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Letter to the Editor: Variety Show tradition must go on

January 2, 2012

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I remember being crammed together, back-to-back, shoulder-to-shoulder in the dark in the little hallway right outside the auditorium.  Bursting with excitement, we were all giggling so loudly, I’m pretty sure the audience could...

Letters to the Editor: Responses to pro-choice column

October 28, 2011

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Due to the numerous reactions to a specific article of columnist and Opinion Editor Scott Novak, The Patriot has consolidated these Letters to the Editor. The original article may be read here.  The Patriot's publisher and school principal Madelyn Ball's official response to the article may be read here. Geor...

Letter to the Editor: Anthony Del Puppo voices opinion on abortion article

October 28, 2011

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Dear Mr. Novak, While I believe that every person is entitled to their own opinion, you certainly give credence to my assertion that opinions and narcissism are now mutually inclusive in this society. In nearly every argument...

Letter to the Editor: George Appleby voices opinion on abortion article

October 28, 2011

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Dear Editor, Having been a member of the faculty of our school for over 40 years, I feel compelled to write in opposition to the remarks of Scott Novak. We are a Catholic school and as such we uphold the teachings of our church....

Letter to the Editor: Sue Cathell voices opinion on abortion article

October 28, 2011

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Dear Editor, I am confident that the debate for and against abortion will not be settled for a very long time. My stance on the subject is immaterial for the purpose of this letter. I applaud John Carroll for allowing Scott...

Letter to the Editor: Ed Miller voices opinion on abortion article

October 28, 2011

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Dear Scott, I have a 12 year old granddaughter who is one of the treasures of our family. Had her young mother chosen to take the easy road and agreed to an abortion we would never have known the joy that she brings to our...

Letter to editor: Students must accept new library policy

October 27, 2011

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In response to your Opinion article in the JCPatriot  regarding the new Library policy, let me set the record straight for you. The Library Classroom is not the senior room, nor was eating in there a “tradition”.  It...

Letter to the Editor: Seniors show respect at retreat

March 14, 2011

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The following is a letter from English teacher Susan Fisher regarding the class of 2011's March 10-11 retreat to Willow Valley Resort in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Dear Patriot Editor, I am back from Senior Retreat feeling ...

Letter to editor: Students must learn meaning of respect

March 11, 2011

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The following is a letter from Library and Media Assistant Phyllis Grymes in response to the staff editorial regarding the March 1 assembly. Dear JC Patriot, Although I was not present for the assembly to which you refer, I am aware of what occurred...

On Senior Variety Show

December 15, 2010

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Dear Editor, JC’s class of 2010 is talented. They have musicians, artists, singers, song-writers, dancers, and comedians who put together an admittedly entertaining Variety Show for my class (2009) to witness. But what made...

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