The Rebellion

“FLAN” excites in its exploration of foreign languages and cultures

Rebecca Horan

June 1, 2009

This year's Foreign Language Awards Night, held May 20, was quite a success, featuring numerous cultural performances and recognition for Walpole High's talented language students. Mandarin, German, Latin, French, and Spanish...

Rebel mascot and flag do not belong in Walpole

Sam Obar

April 30, 2009

In January, America inaugurated its first African American president.  For many people across America, the racial barriers had finally fallen, and the stains of the decades-long era when thousands of blacks were prevented from...

Student of the Month nominations need to change

Kathryn Russo

April 13, 2009

 Student of the Month By: Kathryn Russo Class of 2011             The student of month requires possession of certain qualities such as initiative, leadership, commitment, responsibility, enthusiasm and originali...

The Popular Perception of Cheerleading Proven Wrong

Sabrina Dorronsoro

March 31, 2009

This year our beloved Rebel Football Team went on to the super bowl ending a perfect season with an easy win over Mansfield.  Alongside them through their whole journey was a Walpole sports team that is often overlooked: T...

Walpole GPI killing students’ GPA

Adam Riegel

February 27, 2009

  With many seniors beginning to hear back from their hopeful future universities, those who are rejected or deffered might look in retrospect and wonder what they could have done better. Maybe they could have taken harder classes,...

Overexposure of Obama compromises presidency

Alex Barmakian

February 2, 2009

Over the past 50 years, the United States has chosen to appoint two of the most controversial men in political history. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, senator of Massachusetts and 35th president, and Barack Obama, senator of Illinois...

Superintendent Calls For Unnecessary “Snow Day”

Sam Obar

December 23, 2008

On Friday, the Walpole Public Schools experienced a "snow day." It was called at about midday on Thursday by School Superintendent Lincoln Lynch who felt more than 24 hours before the fact that it was necessary to keep student...

MIAA should leave room for leniency

Ryan O'Keefe

December 15, 2008

  The last few days have been very hectic for the Division 2 teams from Mansfield and Bishop Feehan.  Word broke out on December 1 that Mansfield would have to forfeit its game against Bishop Feehan that was to take place the...

Outdated graduation requirements limits students

Matt Carney

November 20, 2008

  Walpole High School’s graduation requirements are outdated with respect to ever-changing modern times. Years of study for many of the major subjects - like the Foreign Language and the Unified Arts - fall behind the standards...

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