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Dress code: a travel through time

Dress code: a travel through time

Gabi Dufrenne, Reporter

October 21, 2019

Over the past few years there has been a massive increase in stories about students getting dress coded. This includes girls not being admitted into school dances or being forced to change into a shame suit for having clothes that are “too revealing” for the school’s standards. But how did dress...

Music therapy and how it works

Music therapy and how it works

Taylor Fischbeck, Reporter

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, or AMTA, said, “Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a th...

How to start a business while in high school

How to start a business while in high school

Kori Tuttle, Reporter

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 a job like that at some point in their life. But there are other ways to make a little money on the side, to ...

Third quarter causes strife for students

Third quarter causes strife for students

Callé Hansen, Opinion Editor

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 cold and dark, and the holiday break is over, leaving students to suffer on till spring break. Fo...

Students weigh the worth of college

Students weigh the worth of college

Adalyn Baddley, Reporter

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. Then there are all the opinions in between. There seem to be way too many people that, while...

School music groups prepare to embark on tour

School music groups prepare to embark on tour

Samantha LaMont, Reporter

April 26, 2019

“The heart of the choir this year is awesome. I can put anything in front of them and they can accomplish it. They have made such improvement and I think they will do very well in Festival and on Tour.”

Ocasio-Cortez proposes Green New Deal

Ocasio-Cortez proposes Green New Deal

Lindsay Cook, A&E Editor

April 26, 2019

New York’s 14th District Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has sent shockwaves through the House and Senate following the release of her Green New Deal. The Green New Deal, proposed on February 7th on the House floor, is a commitment to a series of investments in “clean” energy with the ...

Shutdown affects citizens

Shutdown affects citizens

Allyson Royall, Reporter

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

Students shed light on what it means to be non-binary

Students shed light on what it means to be non-binary

Jordan Harvey and Lia Lynn

April 26, 2019

The non-binary gender identity is not common knowledge, but more and more people are identifying with it, and as of 2016, those who identify as non-binary make up about 25-35% of the transgender population. Studies show that about 700,000 to 1,000,000 people make up the transgender community, leavin...

The image that social media has on students

The image that social media has on students

Paige Smith, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Social Media is part of every student’s life, whether they have an account or not. In a survey of 130 randomly selected students, 94% voted that society is addicted to social media. Yet only 38% felt they personally are addicted to social media. 83% of these students voted that they have more than ...

The conversion therapy bill

The conversion therapy bill

Cameron Bessette, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Conversion or reparative therapy is a treatment that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. It is considered a pseudoscientific practice. A pseudoscience is a practice that claims to be scientific and factual but lacks support from most scientists. Conversion therapy uses a v...

Teachers strike for more resources and higher pay

Teachers strike for more resources and higher pay

Sierra Yost, Photo Editor

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. Some states are just considering walking the picket line, but others have already taken action and g...

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