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Music therapy and how it works

Student Kalia Suapaia is listening to music to calm down at the end of the day.
May 2, 2019

When people say that they go to therapy, we often visualize people sitting in a room and talking but there are other forms of therapy such as: music therapy. The American Music Therapy Association,...

How to start a business while in high school

Photo by Kori Tuttle
May 2, 2019

Most high school students want more cash in their pockets, and so do their parents. These young adults can be seen making minimum wage at a job they hate, which can be necessary; students need to work...

Third quarter causes strife for students

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April 26, 2019

The third quarter is known as the hardest quarter of the year. For many people classes don’t change, and even if they do, it’s not the classes that make it hard. Looking outside, it is depressingly...

Students weigh the worth of college

A student examines where her fellow students are attending college to inform her own opinion as to where she would attend.
April 26, 2019

Some people think that high school students have to go to college in order to get a decent job and provide for themselves while others think that students can still succeed in life without going to college....

School music groups prepare to embark on tour

A group of music students from the 2017-2018 tour stand outside of Universal Studios
April 26, 2019

Concert Choir, band, and orchestra have been preparing themselves for a week-long tour coming up March 26-31. It’s five days of singing and playing their instrument of choice while showing off all of...

Shutdown affects citizens

The United States Capitol during a shutdown
April 26, 2019
The shutdown began on December 21, 2018. It became the longest shutdown in U.S. history on January 12, 2019, when it surpassed 22 days

Teachers strike for more resources and higher pay

A teacher writing a meaningful sentence onto her whiteboard
April 26, 2019

Recently, teachers from across America have been going on strike. Starting with California, expanding to Denver, and rippling to Virginia--educators are demanding higher wages and smaller class sizes....

Measles threaten public health

A hand holding a syringe for vaccines
April 24, 2019

Early January 2019, approximately 33 cases of the measles have been reported in Washington and Oregon, with another 11 suspected. Utah is one of 18 states to allow students to attend schools without...

Age and Political Persuasion

Students are having a political discussion.
October 6, 2018
A young man walks up to an older man who works in a fabrication shop. The young man asks why the older man believes what he does. He said that in the many years he’s worked he has figured out that you can't get something for nothing and that it all comes from someone. The young man replies that he understands but that means that he will have to pay for education and that he still deserves an education and that school, for example, should be free. But how does this story relate to politics?

Female Role in Battlefield V Causes Controversy

Recent ad for Battlefield V in Xbox store.
October 6, 2018
Battlefield V, coming out November 20th, has been long awaited. However, it is going to be slightly different than the rest of the games in the series. Instead of playing as Sergeant Daniel Recker in the campaign, you now get to play as a woman. This has sparked a conflict within the gaming community and Battlefield’s vast fanbase.

Staff Ed: Standards-Based Grading

Staff Ed: Standards-Based Grading
October 6, 2018
Rumor has it that the Granite School District is attempting to integrate standards-based grading in all of their schools. Taylorsville High School Principal, Mrs. Liddell said, currently a number of elementary schools and junior highs have already taken that leap and several teachers at Taylorsville High School are trying it out.

Take a chill pill–or rather, a chill pass

Take a chill pill--or rather, a chill pass
October 2, 2018

According to an article by Katie Hurley, an adolescent psychotherapist on how to accommodate for anxious students in school, “anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States,...

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