Letter to the Editor

November 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Dear Readers, We are writing in regard to the article in last month’s Mirador entitled “Righteous House Party Themes.” We acknowledge that the author is entitled to his opinions and has the... Read more »

Is Black Friday Dangerous?

Evan McClure, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving Day in the United States (the fourth Thursday of November), and is often seen as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. In the last decade or so, Black Friday has become the... Read more »

Miramonte Needs Shop Classes

Rebecca Gluck, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

At the end of eighth grade, the halls of middle school were abuzz with discussion about which high school classes to sign up for. Amidst the excitement, some students were disappointed to find that Miramonte didn’t offer shop... Read more »

Starting School Later Promotes Health

Charlotte Houston and Sophie Jacques

October 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Imagine a morning not accompanied by droopy eyelids and foggy minds. Imagine waking up when your alarm clock goes off, and not feeling like you’ve risen from the dead. If school started later, this could be a reality. ... Read more »

Split Mandarin Class Causes Split Opinions

Maddie Geary, Business Manager

October 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The concept of a split class has been one of controversy for many years now, but after two years of being in one, I can honestly state that a split class setting is manageable and even beneficial at times. However, there are... Read more »

Con: Does iMats Really Enhance Education?

Rebecca Gluck, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion

At the start of the 2012-2013 school year, Miramonte introduced iMats, the iPad pilot program. While the program is aimed at creating a more student-centered and innovative class experience, it is no more conducive to learning... Read more »