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Tips for Testing: How to score your best

Sydney Keyes

May 30, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Starting as early as elementary school, we are all faced with testing. The tests may not mean much at first, such as a simple ten word spelling test in first grade, but eventually you will have finals and midterms and even the...

Music Theory Students Hardly Recognized at Annual Composition Concert

Angela Russell, Maroon Tribune Reporter

May 10, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Every year, Monument’s Music Theory 2 class puts on a performance known as the Composition Concert. This concert, however, is different than other musical concerts in our school because the students create the music. These students...

Study Abroad: It can change your life

Sarah Benedict, Reporter

May 7, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Many people dream about traveling the world and experiencing all sorts of new adventures when they finish school and officially become an adult. However, why should you have to wait that long? A lot of high school and colleg...

How To Do a Job Interview: You can look like a pro!

Angela Russell, Maroon Tribune Reporter

April 30, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s your first job interview and you’re extremely nervous.  You didn't know what to wear or what to bring, and now you’re sitting in front of your potential boss, staring at your lap. “Tell me about yourself,” he asks,...

Tardiness policy is flawed: Administration lacks consistency with punishment for tardies

Hannah Rolf, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 13, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

This year at Monument Mountain has brought a new enforcement of the tardiness policy - or lack of enforcement, as the case may be.  Although the administration has been very strict about tardiness, this policy lacks consistency...

Greek Life: The Horrors of Hazing

Shea Caligari, columnist

November 30, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, What's The Word? The Maroon Tribune's Premiere Entertainment Column

The terms "fraternity" and "sorority" are derived from the Latin words frater and soror meaning “brother” and “sister.” Social organizations were made in colleges under these names to create strong bonds between undergraduates....

Do Hours of Community Service Really Add to Your College Application?

Sydney Keyes, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 4, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

  The average high school student is extremely busy. Between sports and grades there are not enough hours of sleep being obtained; throw in an after school job, or drivers Ed and there is no denying we do not get enough...

Two-Bit Politics: How Monument Students Choose Political Positions

Alfred Brewer, Maroon Tribune Reporter

May 15, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Everyone knows that Monument - like other schools in the state - is a very liberal, democratic school. So when surveying students and faculty members on their political leanings, I did not expect to find anything shocking, and...

Dr. Dillon Makes Progress Towards Positive Change

Ian Akers, Maroon Tribune Reporter

March 26, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Achieving the highest degree of education, Dr. Dillon is  on track to becoming a memorable superintendent. Luckily for Berkshire Hills, we have been blessed to have Dr. Dillon as our own. Notorious for being a tenacious teacher, Dil...

Celebrating the Spirit and News of Monument Mountain