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Importance of Voting

Rebecca Donaldson

October 25, 2018

Why aren’t more young people participating in elections? Is it because they are lazy or just don’t care about the election? Granted teens are labeled as unmotivated often, it is often the latter of the two. Until recentl...

A Seniors Perspective on School Changes

Elizabeth Hennessey

April 4, 2018

In recent years the high school has been adopting policies and changing the school environment up to do what they believe is best for the school. Some of these changes have included a drug testing policy, a new bell schedule, as...



November 15, 2017

Point Counter Point Homecoming Candidates Should/Should Not Dress Up During Spirit Week

Kortney Michel

September 15, 2017

Point Recent twitter fights broke out over whether or not candidates should dress up for homecoming week. In my opinion, if they are up for homecoming they should participate in the activities such as dressing up. The candidates are...

Save the Species, Save the World

Elizabeth Hennessey

September 15, 2017

The world is dying. Many animals are placed and removed from the endangered species list that people don’t know about; animals including: sea turtles, great white sharks, monarch butterflies, elephants, sloths, seals, polar...

Spirit Week

Valeri Dodds

September 15, 2017

Rewind to two years ago: at 7:45 a.m., you walk through the south wing doors on the morning of Spirit Night and the halls are filled with red and blue. Streamers are hanging from the ceiling, music is blasting, and an overall ene...

College is a Good Thing

Rebecca Donaldson, Staff

September 15, 2017

It may not be the case for every student but many parents want or even expect their child to go to college or some type of secondary schooling after high school. Many jobs require a college degree and that’s why I think that p...

Freshmen Final Tips

Rachel Etzel

December 1, 2016

Studying for finals can be hard no whatever grade level you are in. My five steps to greatness will give you a step by step guide on how to one up final studying. Don't cram all your studying in the night before and expect to kno...

Taking a Stand by Taking a Knee

Brooklyn Armbruster

November 10, 2016

Standing up for what you believe in is a common value taught and learned. The more popular, or familiar, you are the bigger influence you have. In this specific case many athletes, including the San Francisco 49ers quarterbac...

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