Author: The Editorial Board

Opinion

Walpole High School Administration Should Reconsider the Decision to Cancel School Dances

Principal Stephen Imbusch recently made the decision to cancel all school sponsored dances at Walpole High School, excluding the Freshman Semi-formal and Prom. The decision gained national attention from The Wall Street Journal as well as localized recognition from The Walpole Times, The Boston Globe, Fox 25 and CBS Boston. […]

Opinion

Should Students Use Personal Laptops in Class?

In recent years, technology has taken over classrooms throughout Massachusetts, with laptops and online textbooks supplementing or even replacing traditional notebooks and paperbacks. Ann Arpin, director of technology integration for Walpole Public Schools, highlighted this technological reality when she said that “chromebooks will become what the pencil is.” While students […]

The above graphic juxtaposes a picture from the 1979 Walpole High School Yearbook with a picture of many students from the Class of 2015 in front of the neighbor's flag (Photo/ Ashley Levya).
Opinion

Heritage or Hate: Walpole’s Community Must Unite to Expel the Confederate Flag Association from the Rebel Name

By the Editorial Board  On August 27, 2015, the Walpole School Committee unanimously voted to permanently fly a Walpole banner over the burning red Confederate flag that hangs by Turco Field. The banner, which hides the flag if one stands at a certain angle, was previously only raised during varsity […]