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Distance Learning Should Not Imitate In-Person Teaching

Distance Learning Should Not Imitate In-Person Teaching

Sara Ortega, Copy Editor
February 22, 2021

Imagine you are a high school student taking a calculus test at home. You look through the questions and have no clue on how to solve them. However, your best friend excels at math. Would you ask for their...

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Maria Jose Botero and Andrea Cardona (personera) holding up the campaign symbol, plane tickets, promoting Cardonas candidacy pre-elections. Cardona, who recently won the personera elections, created plane tickets as a campaign symbol representing the places she got her ideas from. “I want to make everything better at school according to a better mindset and a more open-minded way of living,” Andrea Cardona, 2020-2021 personera, said.

Fighting for a Better Community From Home

Paula Velasquez, Discoverer Staff Writer
October 2, 2020

Andrea Cardona, the new personera for 2020-2021 of The Columbus School, has various plans for some necessary changes in our school community.  Now that she has won the elections, Cardona plans to start...

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Andrea Ochoa and Emilio Mora

What Are We Really Learning at School?

Andrea Ochoa and Emilio Mora Serani
May 20, 2019

As high school students, sitting in a classroom, looking at the whiteboard, listening to a long lecture, we tend to ask ourselves, why do I need to know this? What’s the purpose? From an outside perspective,...

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Here we can see Benjamin Vergnaud using a pair of Apple Airpods.

Bluetooth Headphones – Apple vs. Bose

Pedro Pablo Uribe , Discoverer Staff Writer
December 12, 2018

Despite to all the stats and critiques in all the different bluetooth headphones, There are two different headphones that stand out from the bunch. The Apple Airpods and the Bose SoundSport Free. Both...

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Avoid summer school, come to recoup days!

Avoid summer school, come to recoup days!

Antonia Gaviria, Discoverer Staff Writer
June 12, 2018

Tic Toc! The year’s ending and all you can hear about is grades, averages and more grades. You’re overworked and all you want to do is leave for summer break, but there’s a catch… you have to recoup...

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Binationals really really soon

How is TCS getting prepared for 2018 binationals?

Santiago Trujillo, Discoverer Staff Writer
June 12, 2018

TCS is preparing for a big challenge by facing the most important tournament of the SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) in the entire year. The second trimester of 2018 will be really busy...

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AP Calculus students playing a soccer video game during the class period.

AP courses shifting focus during last few weeks of school

Tatiana Botero , Discoverer Editor
June 1, 2018

Less demanding routes begin in AP courses at TCS after the highly anticipated exams, and students are now working on more laid back and diverse activities during class time. After almost 10 months...

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Senior Carpool 2018-2019

Alejandro Gomez, Staff Writer
May 22, 2018

Seniors driving to The Columbus School has been an issue of great controversy from the students since the beginning of time, and this year STUCO may be on the verge of finding a revolutionary solution....

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Modern day media sculpting modern day teenagers

Modern day media sculpting modern day teenagers

Tatiana Botero, Discoverer Staff Writer
May 22, 2018

Every book, every movie, every TV show. Everything that flashes through your eyes every second of every day shapes the person you are becoming. The escalating influence media has on modern day society,...

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Exchange into the Real World

Exchange into the Real World

Tatiana Botero , Discoverer Editor
April 9, 2018

Ask any high school senior at this point of the school year: graduation is daunting. Not only does it mean facing the real world outside the flawless crystal bubble that teenagers live in during the first...

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With the Icfes ranking Montessori school is the first school in Medellin.  
(http://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/educacion/mejores-colegios-de-medellin-y-antioquia-segun-icfes-XJ7865606)

English Portion of the Icfes Leaves Students Dumbfounded

Camila Escorcia , Discoverer staff writer
March 23, 2018

The English part of the Pre-icfes left all 11th graders with a headache and completely confused due to the way questions were redacted and how answers were written. Sunday, February 25th, 11th graders,...

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Who’s in our School?

Alejandro Gomez, Staff Writer
March 23, 2018

Limit in access control data in The Columbus School range from student access to guest database issues that don’t allow administration, staff, and security to know who’s walking around our campus and...

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