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Spring 2021; Calling for unique self-expression

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

The spring fashion season for 2021 has arrived and many familiar and new trends are coming during the next few months.  Of course, the familiar floral and nature-esque patterns are coming back into...

With the COVID vaccine being distributed through waves of people, there comes the question as to whether or not it should become mandatory for public school students to take it. There are various benefits with making the vaccine mandatory for students: it can make teens safer, decrease the chances of going back online, and ensure that students can have a normal high school experience.

COVID vaccine should become mandatory within public schools

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2021

Time continues to pass with COVID still being a prominent part of people's lives. However, a recent development that was brought forward is the COVID vaccine. With vaccines come different requirements,...

The Valentine's Day aesthetic is full of many sweet treats, red-hue colors, and beautiful and sentimental gifts.

The Valentine’s Day aesthetic is above all the rest

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

Valentine's Day is a day full of romance and passion, and surrounding all of that is the encompassing “Valentine’s Day Aesthetic.” This aesthetic bubble is unique and remarkable as it is simple,...

Cafe staff member Shannon White prepares for A lunch. She sets out the ketchup for students to grab.

Free lunches help keeping students healthy

Sophia Hawkins, Staff Reporter January 29, 2021

There have been many downsides within the time spent in this pandemic, however, one positive factor coming out of it is free school lunch. Parents and students who have lost their jobs or can not go to...

Block schedule blocking out COVID

Block schedule blocking out COVID

Tyler Blandin, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

With returning to in-person school on the horizon, the Perry administration is taking as many precautions as possible, including staying on the block schedule. This means students will alternate having...

Taking the SAT comes with heavy prices, the Kaplan SAT book itself costs over 80 dollars, while the test costs 52 dollars (68 with essay). There are various other factors that come to play, like test stress and the years that you build up your high school resume. All of these represent how the SAT should not be the determining factor on whether or not a student gets into college.

SAT should not be deciding factor for colleges

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2020

As students grow older and reach the last two years of their high school career, there is a standardized test that never fails to incite an unhealthy amount of stress into their routine: the SAT.  According...

Honorary months are worth breaking curriculum

Honorary months are worth breaking curriculum

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief January 16, 2020

Honorary months are dedicated to specific groups enriching history and culture. Schools across the nation tend to use these months to expand the horizons of the curriculum, for a short amount of time....

16 Days of Activism addresses gender gap in violence

16 Days of Activism addresses gender gap in violence

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor December 13, 2019

Our world has reached a point in which the value of free speech is crucial nowadays. Through countless movements, substantial progression toward a common goal has been on the rise. The thousands upon thousands...

Documentaries warning society of evil

Isabel Behrendt , Staff Reporter March 7, 2019

Theodore Robert Bundy: the name behind the man that bewildered everyone nearly fifty years ago and stirs controversy when mentioned today. More commonly known as Ted Bundy, the infamous psychopath who...

Traditions not fit for our modern lives

Traditions not fit for our modern lives

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter November 15, 2018

Nothing beats the taste of a home cooked meal, but in a fast-paced world, is that just old-fashioned thinking? When people picture Thanksgiving, they likely think of the decadent dishes and the unforgettable...

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