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Fall sports complete successful seasons

Taylor Hall, Features Editor

December 14, 2018

This fall has been successful for the athletic department as varsity cross country, varsity football and varsity volleyball  teams all advanced to the playoffs. Varsity football had not made the playoffs in eight years but w...

Freshman Sees Ups, Downs of High School

John Machtolff, Sports Editor

December 14, 2018

Entering high school seems like such a big step in one’s life. It’s the first journey into a whole new phase of life. The whole “high school” idea is fun and it’s a kid’s first real bit of freedom. High school, ho...

Nature give relaxation, comfort

Jacob Wadley, Photo Story Editor

October 30, 2018

The great outdoors is, to me, one of the best places to go if you need to clear your head, to concentrate or just to relax. Nature gives that vibe of feeling free. You have freedom to move and do as you please; you’re aren...

Student expresses opinion on fake instagrams

Hope Browning, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018

Finsta means fake instagram. This can be an account about someone or just a silly account like “ac gossip girl.” Finstas are a big part of teenage society. The whole purpose of a finsta is to be someone who you aren’t ...

Pro Standardized Tests

Paige Victory, News Editor

May 18, 2018

Whether or not standard- ized tests are wanted in schools by the student body and or by the administrators and teach- ers is not up to us. The state requires that each student participates in the STARR testing process i...

Graduations affirm value of high school

Olivia Taggart, Editor-in-chief

May 16, 2018

Graduating is a once-in-a-lifetime event for most students. Except that it’s not. And that’s OK. Graduations are held for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes, middle school, eighth grade, high school and college. Some p...

Anonymous apps dangerous, harmful

Olivia Taggart, Editor-in-chief

May 16, 2018

This is the age of social media. In a study done by Statista, 81 percent of people in the U.S. had a social media profile. Social media allows people to connect with people. But there is a category of social media known as anon...

Small schools offer many advantages

Olivia Taggart, Editor-in-chief

May 16, 2018

Our school is a small school. While some might argue that there are smaller schools, the real debate is whether or not attending a small school provides an advantage or disadvantage. An advantage of attending a small school is ...

Teenagers may suffer from cell phone addiction

Olivia Taggart, Editor-in-chief

April 12, 2018

The world of technology is evolving every day to bring better computers, televisions and even “smart” refrigerators to people. The most anticipated release of every year is the newest smart phone. Smart phones are computers...

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