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Plastic planet

Viktoria Panayotova, Reporter

October 16, 2018

Filed under Editorial

Do you think about the environment every day? When you see trash on the ground, do you grab it and throw it away? If the answer is no, you should be concerned. You may wonder why you should be concerned about the environment...

While Students Are Not Fond Of Keystones, The Modified Schedule Worked Well

Autumn Smith, Reporter

May 25, 2018

Filed under Editorial

On May 14-17, and May 21-22, the school implemented a schedule to account for the Keystone testing occurring during the first two hours of the day. The schedule started with homeroom, then students not taking the Keystones...

Bias in the Media

Adam Steiner, Editor-in-Cheif

May 14, 2018

Filed under Editorial

As we progress through the twenty-first century, news media continues to become more and more biased, and because of it, it is becoming more and more difficult for Americans to be able to develop their own opinions. There a...

Test Corrections are the Answer to Better Grades

Adam Steiner, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018

Filed under Editorial

The old method of testing is not working; giving students a test (which some undoubtedly fail), and then not going over the content on it again afterwards helps no one; if student didn’t know it when they took the test, the...

The Detriments of a Two Party Political System

Adam Steiner, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018

Filed under Editorial

The United States political system operates based on two primary parties, which vie back and forth for power; however, having only two of these parties instead of a vast multitude of them is detrimental to the political health of the ...

Do Your Laundry, Not the Tide POD Challenge

Adam Steiner, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2018

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Tide PODS are meant for doing the laundry, NOT for eating. Most people clearly understood this concept until late December of 2017, when the Tide PODS “challenge” came about and brought with it a large number of calls to t...

Hughes Makes the Right Call

Michael Zabkowski, Reporter

January 19, 2018

Filed under Editorial

As most people here know, this year, we have a new superintendent, Jeffery Hughes.  However, I believe that most of the younger students in the district probably do not know all of the responsibilities of the Superintendent. ...

Protecting LGBT+ Students

Autumn Smith, Reporter

December 14, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgenders, and Plus (LGBT+) students are often the targets of harassment and verbal or physical assault in high schools around the country, and our school is no different; LGBT+ students are often teased...

Has Homework Taken Over?

Hannasy Sledge, Reporter

December 12, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Homework isn’t the main point of your schooling career; as such, it should only be a small portion of your journey along the way. The purpose of homework is to help reinforce what was taught in class that day and to sometime...

Power 45 Empowers the Whole School

Hannasy Sledge, Reporter

December 11, 2017

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Power 45 sounds more like a fitness program than an academic period, but I’ve found it very helpful. The Power 45 in the high school is very helpful to many students each week. The support period is 45 minutes added ont...

Station Rotation and AB Scheduling: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

Adam Steiner, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Principal Jon Horton of the intermediate building and the middle school has moved both buildings to a hybrid teaching style; he has also moved the middle school to an AB style schedule as of the 2016-2017 school year. AB sc...

Outstanding Start to the Year for Football

Michael Zabkowski, Reporter

September 22, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Sports

The Varsity football team is doing really well for the first time in a long time. Even though they have only played three games so far, the team has won two games and lost only one. Compared to previous years, this is a great...

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