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Free Food For ALL

Free Food For ALL

Elizabeth Freeman, Editor-In-Chief

January 17, 2019

It is common knowledge that certain students get free cafeteria breakfast and lunch based on their families income. While this is money put towards a good cause, whether or not a student is served free food from the cafeteria should not be based on the income of each family. All students should be allowed free cafeteri...

SAT Do’s and Don’ts

Imahn McAlister, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

Taken by Courtesy photo by: 123rf.com Do use process of elimination Get rid of as many wrong answers as you can. Wrong answers are easier to find. Don’t rush Even though your on a timer, take your time. It’s better to have right answers with a few blanks than to complete the test and have a lot ...

The Bewildering Mess That Is Life

The Bewildering Mess That Is Life

Caitlin Gorbett, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

When people ask me what I want to do with my life, my immediate response is a shrug. I have always been generally confused by everything concerning the future, but a career is probably the one shrouded in the most uncertainty.   Everyone around me seems to know what they want to do with their...

Is the STAAR needed?

Carter De Los Santos, staff writer

December 7, 2018

A lot of students always stress about the STAAR test saying that they have to study or they have to stay in class during lunch or power hour. The school should continue to offer STAAR tests because it prepares us for the future. The STAAR test is needed to make sure we know we're ready for t...

The future is uncertain

Carter De Los Santos, Staff writer

November 30, 2018

The future is uncertain and isn’t truly set in stone for some people. Some tend to think that they’ll do one career for their whole life. This, however, is not always the case. A lot of things can happen over the years, maybe someone might get bored with the career that they dedicated their liv...

What makes a film watchable/good?

Carter De Los Santos, Staff writer

November 30, 2018

When a film doesn't do good people try to figure out “What went wrong?” or “Who’s to blame for this dumpster fire?”. They say it’s the acting, the writing, or the cinematography. Though some of it might be true, for me a least these examples can be forgiven if there’s something of substance. Let me explai...

Relieving Stress Through Preparedness

Relieving Stress Through Preparedness

Elizabeth Freeman, Editor-In-Chief

November 28, 2018

High school can be stressful. The pressure of getting ready for college no longer waits till senior year. Instead, it starts before day one of freshman year when schedules are made. A big deciding factor of what extra-curricular classes a student takes is based on their chosen endorsement. Between all...

The Red Eyed Monster

Imahn McAlister, Staff Writter

November 14, 2018

Taken by courtesy photo by: mrol.deviantart.com One person, one argument, one word and suddenly all that can be seen is red. Heart’s start racing as and  breaths come in quick huffs and puffs. Muscles tighten in anticipation. Hand’s subconsciously balls into a fist. Mind’s start racing, vain...

6 Reasons to Vote on November 6th

6 Reasons to Vote on November 6th

Morgan Gage, Senior Editor

November 6, 2018

The idea that individual votes don’t count is a dangerous thought. 60% of those eligible to vote don’t turn out to the polls. While one vote might not make a difference, the collective vote of the millions who say their vote doesn’t matter is more than a drop in the pond-- It could shift t...

Pediatric Cancer Awareness

Pediatric  Cancer Awareness

Lelia Edmonson, staff writer

September 21, 2018

As the leaves begin to fall off the trees, around 15,000 kids have to watch them from a hospital window. September is pediatric cancer month, but the majority of the population knows little to none about this topic. Pediatric cancer is a serious issue that people all across the would should take part...

The Immigration Question

The Immigration Question

Morgan Gage, Senior Editor

September 12, 2018

By modern standards, the colony of Jamestown was a neighborhood of illegal immigrants. Plymouth was a sanctuary city. For some reason, our immigrant-phobic nation hails these colonists as heroes. We teach our children about the first Thanksgiving before we teach the American Revolution. Alexander...

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Avocado Toast

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Avocado Toast

Morgan Gage, Senior Editor

September 3, 2018

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