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What  superstition or Halloween legend do you believe in?

What superstition or Halloween legend do you believe in?

October 30, 2018

"When you walk out of the house and walk back in, you need to look in the mirror for good luck."-Celeste Orchard, 10th grade   "Halloween reminds me of ghosts, and they scare me."-Gavin Lamberton, 12th grade   "A black cat passed my path as I walked under a ladder and broke a mirror."-Ed Sledzinski, 12th grade   "I strongly believe in ghosts and luck is very unlikely."-Emily Kosciuk, 11th grade   "I wear the same eye black every football game."-Derek Mason, 11th grade   "I do not believe in spiritual beings at all or luck.  Everything happens by chance, not luck."...

Editorial: Physical Education Shouldn’t Make the Grade

Editorial:  Physical Education Shouldn’t Make the Grade

Trey Wayman, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In my opinion, a student’s GPA should not include grades from physical education.  A student’s GPA should be a reflection of the academic knowledge gained from their high school courses.  The grade should reflect the student’s mastery of subject material assessed in their courses.  Courses that include participation in their grading policy should not be factored in a GPA.  Participating in something does not prove accumulation of knowledge or skill and should be left out of the GPA.  Physical education courses are just one of these courses. Schools vary on how they grade physical...

Now on DVD

Abigail Gogolski and Cosette Talarico

November 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Though Moana did not win any Oscars, it sure won a place in the hearts of families across the world.

An Open Letter to President Trump

An Open Letter to President Trump

April 6, 2017

A wise man once said, “Make America great again.” This casuist is you, and you have inspired many with your charismatic and entertaining speeches

Letters to the Editor- Feb. ’17

February 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor, Technology is a large part of our everyday lives.  Whether it is watching television, texting a friend, or looking up information, the need for technology is growing rapidly  Most schools only allow students to do their research on laptops provided; however, students have their very own source of information at the touch of a finger.  The prohibition of phones from school is preposterous.  Cell phones provide quick contact with family members in emergencies, as well as simpler methods to retrieve and save information when compared to school laptops. Laptops provided in school are often a hassle.  It is time-consuming when everyone in the classroom must grab one, log in and then research.  There is always the recurring issue of student logins not working which takes up even more time.  Woul...

Letters to the Editor, Nov. ’16

November 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor: The fact that we are not allowed to have phones in school is really frustrating. Something definitely needs to be changed. I understand that they are a distraction, but I also know that they are helpful.

Climate Change Key Election Issue

Jeffery Sauers, Guest Editorialist

November 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Trump has a clearly naive and irrational stance on climate change, claiming that “Global warming is an expensive hoax."

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