day. The particular school program that...

Hollywood is Racist

Karen Wu, Page Designer

March 6, 2017

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America has come very far in human rights and racial equality. Unfortunately, this progress is not reflected in Hollywood, America’s film industry. Hollywood lacks cultural diversity and is insensitive toward racial minorities. ...

The Importance of Cultural Diversity in Schools

Mia Cho, Advertising/Social Media Manager

February 3, 2017

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At MBMS, there is not much cultural diversity. However, cultural diversity in schools is extremely important for students to learn how to interact with others. According to the School Accountability Report Card from 2014-...

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