Spotlight

YA literature needs more representation

Considering that it’s National Novel Writing Month, or, “Nanowrimo,” now is a good time to sit down and analyze the current trends and tendencies of mainstream writers. There is a shocking lack of diversity...

New Teacher Profile: Bridget Colleran

The Crier is conducting interviews to get to know the new teachers at Conant. This week, the Crier is featuring teacher Bridget Colleran. Crier: What is your favorite thing about teaching at Conant? Colleran:...

QUIZ: What candy are you?

This article has been co-written by Maria Ahmed and Morgan James. It’s Halloween! Every year, kids go trick-or-treating and receive buckets of candy. Take this quiz to find out which favorite Halloween candy you...

Changes to the AP program

  The College Board and District 211 made changes to the Advanced Placement (AP) program at the end of the 2018-2019 school year, resulting in mixed opinions from students and teachers. The AP program,...

New Teacher Profile: Grace Gibbs

The Crier is conducting interviews to get to know the new teachers at Conant. This week, we’re featuring English teacher Grace Gibbs.   Crier: What is your favorite thing about teaching at Conant? Gibbs:...