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Schools should work to help struggling teens

Kayla Balcom, Reporter

March 2, 2018

A mental health crisis is worsening in schools everywhere, and not enough is being done to stop it. Students are finding themselves struggling with mental illness and thoughts of suicide, wanting help, but not knowing how to...

Students could benefit from math help center

Megan Stoerman, Reporter

March 2, 2018

Math is a subject that most students either tend to love or hate. The school has a much loved Writing Center run by Marci and Marc Gibbens, English teachers and Writing Center founders. The Writing Center is a place where students...

Logan Paul’s controversy offends audience

Delaney Garrelts, Reporter

March 2, 2018

In the past few years, there have been multiple controversies within the YouTube community, and Logan Paul may have created the largest and most horrifying atrocity yet, with no sign of stopping his offensive behavior. Recently,...

Minority groups face prejudice

Delaney Garrelts, Reporter

March 2, 2018

It’s easy to think that in todays society, there is no more hatred between races, sexualities, or religious beliefs. The fact is, however, that while it may be hard to spot as someone in the majority, there is still racism,...

Hawaii false alarm was irresponsible; new system should be put in place

Kali Ray, Reporter

February 6, 2018

Hawaii started off 2018 with the scare of their lives. On Jan. 13, residents of the island were notified via their cell phones of an imminent ballistic missile attack. There was no missile, however, as the alert was a mistake....

Stronger gun control provides social benefits

Khadija Ceesay, Reporter

January 19, 2018

As times are changing and the world becomes more chaotic, there needs to be a better way for us to cope with gun violence. People would feel safer in public areas with stronger gun control laws. With 57,860 reported deaths...

Net neutrality repeal causes wide controversy

Delaney Garrelts, Reporter

January 19, 2018

The FCC recently repealed one of the most important set of guidelines of this generation, net neutrality. Getting rid of these rules will bring complete chaos and completely rewire the way Americans use the internet today. Net...

WPA changes in the near future?

Willow Vaughn, Reporter

January 19, 2018

WPA also known as the Sadie Hawkins dance has always been the formal dance that some students look forward to at the start of second semester; however, rumors have spread about the formal changing. This is the one dance that...

Obama Care extension is necessary for nation

Kali Ray, Reporter

December 1, 2017

Republicans and Democrats are working together in the Senate to create a short term solution concerning health care, and the only one who could ruin it, is Donald J. Trump. The scary part is, he may intend to. However, no one...

Seminar/advisory change part of district plan

Sion Worley, Reporter

December 1, 2017

This school year brought about many changes to schedules across the district. Changes done specifically to seminar and the addition of advisory have stirred up controversy and confusion in the student body. Seminar was moved...

Trump’s reacts inadequately to fallen soldier

Tristan Allen, Reporter

December 1, 2017

President Donald Trump called family members of a fallen soldier last October to express his sympathy and pay his respects, but according to several sources on the other end of the call, Trump did not do that. This incident is...

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