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The Process of Training Hearts

The Process of Training Hearts

The Nichols motto states that it strives to “train minds, bodies, and hearts for the work of life.” The academic and athletic departments here take care of the mind and body aspects respectively, but like Mr. Powers said in a recent speech to the school, there is no “heart department.” However, a recent survey, asking […]

Students’ Time Spent on Homework

In a recent survey, students from each grade at The Nichols School stated how much time they spend reading for homework, and how much time they spend doing homework total, as well as which subject they preferred the most. The graph above shows what 60 students, separated by grade, said their favorite class was. The […]

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A Rather Cheesy Topic

What better thing is there to survey teenagers on than the subject of food, specifically pizza? After all, out of the 60 people I surveyed, not a single person said they disliked pizza, which was actually a little bit of a surprise to me. For boys, the most popular type of pizza was by far […]

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Students Strut in Sperry Top-Siders

The dress code in the Nichols Upper School is often a topic of conversation that is debated every school year. One consensus that seems to be agreed on by everyone in the Nichols community is that Sperry Top-Sider shoes are permitted under the dress code guidelines for both male and female students. Sperry Top-Siders seem […]

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Baked Goods Take a Back Seat to Frozen Ones

With report cards coming out soon many Nichols parents are looking for a way to reward their kids for god grades. A sweet treat may be a good option for you and your children. It seems that Nichols students get quite excited over dessert. As I was recording some of my data I couldn’t help […]

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Tim Hortons: A Favorite Amongst Nichols Seniors

The seniors at Nichols School are permitted to leave school during the morning to go and get food from places off campus. After giving a survey to 59 students in the senior class it was determined that the student’s favorite place to get food from is Tim Hortons. Out of these 59 students 42.4 percent […]

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What do Nichols Students Drink at Lunch?

Every day when traveling through the halls of Nichols one will hear the question “what did you eat for lunch today?” but rarely will anyone ever speak about the drink choices. Recently however, I looked into the rarely asked question that is what do Nichols students drink at Lunch? Of all the choices offered at […]

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The Digital Coming of Age

Those of us currently in high school have grown up in an era of increasingly sophisticated personal phones playing larger and larger roles in daily life. Many voices today either celebrate or protest as younger and younger kids are becoming wired. But when in our lives did we first gain access to this technology? Did […]

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Surprise, Surprise! Guys and Girls Disagree

One hundred students (fifty boys and fifty girls) at Nichols School in Buffalo, NY, were surveyed regarding their favorite type of movie. Each student was given five different genres to choose from and had to pick their favorite out of the five. For each category, examples of movies were provided: Action/Thriller (Mission Impossible, The Bourne […]

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Nichols Students with No School Spirit?!

A recent poll shows some shocking results about Nichols Students! The topic of this poll was favorite day of spirit week. 80 students were surveyed, 20 from each grade, and asked what their favorite day of spirit week was: Western day, Hawaiian day, Age day, or green and white day. One would think that after […]

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