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How to Deal with Harassment and Suicide

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Markayla Hollins, Sophomore Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Suicide is when you have thought about killing yourself or you actually do kill yourself. Harassment is a wide range of behaviors types of behaviors that are shameful, and humiliating and that can embarrass a person and make them not want to tell anyone. If you are in a situation like this you shoul...

Fortnite and Fantasy Football: What’s the Appeal?

Fortnite and Fantasy Football: What's the Appeal?

Daelyn Funk, Senior Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Did you know that, according to the Sunday Express, 40 million people play Fortnite? That is equal to 12% of the population in the US. Similarly, The Washington Post estimated that around 59.3 million people play Fantasy Football. That’s equivalent to about 18% of the US population. But why are thes...

Crack-Cocaine

Crack-Cocaine

Drake Thomas, Junior Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

I was given an assignment on the use of specific drugs, such as crack-cocaine, and how it can harm the human body and how much it is really used wrongly.  While the use of coca leaves as an intoxicant dates back three thousand years, crack cocaine, a crystallized form of cocaine, was developed durin...

Best Dogs for First-Time Owners

Best Dogs for First-Time Owners

Kytana VandenBos, Junior Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Are you begging your parents for your first ever dog, and they say yes, but you don’t know which dog to get? Worry not. Here are 10 of the best breeds for first-time dog owners.   Boxer. If you want a high-energy dog, then this is the one for you. These dogs are extremely loyal and form clo...

Becoming a College Athlete

Becoming a College Athlete

Kate McKay, Sophomore Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

any people often consider becoming a college athlete. They dream of playing their favorite sport at a higher level, sometimes even for division one schools. But the road to collegiate sports is full of hard work and determination. So here are a five tips that may help you.   Register fo...

Dating Violence

Dating Violence

Daelyn Funk, Senior Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Love Shouldn’t Hurt. Jealousy, clinginess, constant texts or messages. There’s a reason these qualities and actions make lots of people feel uncomfortable and smothered. It’s because these are three of the signs that you might be in an abusive relationship. Though, it is true, that the appea...

Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child

Emily Carpenter, Junior Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

This month signifies the heartache of the military child. The painstakingly long nights that are slept without their family to bid goodnight to them, the excruciating evenings at soccer practice glancing over at the spectator’s bench only to be greeted with a blank space that could be filled with the p...

2019 Blockbusters

2019 Blockbusters

Rhea Brown, Sophomore Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

2019 is expected to be a year full of some exciting movies. Here are a few coming soon to a theater to you…   Glass Release Date: January 18, 2019 The companion to the hit movie Split, the film follows “M. Night Shyamalan brings together the narratives of two of his standout origin...

Super Bowl Commercials

Super Bowl Commercials

Kate McKay, Sophomore Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Everyone hates commercials. They take up time and annoyingly interrupt your shows or movies. But something changes on Super Bowl sunday. The commercials are suddenly interesting to watch, and are no longer a burden. They become little shows of their own. This is most likely because brands know how many pe...

Setting Realistic Goals

Setting Realistic Goals

Kaitlynn Zacher, Sophomore Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Almost everyone sets goals for themselves, whether it’s unintentional, or intentional. It’s important to consciously set goals for yourself. It’s okay if you don’t always reach your goal, but the expectation is always to meet or surpass the objective in which you have in place for you. As a...

Saving vs. Spending

Saving vs. Spending

Kaitlynn Zacher, Sophomore Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Money is one of the most important components of a person's life. What you spend your money on, how you spend your money, and exactly how much money you make and the method you use on saving is extremely essential! Jobs during high school can help you prepare for adulting, so it’s good to start thinkin...

SAT Preparation

SAT Preparation

Emily Carpenter, Junior Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

The time of year for juniors and seniors is swiftly, approaching, ready to display its unforgiving results and incredulous disappointment. The SAT weighs heavy on our minds, earning countless disapproving looks from parents that are dismayed by their child’s work ethic. Having such a gargantuan and si...

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