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Are SPA planners really worth it?

Ms. Armstrong using her SPA provided planner. 
Photo Credits: Tana Ososki

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

December 13, 2018

With the availability of assignments on Veracross or other electronic planning tools, do students need printed planners anymore?

4 apps that will help you thrive this school year

Moment, Lumosity, Bedtime, and Evernote are all perfect apps for staying organized and prepared for the rest of the school year.

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 17, 2018

Boost your productivity with apps to regulate phone use and improve mental health and sleep schedule.

DIY study spaces offer organization in a busy school year

Follow these tips for a more organized study space

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

September 26, 2017

A month into the 2017-2018 school year, school supplies start to get disorganized. Keep study spaces neat with these DIY organization tips.

End of the quarter provides an opportunity to shift time management

A simple change of using free periods and tutorial could drastically improve a student's GPA and understanding.

Jasper Green, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Students should strive to utilize free periods so that more time is created for academic activities.

Students offer tips to stay organized

Students offer tips and advice to help stay organized.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Chief Visual Editor

September 29, 2014

With the school year well underway, students' clutter and stress have a tendency to pile up.  Binders, notebooks, lockers, and computer files all slowly fall into disrepair. It is important to take the time to get organized. Students share their personal advice on how to make everyday school life...

Students work to stay organized

Junior Em Prozinski  shows how she organizes her notes from the classes that haven’t gone paperless. Prozinski hopes that teachers go paperless because it is easier to keep track of multiple assignments. “I have a [folder] pocket for each class,” Prozinski said.

Ali Duval, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

Papers stuffed in backpacks, folders falling apart, pencil bags unzipped. As the year progresses, students get gradually and gradually less organized. More quizzes and homework assignments to store, more complex notes to keep. Everything just becomes a mess. Keeping organized throughout the year is...