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Fighting…Is It Worth It?

Fighting…Is It Worth It?

Berenice Ochoa, Writer

January 14, 2016

Have you ever been at school, minding your own business, chatting with your buddies, or sitting at a lunch table and eating your food? When all of the sudden, you hear curse words being shouted, and a huge group of students circle around two or more other students. After a few seconds of verbal argumen...

Meet Your 2016 Winter Homecoming Candidates

Meet Your 2016 Winter Homecoming Candidates

Abby Stiner

January 12, 2016

    Morgan Kottas: Activities: Volleyball, Softball, Basketball, Kayettes, FBLA, NHS, Pep Club Favorite Movie: Straight Outta Compton Favorite Food: Pizza Favorite Song: Here by Alessia Cara Ian McGilber: Activities: Madrigals, A Capella Favorite Movie: Hot Rod ...

Concussion Protocols

Concussion Protocols

Brittani Weers

December 30, 2015

As the intensity of sports increases, so does the risk of injury. The National Football League (NFL) has noticed the increased risk, and has a plan to combat permanent injury to players. During the 2014-2015 NFL season, 108 players suffered concussions. It has been shown that certain positions are more...

A Smile a Day

A Smile a Day

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

December 30, 2015

Today when someone opens the door for you, lets you cut in line, compliments you, or something similar, you probably feel good about it. But let's be honest, how much does that happen anymore? We’re living more and more incredibly selfish each day. Some people don’t realize what manners are anymor...

ACT Challenge Question…Week #11

ACT Challenge Question…Week #11

December 2, 2015

Each week, Mrs. Wolters offers up a new ACT challenge question. Be one of the first five students to find her in rm. 100 with the correct answer, and you could receive a candy prize. Have fun! The answer to last week’s question:  B Congratulations to Kaitlyn Moos for answering correctly! Wee...

The Evolution of Feminism

The Evolution of Feminism

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

November 20, 2015

A lot of times, being a feminist is looked down on due to the dramatic measures that are sometimes met when tied in with the term. If you’re a feminist you’re often seen as a whiny woman who can’t take a joke or some control. The actual definition of feminism is the advocacy of women's rights ...

Kayettes is More than Hollyball

Kayettes is More than Hollyball

Abby Stiner, Editor/Writer

November 18, 2015

To the plain eye, Kayettes seems like a club known for Hollyball. It is way more than that. The purpose of Kayettes is to serve our school and community. To get to Hollyball, a member needs to have three service points and have sold $50 worth of holly. Three points are achieved by completing three hours...

ACT Challenge Question…Week #10

ACT Challenge Question…Week #10

November 16, 2015

Each week, Mrs. Wolters offers up a new ACT challenge question. Be one of the first five students to find her in rm. 100 with the correct answer, and you could receive a candy prize. Have fun! The answer to last week’s question:  J Congratulations to Valentin Delgadillo, Kaitlyn Moos and Ross...

Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day

Brittani Weers, Writer

November 11, 2015

A year ago today, I was sitting in this gymnasium “honoring” past and present members of the Armed Services. I say “honoring” because of the lack of attention I payed. I wanted nothing more than to get out of that crowded room. I didn’t really understand why I had to give up my time to do ...

ACT Challenge Question…Week #9

ACT Challenge Question…Week #9

November 10, 2015

Each week, Mrs. Wolters offers up a new ACT challenge question. Be one of the first five students to find her in rm. 100 with the correct answer, and you could receive a candy prize. Have fun! The answer to last week’s question:  K Congratulations to Kaitlyn Moos and Rossiel Reyes for answerin...

ACT Challenge Question…Week #8

ACT Challenge Question…Week #8

November 2, 2015

Each week, Mrs. Wolters offers up a new ACT challenge question. Be one of the first five students to find her in rm. 100 with the correct answer, and you could receive a candy prize. Have fun! The answer to last week’s question:  C Congratulations to Valentin Delgadillo for answering correctly!...

STEROIDS AND THEIR EFFECTS

STEROIDS AND THEIR EFFECTS

October 30, 2015

WHAT THEY ARE Anabolic steroids is a common name for synthetic variants of the male sex hormone testosterone. Steroids are often legally prescribed to treat conditions resulting from steroid hormone deficiency. Although made for medical purposes, many athletes, bodybuilders, and others abuse th...

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