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High school fame molds into tradegy

High school fame molds into tradegy

Allen Sickler, Reporter
April 6, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Are you one of the kids who don't play a sport or gets the most favorites on Twitter? You only really get recognition by people if you play a sport or are a popular kid but what about the kids who don't care about popularity and don't have a care in the world for sports? What things do they like doing ...

Cellular devices seize control

Cellular devices seize control

Daisy Fullerton, Reporter
April 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion

When phones turn on, the world shuts off. Cell Phones are becoming a bigger distraction every year for students. Social media distracts them  from schoolwork and lessons. If the student has headphones in, the music is drowning out what the teacher is trying to tell them. It’s not only the st...

SNARKNADO: Teachers in the wild

SNARKNADO: Teachers in the wild

Keely Valdez, Assistant Editor
March 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion

A trip to the store, something that seems harmless, ends up being one of the most critical situations causing a near-death experience. Everytime you drive, what would be casually glancing at the other car stopped, could be dangerous for the social life the student may have.  Going out for coffee wi...

Fine Arts classes craft stress-relieving environment

Fine Arts classes craft stress-relieving environment

Mckayla Philbrick, Reporter
March 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion

It’s possible that theater, choir and dance make an impact on students’ lives. It’s helping by “reducing student dropout, raising student attendance, developing better team players… improving greater student dignity” said Bob Bryant in an article discussing the importance of fine art. In ...

Teachers face disruption with students

Jarod DeSpain, Reporter
March 1, 2016
Filed under Opinion

 Teacher disrespect is a reoccurring issue. Students that aren’t listening to the teacher, don’t do the work, openly call out the teacher and talk to other students while the teacher is in the front teaching. Whole groups or even the entire class will cause consistent issues for the teacher in the c...

Rebellious tendencies in teenagers

Rebellious tendencies in teenagers

Lydia Flores, Assistant Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Opinion

If individuals were to Google "teenagers," one might find a song by My Chemical Romance, a Wikipedia article entitled "adolescence," and an infinite amount of articles detailing the horrors of teenage rebellion. After navigating countless pages of psychological articles and advice from anxious parents...

Students celebrate social media world but fail to hit their textbooks

Students celebrate social media world but fail to hit their textbooks

Makayla Ellis, Reporter
February 17, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Our life outside of school can get wild but how does that life affect us when we bring it into the classroom? We are exposed to a variety of content on social media and in some cases it can reflect negatively. For students it becomes hard to concentrate in school and social media is part of the proble...

Staff Editorial: Valentine’s Day impacts self worth

Staff Editorial: Valentine’s Day impacts self worth

February 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

  On February 14th, social media users anxiously typed, tweeted, and texted about their multifarious Valentine’s celebrations. Ranging from “Netflix and Chill” to “Netflix and Loneliness,” student posts showed a wide range of activities. Unfortunately, amongst the love and the doves co...

Teachers face disruption with students

Teachers face disruption with students

Jarod Despain, Reporter
February 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Teacher disrespect is a reoccurring issue. Students that aren’t listening to the teacher, don’t do the work, openly call out the teacher and talk to other students while the teacher is in the front teaching. Whole groups or even the entire class will cause consistent issues for the teacher in the...

Anybody can get money

Anybody can get money

Xylina Session, Editor-in-Chief
February 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

“Welcome to the College Board's Scholarship Search! Find scholarships, other financial aid and internships from more than 2,200 programs, totaling nearly $6 billion.” Euphoria is born. Unfortunately, according to the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), roughly...

Utah isn’t vain but the people are

Utah isn’t vain but the people are

Hollie Link, Assistant Editor
January 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion

When you think of Utah what do you think of? Church groups, Arches national park, spectacular skiing? Whatever it may be, it probably isn’t the fact that Utah has one of the highest rates of people going under the knife and getting plastic surgery. Does this make Utah the vainest state? Health professionals...

The school ain’t big enough for the two of us

Keely Valdez, Assistant Editor
January 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

As the older sibling, there are responsibilities as to how to care for the younger sibling. “Watch out for them.” “Make sure they are safe.” “Don’t teach them that.” “Make sure they eat their lunch.” The classic worries of parents as students are heading out the door for their first...

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