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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Mila Skrivan, Junior Reporter

February 14, 2020

America has turned politics into a divisive subject once again. People of different political views are no longer able to have civil conversations. Instead people are stooping low and name calling, blaming and showing no respect towards others. Why can’t we all just get along?  As humans, our ...

The Coronavirus: Are we in danger?

The Coronavirus: Are we in danger?

Emma LeDent, Sophomore Reporter

January 31, 2020

  It seems that everywhere you look right now, there's a scary headline about the Coronavirus. There's a lot of misinformation running around so let's sort through and separate fact from fiction.   What is the Coronavirus?   Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that are known to cause a range of illnesses. The one...

The War That Wasn’t

The War That Wasn’t

Joey Schafer, Junior Reporter

January 27, 2020

It feels like a lifetime ago, but 25 short days ago, Iranian general Qassem Soleimani was assassinated while waiting in an airport our ally, Iraq. The United States military assassinated a foreign military official on foreign soil, the soil of our “partners in peace.” Soleimani was acting as a dip...

Going Global with Gregory

Going Global with Gregory

Calli Gregory, Senior Design Editor

January 13, 2020

There’s nothing more exciting then waking up to the shrill sound of an alarm at 3 AM on the morning of an international vacation. Actually, depending on who you ask, that last sentence may have been a lie, but for the sake of this article, we are going to pretend it’s true.  For some people, tra...

Substance Abuse

Calli Gregory, Senior Design Editor

January 6, 2020

Rates of substance abuse among teens and adults grow more every year. As more and more studies come out showing the negative side effects that drugs and alcohol elicit, usage becomes more of a regular thing. Why is it a common practice? Stresses among teens and young adults have become unbearable and...

Not to Lash Out…

Emma LeDent, Sophomore Reporter

December 20, 2019

Aren’t you a little young to be wearing all that makeup? Are you actually ugly underneath all that? Who are you trying to impress? These are questions that I hear constantly, but I have a question of my own in return: what does it matter to you?  I am 16 years old, a sophomore in high school, and I wear makeup...

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

Joey Schafer and Sarah Shatel

December 20, 2019

How do we know what is real? The basis of modern conspiracy theories is that reality is not what it seems. But a new trend is emerging, a “new” take on reality of itself. The idea that we live in a simulation is not new. Reality is often conceived of relatively. In the video game, the Sims, the s...

Hallmark Movies: It’s a Love Hate Thing

Hallmark Movies: It’s a Love Hate Thing

Mila Skrivan, Junior Reporter

December 20, 2019

Hallmark movies one either loves or hates. Many people believe they are terrible movies and a waste of time to watch. While others spend all their free time rewatching the same movies every year.  This year I decided to embark on the endeavour of watching my first ever Hallmark movie. I will admi...

Back to the Drawing Board

Back to the Drawing Board

Emma LeDent, Sophomore Reporter

December 20, 2019

How many kids do you know that have attended a school board meeting? I’m guessing the number in your head is pretty low, right? Board meetings are completely open to the public and the minutes are posted online, yet if you were to ask a student what decisions were made by the school board in the pa...

Winter with Wheatley

Winter with Wheatley

MacKenzie Wheatley, Junior Reporter

December 20, 2019

Unpopular opinion: Winter is the best season! Most people take the cold weather as an excuse to stay in their cozy beds all day, which I'm also guilty for, but in reality there are endless amounts of things to do for entertainment with friends and family during the snowy holiday season.  A typical ...

The FrosTEA on the Newest Snow Day Policy

Nora Rai, Sophomore Reporter

December 20, 2019

The school board recently passed a new policy allowing for the consideration of late starts and early dismissals due to inclement weather. As the board prioritizes student’s safety over everything, they hope that this new policy will be beneficial to the safety of students. There’s still confusion surroun...

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