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Ground Control: Grade problems and some complaints

Dear Ground Control, All through my freshman year I knew that I was having a really hard time. My grades were slowly dropping and I was too terrified to tell anybody about it so I lied to my friends about my grades. The same thing is happening [...]

Homecoming and dealing with the introverts

With less than a week left until Homecoming, I’m too scared to ask someone and I don’t think anyone will ask me. What should I do?   Dateless and Desperate     Dear Dateless,   Man up: pick up the remote, turn off [...]

Snark Attack: Dress Code Enforcement

The dress code was instituted to “promote a professional culture at RAHS,” but the enforcement has become so unpredictable it might be safer to just wear no clothes at all.  I have seen students dress-coded by certain teachers when they [...]

Snark Attack Volume 7 Issue 1

Some aviation-related names along the way are an inevitable part of attending Raisbeck Aviation High School, but it’s time we talk about the aviation overkill. The abstract airfoil shape of the building and the matching light fixtures in the [...]

Ground Control Volume 7 Issue 2

There’s this girl I really like, but I don’t really understand the signals I’m getting. Is she flirting with me? Does she hate me? I don’t know. -Confused and Lonely Dear Confused and Lonely, Well, if this is an example of your communication [...]

Ground Control June 2015

Yo Ground Control!   I have a beef with someone at our school, and I want to know how I can get even with them without getting in trouble. Any advice?   From, Payback Patrick.   Payback Patrick!   I am pretty sure that I [...]

Snark Attack June 2015

I think that every single person in this school has had a problem with people in the hallway. Every time there’s a passing period, it’s like the entire school decides to act like an urban thoroughfare for five minutes. Loud, crowded, sometimes [...]

Summer Dare 2015

I DARE YOU TO… participate in Raisbeck Aviation High Schools 4th Annual SUMMER DARE CONTEST!   The group or individual who submits a photo album or video scrapbook winning the most points gets a pizza party for up to 6 people, including [...]

Ground Control April 2015

Dear Ground Control, I have a problem. I have a friend, well I thought he was a friend, who is just becoming more a jerk. He is ignoring me more now, and I feel as if I am just there as a background person who he talks with as a last option. [...]

Habit-forming drink captivates Noitaiva population

  It’s 8:45 a.m. in the feeding chamber of the temple of learning. Crowds of tribesmen cluster around tables, shouting greetings to incoming compatriots, and laughing raucously. Low-fidelity mating chants are being blasted from memory boxes [...]

Ground Control April 2015

Question Dear Ground Control, How do I balance spending time with my friends in the midst of the craziest time of year? Sincerely, ”No Life Nerd”   Response Dear “No Life Nerd,” As you know, life here is kind of terrifying. I mean, [...]