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How to begin preparation for the AP testing going on throughout May

How to begin preparation for the AP testing going on throughout May

Payton Wright, Reporter

April 18, 2016


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Advanced Placement testing.  $91+ of death.  Is there any way to prepare for it?  Don’t lose hope, of course there is. There are endless sources to help with studying.  Sites like Quizlet.com and StudyBlue.com are helpful, free, and have most subjects with the matching vocabulary.  Be wary though, these websites are s...

Technology use limits social ties

Technology use limits social ties

Sierra Bryant, Reporter

April 16, 2016


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Imagine getting home from school early ten years or so ago. It’s bright and sunny, the only thing on most kid’s minds back then was finishing homework so they could go outside and play with their friends. Now fast forward to the present, what is seen outside is not the same as it used to be; ther...

Goodbye to childhood, hello to freedom

Goodbye to childhood, hello to freedom

Hannah Anderson, Reporter

April 15, 2016


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Living in your parents’ basement until you’re 30 years old, to many students, that sounds like a death sentence.  Turning 18 can grant many freedoms including becoming an adult.  The other extreme for many is to move out as soon as they are 18, but it bears its own set of risks.  A question that...

Local city business founded on charm

Local city business founded on charm

Lydia Flores, Assistant Editor

April 15, 2016


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“We shop local.” Such a statement inspires images of collared-shirt-hipsters and lifestyles unfettered by capitalistic perusal. Though often presented with a side of hashtags, the phenomenon of local businesses impacts the community in ways that exceed the average person’s comprehension. C...

Anxiety leaves kids speechless

Anxiety leaves kids speechless

Jayden Hickenlooper, Reporter

April 14, 2016


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Taking shyness to new extremes, selective mutism is an anxiety disorder impairing the ability to speak in certain situations. While a selectively mute child can spew words like a garden hose at home, they might not say a word in classroom settings, or around new people. According to the Selective Mutism Center, se...

Elections get Trumped and it’s Hillaryous

Elections get Trumped and it’s Hillaryous

Aaron Escalante, Guest Writer

April 10, 2016


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With the presidential primaries getting closer to the end, it becomes even more important for the citizens of the United States of America to inform themselves of the candidates positions because it’s all a matter of time voting booths open up. At the moment, those currently in the lead from both parties in ...

Community is strengthened by the Humanity class project

Community is strengthened by the Humanity class project

Xylina Session, Editor-in-chief

April 8, 2016


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Humanities students’ most recent project included goals oriented around strengthening the community through active service and creativity. Guidelines set from the departments’ teachers, Stephanie Floch, Rob Eberly and Levi Negley included relatively loose structure for the assignment: target a pr...

Spirit Week garnishes school enthusiasm

Spirit Week garnishes school enthusiasm

Arianna Faamausili, Reporter

March 30, 2016


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The reason to have Spirit Week is to help create a more involved student body in the events of the school and to bring unity within each class. Our student body officers have come up with a theme for spirit week which is Cinema Week. “We pretty much got together and threw up a whole bunch of ide...

Student Spotlight: Jalissa Cloward

Student Spotlight: Jalissa Cloward

Lydia Flores, Assistant Editor

March 4, 2016


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Starting in the margins of a class notebook, doodles transformed into designs and crafted the life of high school senior, Jalissa Cloward. As the current FCCLA president and a returning member of the Fashion Institute, Cloward seamlessly seizes every high school opportunity afforded to her. Cloward mas...

Job harrassment reality

Job harrassment reality

Nicole Gomez, Reporter

March 4, 2016


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Flirting is something that is done all the time whether it’s done jokingly with overly batting eyelashes or outright with sly smiles and cheeky winks. Humans flirt with everyone and anyone, a sharp tongued remark answered by a quick quip is seen as amusing. Like Edith Wharton said in the novel, The Ag...

Granite art night unleashes talent

Granite art night unleashes talent

Megan Breneman, Assistant Editor

March 1, 2016


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Anticipation, excitement, determination, confidence, stress… these are just some of the emotions that rush through almost anyone when there’s a competition in front of them. At Granite Art Night Live this is what happens with the contestants as much as any other competitor. “I didn’t have backgrou...

High school relationship turns into CSI plot

High school relationship turns into CSI plot

Hollie Link, Assistant Editor

March 1, 2016


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While watching TV there always seems to be a gunshot, sexual violence, or some form of bullying. All the bad things keep the audience entertain and deliver a more complex story line. However, there are situations that come off of the screen and happen in real life. No acts of violence should conform...

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