The Wolfpacket

It’s Time to Bring Inclusivity and Representation to English Classrooms

Abigail Bodell, Reporter

September 24, 2019

It would appear obvious that balanced representation is crucial when presenting something as complex as the lives of women and minorities to students. Despite this, the curriculums of Claremont High School’s various English classes are almost entirely lacking in this regard, with several half-baked...

IRL Language Learning Beats Online Courses

Alina Kim, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Language is the foundation of our communication as a society, and in this day and age, learning a foreign language has become more beneficial than ever before. For this reason, students should be required to take a foreign language in school, as opposed to learning from a website or app. First, online...

Opinion: College Scandal & the Modern Reality of Rich Privilege in the USA

Opinion: College Scandal & the Modern Reality of Rich Privilege in the USA

Sydney Hwang, Editor-In-Chief

April 23, 2019

Upon recent investigations, it turns out that the age-old adage has been proven true: real athletes are made when nobody’s watching. The catch—it only takes a few hundred grand secretly sent to a shady charity fund to become an internationally accredited soccer player (complete with pictures to prove...

2019 Is Almost Here, CHS; It’s Time to Leave New Year’s Resolutions in 2018

SEQUOIA CLARK, reporter

January 11, 2019

Winter is here, bringing forth a torrent of holidays, last-minute gift shopping, and caroling. While there are many exciting aspects everyone looks forward to during the holidays, one tradition always seems to let people down. New Year’s Resolutions, something that everybody aspires to keep, forces...

SAT Must Stand For Socioeconomic Assessment Test

Rowan Orlijan-Rhyne, reporter

January 11, 2019

The SAT and other standardized tests are perpetually looming in the future of every high school student, whether they are a freshman or a senior. These tests affect where students go to college in an exceedingly tangible way as college admissions officers often use them as a standard of comparison among...

Ivy Leagues: Overrated, Over-Competitive, & Over it

SARAH PINO, reporter

January 11, 2019

As January approaches, college applications are closing, and many seniors are beginning to make their final decisions. However, choosing the right college is one of the most difficult decisions for anybody. Receiving an acceptance letter from one of the prestigious Ivy League schools can be a dream come...

We Need To Ctrl-Alt-Delete Tech Ed

Asiya Junisbai, reporter

January 11, 2019

Most high school students are well-acquainted with stress. As graduation and college applications loom frighteningly near, the last thing any high schooler wants is another source of worry. The CHS Technology Education (Tech Ed) requirement is just that. Currently, students are required to either take...

Dear CHS Students, Honnold Is Not a Playground

EVELYN DOWNER, reporter

December 3, 2018

Libraries are places meant for silence, places meant for peace, places where one goes to study and learn. Libraries are not places meant for social gatherings or where friends can gather to chatter loudly, laugh even louder, and snack. Ask any Claremont college student and they will agree. They will...

What Most Americans Seem to Overlook Every Year on Thanksgiving

Jill Kao, reporter

December 3, 2018

As the Thanksgiving holidays approach, the prospect of hearty food paired with vacation may be the only thought on American minds, but other truths need to be brought to light. The holiday is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of November and its festivities overshadow the history behind the...

Homework Should Be Optional

SEQUOIA CLARK, reporter

November 5, 2018

Five days a week for almost nine months, students spend almost their entire day at school learning concepts and doing tedious work. Even after school, they go home and do even more work. According to College Homework Help, in the year 1905, homework was invented as a punishment for kids. Yet for some...

Netflix Removes Popular Shows

CASEY SHOULTZ, reporter

November 5, 2018

Netflix—the one place we go to for a break from school or just to fulfill our binge-watching needs in the middle of the night. It is known for popular shows and movies, such as “Riverdale,” “Stranger Things,” and “13 Reasons Why,” and everyone is happy about the company. Recently, Netflix...

Men, Let Your Mascara Run Free

SARAH PINO, reporter

November 5, 2018

The idea that women are different from men is one of the many issues integrated into society. Throughout history, women have been treated differently due to their gender. Not only this, but recent movements against sexual assault have changed the lives of many individuals. In high school, the effects...

The student news site of Claremont High School
Opinions