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Thanksgiving: the forgotten holiday

Thanksgiving: the forgotten holiday

Serina Taylor, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Every year as Thanksgiving approaches there seems to be less and less talk on the holiday. All over the news and around stores there are signs of Halloween, Black Friday sales, and Christmas, but little to no signs of Thanksgiving. Though there is no official data that has been collected or observed, it appe...

How to cope with self doubt as a teen

How to cope with self doubt as a teen

Taylor S. Fischbeck, Editor

November 7, 2019

Believing that you can’t do something impacts a person immensely. This self-doubt can make it hard to succeed in school or life and we need to be able to cope with it. This can be hard but there are ways to cope with self-doubt. But, first, you might want to know what self-doubt feels like. Junio...

Do schools prepare students to handle adult life

Do schools prepare students to handle adult life

Andrew J. Tidwell, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Are where we go to learn how to function in society but do they teach us skills we will use after were out? Let’s see what people think about this. Some people think that schools are lacking in teaching us everything we need to know to be prepared after high school. And others feel like the schools...

Different views on police officers

Different views on police officers

Ciera Martin, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Imagine saving people's lives, how would you feel? Imagine seeing things that aren’t seen by many people. If you were a police officer, imagine all the eyes focused on you for help and direction. Imagine being the kid of an officer, I'm sure you would worry about your parent day in and day out. YOU...

Motivation

Motivation

Piper Cawley and Sarah Al-Barkawi

May 2, 2019

Everyone knows the feeling of not wanting to get out of bed, maybe you’re dragging yourself to work or school everyday. When you don’t want do any of these you’re automatically called lazy but is that really the case? Or is it because you lack motivation? Ah yes, the cruel word that starts with an ‘M’ may seem to drive people up the wall and make people cry but, what exactly is motivation?

Students strive for job satisfaction

Students strive for job satisfaction

Elizabeth Bodily, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Jobs have been around for ages and people have debated over whether to get a job that makes more than enough money to support one’s self and future family or love what they do but be living paycheck to paycheck. There are benefits that come with both types of jobs, but what’s best for somebody’s ...

The Benefits of Extracurricular

The Benefits of Extracurricular

David Godoy, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Extracurricular activities are found throughout high school in many different forms. They can be theater, debate, journalism, sports, clubs, student council, and other social events. Extracurriculars are defined by Merriam-Webster as “not falling within the scope of a regular curriculum.” These a...

Snarknado: height stereotypes over-exaggerated

Snarknado: height stereotypes over-exaggerated

Rayven Cann, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019

Weather?! Do you want to know how the weather is down here?! It’s freaking cold so move out of the sun’s way you towering giant!    But really. We get it we’re smaller than you, trust us, we have eyes. But please, go ahead and continue joking about our height. I mean, really, does your ego ha...

History is rewritten for white comfort

History is rewritten for white comfort

Hillary Teixeira, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr and Rosa Parks are irrefutably the faces of the American Civil Rights Movement. Despite their prominent role in elementary and high school education, the history of these well-known activists are whitewashed and shaped according to the comfort of white Americans. Contrary to po...

STAFF ED: arming teachers for school protection

STAFF ED: arming teachers for school protection

Audrey Helm, Editor-In-Chief

April 26, 2019

Two weeks ago, we went over the procedures in place in case someone who poses an imminent danger gets into the school. We practiced locking the doors, turning the lights off, and huddling in a corner least accessible by doors or windows, and waiting. If an active shooter ever gets into the school, there is little ...

What it means to be Butch

What it means to be Butch

Lindsay Cook, A&E Editor

April 26, 2019

The LGBTQ+ community has many slang terms for the various identities within the community, which encompass sexuality and gender identity. These terms are most frequently used to denote an individual’s sexual orientation and physical presentation. A butch, for example, is a lesbian who dresses and pr...

The truth about vegetarianism

The truth about vegetarianism

Kori Tuttle, Reporter

April 24, 2019

According to Vegetarian Times, 7.3 million people in the United States choose not to consume meat, and 1.6 million choose not to use or consume any animal products at all. These animal products can include silk, certain makeup brands, honey, and marshmallows.  The vegan lifestyle is more than what mea...

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