“Sometimes books are read for hundreds of years, but when we read it today, we see that maybe this isn’t what we thought it was,” says Mr. Moloney. “I really want students to become a part of this conversation and say, ‘Well does this book have something to give to us, to society?’”
COVID ripped away the chance of finishing your first year of high school like ripping off a Band-Aid, and now you feel stuck. How can you make sophomore year successful if you have spent most of it trying to get your WiFi to work right before you log onto your Zoom classes for the day?
The actors take Bardugo’s words and make them reality. Not only that, but they are diverse, moving away from the stereotype of every character being a white heterosexual male.
With COVID keeping us in varying remote and hybrid schedules throughout this past year, the Class of 2024 has never spent a full school day in the high school. As of last week, that changed, and freshmen finally got to experience a full day of high school.
Growing up, we’re taught that corsets are oppressive torture devices, and that aristocratic fashions were designed by men out of spite. In reality, extreme female fashions such as large skirts, protective hat pins, (please google this one) and elongated bonnets allowed women to reclaim physical space.
“I just feel like an unprepared child. That mature feeling I hoped to have this year just doesn’t exist.”
“I have been lucky enough to not experience bullying in school due to my gender or sexuality, but now I know what being unheard feels like.”
We’ve all been guilty of procrastinating, and it’s not something we can get rid of in the snap of our fingers, but it is something we can all work on.
After all of these issues become apparent, it is no surprise if someone begins wondering whether or not time travel is even worth it?
Each song is different from the last, which keeps the album from becoming stale.