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VAPA, where art thou?

When we typically think of high school education, our thoughts almost always go directly to academics. The image of students huddled over a textbook, frantically cramming for an exam comes to mind all too readily. But there’s a lot more to a complete and fulfilling

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Loans and tuition and debt, oh my!

College is one of the first thing on any high school student’s mind—especially at Northwood. But a high GPA and good test scores can only get you so far. The financial cost of higher education is often a bigger factor in students’ decisions than their

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How to respond to racism

A study published in Science magazine in 2014 showed that thoughtful conversations worked best to change people’s minds. The next year, a scandal broke. All the data from the study turned out to be false. However, the results of a second study, this time with

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Integrated math at Northwood

Sometimes it feels like the justification for reorganizing Northwood’s math program just doesn’t add up. While Common Core may be the bane of many a student’s existence, the Integrated Math curriculum proves that there is always more than what meets the eye with its continuity