The Warrior Ledger

Five fairytales you thought you knew

Five fairytales you thought you knew

Sarah Al-Barkawi, Web Editor

October 2, 2018

Fairytales are cherished from childhood until adulthood: from singing along with music, to playing dress up and emotionally crying over happily ever afters. But few know that Disney movies sugarcoated the fairy tales for general enjoyment. Some popular tales that got a more palatable makeover are: ...

Tennis team spikes into new season

Junior, Jessie Marchant partices his serves at the tennis courts located on the East side of the school for an upcoming tennis match

Alida Nesbitt, Reporter

October 2, 2018

As the tennis season is well underway for the men’s team players, many students don’t know a lot about Taylorsville High School’s Men’s Tennis team or tennis itself.  Tennis is a sport that is played worldwide. Each tennis match is made up of two to three sets. Tennis can be an individual gam...

Why students recite the pledge

Students stand in front of a flag, some saluting and some not, to represent the decision students make to either stand and recite the pledge of allegiance or to stand in silence.

Calle Hansen, A & E Editor

May 15, 2018

Every morning at the end of the announcements, students are asked to stand for the pledge. However, not every student recites it or stands up. For some, this is disrespectful, but to others it is their right. Cornell Law School says “The most basic component of freedom of expression is the right...

Missing: my passions–have you seen them?

Missing: my passions--have you seen them?

Payton Wright, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2018

Cliches are cliches for a reason, and with the monstrous ever present ending of  senior year looming over me, (as if I had ever stopped thinking about it in the past twelve years of educational prison), I can’t help but allow it to consume me and devour my sense of being and my sense of passion.

Eating during class a necessity

Eating during class a necessity

Calle Hansen, A & E Editor

May 15, 2018

If there is one thing that we all love to do, it is eating. No matter what you love to do, you can add eating to it. Eating is a necessity to live, and to be happy. Food is important to your ability to pay attention during class. Teenagers have a lot to do in any given day. They have four demanding classes ea...

Modesty truly is the hottest wear

Modesty truly is the hottest wear

Piper Cawley and Lili Rivas

May 15, 2018

Finding the perfect dress for a school dance is a critical decision to make for a girl in high school. There is much debate on whether it is better to show more or less when it comes to high school dances.

Your name has an impact on your life

Your name has an impact on your life

May 15, 2018

People spend an overwhelming amount of time stressing over what to name their child. First names, middle names, possibly even last names are all analyzed and thoroughly thought over. The perfect name needs to be chosen. It’s our names that determine our future, right?

Staff Ed: Bubbly entertainment in the shower

Staff Ed: Bubbly entertainment in the shower

Staff

May 15, 2018

Rub-a-dub-dub, when relaxing in the tub, everyone has their own personal routine or set of jams to use in their precious seven minutes of warm, soapy heaven. And whether it’s admitted or not, most everyone has an intricate song and dance routine, set to the tunes that they would never dream of singing in public.

Tide Pod challenge goes viral

Shelf of Tide Pods readily available at local grocery store.

Pearl Ashton, Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2018

Poison control centers have received over 50,000 calls about laundry packets over the past five years, the majority of those accidents involved children younger than five years old. But according to the American Association of Poison Control Center (AAPCC), 13-19 year olds have been responsible for more than 130 initial exposures since 2016, and over 90 calls have been made about teenagers ingesting Tide Pods in just the past few weeks.

2018 NCAA Tournament

Dallen Cameron, Sports Editor

May 15, 2018

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is a 64-team single elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's basketball. The tournament is known as “March Madness” or “The Big Dance” The Final Four and Championship games were held in San Antonio, Texas. The first round...

Softball Coach Profile: Steve Wooley

Pearl Ashton, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2018

Physics and Botany teacher Steve Woolley is the assistant coach for Taylorsville High Softball team, under the supervision of Coach Hymas. His favorite part of assistant coaching is the relationship he’s made with the athletes, and “seeing them grow into better people and players.” Woolleys fr...

Player Profile: Jessie Marchant

Player Profile: Jessie Marchant

Alexa Blaise Chandler, Photo and Art Editor

May 15, 2018

Junior Jessie Marchant is an active member of the Taylorsville Tennis Team as First Singles and Captain. He has played tennis since he was four and has waited a fairly long time to participate on a high school team. In singles, you are playing one-on-one with another player, with the ultimate goal...

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