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What to do about Cyber-bullying

Paige Hill

January 30, 2011

Here's the thing about cyber-bullying… As teenagers in our technological era, there is constantly criticism about what we should or should not be doing. Adults and schools warn us about privacy issues and how much trouble...

Plan Ahead for Prom

Derek Johnson ( Class of 2011)

December 8, 2010

This years Prom will be held at the Surf Club in New Rochelle. The date is scheduled for June 9, 2011. As of now the tickets cost $95 per person. Myself, the other officers and advisors realize that this is a rather large amount...

College Applications

Derek Johnson (Class of 2011)

December 8, 2010

  All Seniors know the process all too well by now but there is always something you don't know. As the due dates for most college applications draws ever closer there are a few things you should go over, if you have not done...

Upset, Sad, Depressed

Mr. Tosto

November 7, 2010

When something bad happens, unexpectedly, we often react by getting "upset."You spill milk on your new pants...you get a bad grade on a test...someone makes a "smart remark" to you.  Being upset can often occur as a reaction...

Being Social on the Network

Sade Salley

October 15, 2010

Facebook is a  website that just about every teen and adult is using. It is a way to connect with friends and family, meet new people, or find long lost ones. Some people like to put certain comments about themselves or other...

Don’t want to Drink

May 6, 2010

Dear Mercury, Some of the friends I hang out with drink when they go to parties. I like going to parties, but I don't want to drink. What can I do? To  answer this question, Mercury sought the advice of  Ms. D'Anna, our Project...

Freshman Prom Date

April 26, 2010

Dear Mercury, I am a 9th grade girl who was asked to the Prom by a senior boy.  My friend says I have to sex him that night if I say yes.  Is that true? Fearful Freshman -------------------------------------- Dear ...

No Prom Date

April 26, 2010

Dear Mercury, I am a senior girl who hoped to get a date for the prom, but that didn't happen.  I really want to go but feel others will laugh at me behind my back.  What should I do? No Prom Date -------------------...

Summer Job Help?

March 6, 2010

Dear Mercury, I'm 15 and want to get a summer job.  I've never had one before, what should I do? Never Employed Sophomore Dear Never Employed Sophomore, There are lots of cool summer jobs out there. A good one to try w...

Very Difficult College

March 6, 2010

Dear Mercury, I want to get into a college that is listed as very difficult.  What can I do to improve my chances? Worried Junior Dear Worried Junior, Your grades are the most important thing with college, but colleg...

College Fear

March 6, 2010

Dear Mercury, I've been accepted to a college in Florida, but I'm nervous to be so far away from family and friends.  What should I do? Scared Senior Dear Scared Senior, You need to do what's right for you. Your famil...

Valentine's Day Advice

February 1, 2010

Dear Mercury, I hate Valentine's Day because it reminds me that my boyfriend broke up with me.  How can I get through the day? Broken Heart Dear Broken Heart, Just spend Valentine's Day with your friends & try not to focus on why you hate this day. ...

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