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The Patriot

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Patriot Perspective: In order to fulfill its mission statement, JC should take steps to diversify the school

May 3, 2013

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For a school that boasts about its International Student Program (ISP), JC has a problem reflecting this diversity of numbers in its social structure and curriculum. Steps should be taken to prepare students for the diversity t...

Patriot Perspective: JC is failing to produce students who have adequate knowledge of the political world

March 22, 2013

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Ninety-nine percent of JC students surveyed by The Patriot can’t name the five freedoms promised by the first amendment, some of the most basic rights granted by the government and the basis of our political culture. Political...

Patriot Perspective: Education, rather than business, should be the focus of improvement to strengthen JC

March 7, 2013

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JC’s mission statement claims that "we educate the whole person," not "we create the largest profit margin possible." There shouldn’t be anything more important to a school than the safety, well-being, and the quality of education...

The Patriot Perspective: Beneficial lockdown procedures must be constantly enforced to maintain school safety

February 5, 2013

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Shooting occurs. Change safety procedures. Revert back to old ways. Repeat. Every time a school shooting occurs, schools around the country are forced to look at their current safety procedures and ask the question: "Is it enough...

The Patriot Perspective: JC earns its title as a ‘preparatory school’ by proving that it is more than just a name.

December 12, 2012

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JC deserves its college prep title. It develops its students for success in college and beyond with more skill than any other school in the county. While Fallston, Bel Air, and C. Milton Wright High Schools have higher SAT s...

The Patriot Perspective: Administrative spending downsized by small problems

October 18, 2012

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When we think about the most irritating things in the school, it’s not the AP classes, college applications, or frustrating late night book reports that come to mind. It’s the clocks. One moment the clock is two minutes off...

The Patriot Perspective: Summer Reading Day riddled with imperfections

September 27, 2012

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It was no wonder that students were impatient and restless by the end of Summer Reading Day.  There had been numerous problems throughout the day, and now the Skype call with the author of “The Art of Racing in the Rain”...

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