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In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Goodbyes always come too soon

An open letter to Norse Notes
Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2020

To the publication that I will always remember, When I chose my freshman year classes, I never thought that when I chose journalism as one of my classes, I would come out of it with a family. From being...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Activism is not a trend

With so many teenagers becoming more involved in activism, we need to remember that activism should be done for real change, not to elevate your social image.
Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2020

For months, every time I’ve scrolled through Instagram or tapped through Instagram stories, I’ve seen many people posting about political, social, and economic issues that are occurring throughout...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: schools must discourage parties during a pandemic

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2020

High school can be an exciting time in one’s life, from rallies to dances to being able to learn more about yourself by trying new things. High school is a time to make friends and have as much fun as...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: We need to abandon our Eurocentric education

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2020

With Thanksgiving coming up soon, many people are preparing to celebrate the holiday and give thanks to all those around them. However, one of the largest topics on my mind has been the erasure of Native...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Students should not be held to same expectations during a pandemic

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2020

With so many different factors affecting students during the COVID-19 pandemic, students should not be expected to meet the same standards. Many students are struggling immensely during the pandemic to...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: The course offerings for RSVL Academy need to be expanded

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2020

With the spring semester only two months away, students had to decide this week whether they will attend school through the Roseville Student Virtual Learning (RSVL) Academy or continue their education...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Vote Yes on Prop 15 to Help Public Schools and Community Colleges

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2020

With only four days until the 2020 general election, voters need to ensure that they are educated on the propositions that are on the ballot this year, especially on the ones that will help our local schools,...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Students need to have a greater voice in school boards

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2020

With the general election coming up on November 3, the school board election for the Roseville Joint Union High School District (RJUHSD) is rapidly approaching. There are three open seats on the RJUHSD...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: standardized tests should continue to not be required

Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief October 16, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and many SAT and ACT tests being cancelled, colleges across the country are no longer requiring standardized test scores for college admissions. Even before the pandemic,...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: we need to destigmatize community college

The stereotype of community college students is detrimental for all.
Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief October 9, 2020

As a high school student, I have experienced so many encounters in which students or adults around me have talked about going to community college instead of directly to a four year college or university...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: The issue with “Boys will be boys”

The common expression to boys’ behavior results in many harmful consequences.
Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2020

When a young boy does something feckless or rowdy, many people respond and justify that action by saying, “Boys will be boys.” By saying this, that person is suggesting that it is okay for a boy to...

In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.

Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: The double standards for dress codes

Students are treated differently depending on what their body looks like
Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2020

The first time I was dress coded was during lunch in fourth grade. My male principal believed that I showed off too much skin while I wore a Hello Kitty tank top in the sweltering California heat at the...

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