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Winter dance fails to impress

Winter dance fails to impress

Alison Sandoval, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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As the winter dance approaches, students are making plans. From finding a date, to picking the perfect dress, students are getting excited for Student Government's’ newest dance. Although it seems like it’s going to be a formal dance, it isn’t. According to president of StuGo, Aaron Clouse,...

Starry night, oh so right

Starry night, oh so right

Milan Andrade, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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As the weather cools down, Student Government gathers ideas to make this year’s winter dance one of the best. Requests were made by the student body and StuGo to revive the once famous winter dance. Once the requests were answered, the student body suddenly lost interest in going to the dance. I...

State Standards of Education

State Standards of Education

Cambrie Hickman, Staff reporter
November 22, 2016
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  The decision of whether state standards are being met, is not a black or white verdict.  This is due to the fact that the standards for education can continually be broken down.  From state, to school, to inside the classroom standards, it depends on how far one wishes to take their resea...

Winter dance: a must or bust?

Winter dance: a must or bust?

Madilyn McFarland, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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The winter dance, where students can have a good time for cheap with tickets only being $10 and with Student Government making sure they maximize the fun being had; there will be an outdoor area that students can check-out cool food trucks as well as games with the accompaniment of a live DJ. Wh...

Are they really announcements if nobody is listening?

Are they really announcements if nobody is listening?

Elisa Thomas, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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We all know the drill: arrive at first hour just as the bell rings. Right away, the announcements sound throughout the school, but no one is listening. People continue to talk, sleep, or Snapchat. If no one is listening, are these announcements even announcements anymore? Without an audience that...

Students unprepared for college applications

Students unprepared for college applications

McKell Park, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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For most high school seniors, college is a constant thought looming in the back of their minds,  bringing excitement of new opportunities and possibilities. But are students nowadays prepared for college? Are they informed enough to complete the application process successfully? According to a recent NPR article, “just ...

Perry parking lot brings unprecedented problems

Perry parking lot brings unprecedented problems

Tucker Marmie, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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Teenage drivers are known for the loud music, the reckless driving, and careless decisions. Based off this, a high school parking lot seems like a nightmare come true. Now when that parking lot is over crowded, you can only imagine the problems that stem from it. Security guard Kelly Pechloff explained, ...

A torn apart nation, a torn apart people

A torn apart nation, a torn apart people

Brittany Tomes, Staff Reporter
November 21, 2016
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No matter your political standpoint or beliefs, we are a nation torn apart. There is no denying that the morning after the chaos of this year’s presidential election there was uproar, a “doomsday” for America. “I cried myself to sleep for a couple of nights straight." GSA president Alice Tran ...

Price of feminine products unecessary

Price of feminine products unecessary

Kendall MacGregor
November 16, 2016
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I fear for sake of the youth’s education after 19 year old Ryan Williams took to Twitter to post a series of tweets aimed on the topic of the price of feminine hygiene products. He argued against tampons becoming free and stated, “if u can’t control ur bladder then that’s not the taxpayer’s ...

Texting while driving is more dangerous than teens believe it is

Texting while driving is more dangerous than teens believe it is

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
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Texting while driving is the equivalent of signing your own and someone else’s death wish. People say, ‘it won’t happen to me’ in response to someone telling them that they might die if they drive while texting. That is what people respond with when someone tells them that they might get...

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