The Eyrie

Building a computer is more cost efficient

McKinley Schrader, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As newer games come out with astonishing graphics and higher requirements to play them, it is no surprise that computers have become more expensive in recent years. Most people will buy gaming PCs for prices up in the $3000’s,...

Seasonal Affective Disorder needs awareness

Hannah Holliday, Feature Editor

November 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a disorder diagnosed more and more often every year. According to familydoctor.org, around 6 percent of Americans are already diagnosed, while around 20 percent suffer from a milder form and...

Delayed school start time benefits teens

Megan Stoerman, Business Editor

October 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Many students are left tired and bleary at end of the school day due to an early start time and the copious amounts of schoolwork done through school and at home.  Studies have shown that teens would excel more at school if t...

Mental illness takes toll on high schoolers

Hannah Holliday, Feature Editor

October 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Most people can agree that it is important for people with mental illness to talk about their struggles. Gathering support from others can be an important factor in the recovery process, as isolation can cause mental health symptoms...

Eyrie supports closed bathrooms

Tristan Allen, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2018

Filed under Staff editorial

The bathrooms in the 1100 and 200 halls are locked during Falcon 50 (F50). Locking bathrooms might seem unfair, but does not have a big impact. The administration is locking the two bathrooms so students have a harder time...

4-day school week saves thousands of dollars

Tristan Allen, Editor

September 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Colorado School District 27J, which serves nearly 18,000 students near Denver, made headlines in August when they stopped having school on Mondays, effectively creating a four-day school week. Schools across the country, including...

Bringing technology into classrooms helpful

McKinley Schrader, Reporter

September 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s the 21st century, technology is advancing at an astonishing rate, even allowing people to read books over the internet, yet many schools still hold on to the 15 or 20 pound textbooks. Schools need to ditch the hard copie...

Arming teachers leaves room for many risks

Lauri Hoedl, Opinion Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

After the Parkland shooting, President Donald Trump and others have suggested that arming teachers with guns could be a possible solution. Not only is this suggestion unrealistic, but it is also extremely dangerous with many flaws. By...

Military diversity becoming more restricted

Khadija Ceesay, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On Aug. 25 of last year, President Donald Trump issued a policy concerning transgender persons in the military that has become quite controversial and is still being debated to this day. He later released a tweet stating, “Our...

Summer on a tight schedule?

Madison Bonner, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Filed under Staff editorial

As the school year comes to an end and summer is less than a month away, we have begun to make our summer plans and may have already made most of them. Different people have different plans and priorities during the ...

Arts programs seem to take backseat to sports

Sion Worley, Reporter

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Sports versus the arts, a common debate of popularity. While both draw large crowds and cost quite a bit to run each performance, it is quite clear both from how funding appears to be distributed and the way each program runs,...

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