The Paw Prints Online

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

Haley Butler, Senior Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under Personal Columns, Showcase

Too many of my peers are the product of their unstable upbringings. Children naturally look up to and watch their parents as they become older and follow in their footsteps; however, that is not the case when it comes to my life. My family, previous and present teachers, and friends have shaped me as t...

Media Millennials

Media Millennials

Whitney Ethridge, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Personal Columns, Showcase

Mindlessly staring at your phone for hours on end, liking pics, retweeting, snapping, spending hours watching random videos, sharing your “perfect” life with others. Social media outlets continue to grow and encapture users more and more. I spend at least ten hours weekly on social media whether ...

Copy Cat On The Loose

Copy Cat On The Loose

Ariel Orr, Junior Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

How would you feel if you spent four weeks writing a research project and someone copied it word for word from your file without your permission? I don't know about you, but I would be very upset. You may not realize it, but copying someone else's work is plagiarism and is actually illegal. Plagia...

A Procrastination Problem

A Procrastination Problem

Will Clark, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2017


Filed under Personal Columns, Showcase

As much as teachers and parents tell me to learn how to manage my time, you would think that I know how to do it correctly. Unfortunately for me, I am one of the worst when it comes to time management. It has become regular for me to go to sleep past midnight watching YouTube rather than do my schoo...

The Teenage Book Bag

The Teenage Book Bag

Katrina Christine, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Some high school students dread the moment when their English teacher says they're going to spend the next few weeks reading a book. Some might question why would you spend your time reading something you have absolutely no interest in? They may also question why to read at all if you aren't going to l...

The (Temporary) Power Hour Cancellation

The (Temporary) Power Hour Cancellation

Will Clark, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Editor's Note: The temporary cancellation of the Power Hour was a decision filled with controversy. Please keep all comments civil and remember that this is the opinion of the writer, and not of the staff, advisor, administration, or the school board. For all information on the Power Hour including vid...

The 16 Month Pact

The 16 Month Pact

Timia Cobb, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2017


Filed under Personal Columns, Showcase

Have you ever been on the cliff but didn’t take the jump? Maybe it was because you were afraid of the outcomes or the possible problems that could come with taking the risk and jumping. Well, that’s been me my whole life: too scared to act on something I truly want. Don’t get me wrong, countless...

Reboots Are Rough…

Reboots Are Rough…

McKenna Mirsky, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When looking on entertainment, many television shows have had a huge impact on what we enjoy and how we inspire others to create their own content. Although many mistakes have been when it comes to making shows such as producing reboots. For most T.V. shows, reboots should not be made. Television ...

A Rant on Society and Dress

A Rant on Society and Dress

Amanda Brent, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2017


Filed under Personal Columns, Showcase

Why is it that in schools and in society a guy can have his pants low to show his underwear or just look like a mess? But, if a girl shows her shoulders in school, has a skirt that is too short, or if she is wearing leggings then, nope! You have to cover up. And yet, the guy is alright, it doesn't matt...

My Perspective as a Trump Supporter

My Perspective as a Trump Supporter

Christian Nipper, Guest Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Personal Columns, Showcase

Editor's Note: Christian Nipper is a senior and an avid supporter for Donald Trump. Nipper came to us to guest write so that he could show his perspective. The Paw Prints asks all comments to be civil. Firstly, I am a conservative. On the political spectrum, I range between republican and libertari...

Out of the Homeschooling Hole

Out of the Homeschooling Hole

Alesha Acton, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under Personal Columns, Showcase

Homeschooling is a personal nightmare. It’s not for me, and I can say that because I’ve done homeschooling--twice! It was horrible and I don’t recommend it to anyone. If you struggle with mental illness or depression, you probably won’t like homeschool. First of all, the homeschooling you see on t...

Dances? I’d Rather Stay Home!

Dances? I’d Rather Stay Home!

Katrina Christine, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Every year girls and guys alike look forward to what they deem “the most important event of their high school career,” School dances. There are different dances throughout the year ranging from homecoming, prom, to formal. Everyone awaits the moment when their significant other asks them to t...

The student news of Whitehouse High School
Opinion