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New blended gym classes are taking a toll on students’ health

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River Lee

February 1, 2018

There are more and more physical education classes being offered as blended, such as recreational sports and team sports. But is this beneficial to students? Muscles grow when they are stretched, meaning when students “actively” participate in a game or workout. But when muscle is not used, it wastes away ...

Miller v. Tapper: The Great Debate

Miller v. Tapper: The Great Debate

Madison Barr

January 25, 2018

After the fallout of the explosive Stephen Miller and Jake Tapper interview on CNN's "State of the Union," Miller has been declared combative and aggressive once again. Stephen Miller was named the National Policy Director of Trump's transition team in the month of Nov. 2016 with the same team later...

The privilege of blended

The privilege of blended

Jenna Link

January 25, 2018

You walk through the halls on your blended day, strolling into the class to ask your teacher a question. You thought you would be the only one, but instead, a fourth of your class is sitting at their desks. They do not have a question like you. Instead, they are stuck in class for not meeting the gr...

Liar Liar Steve Mnuchin’s on Fire

Liar Liar Steve Mnuchin's on Fire

Madison Barr

December 6, 2017

With Donald Trump's tax plan attempting to make its way through Congress, the attention now falls on Steve Mnuchin. Steve Mnuchin became the United States' 77th Secretary of the Treasury on Feb. 13 with a 53-47 vote in the Senate. Previous to being appointed the  Secretary of the Treasury, Mnuchin...

Trump on Trophy Hunting

Trump on Trophy Hunting

Austin Stadie

November 21, 2017

The initial reaction to the Trump administration’s move to lift a ban on elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia was one of pure disgust. Little did anyone know, President Trump was actually unaware that this ban was being reversed until he saw it on the news. It was a decision he took no part ...

Sleep is for the weak?

Student working hard to complete homework late at night.

Peyton Moore

November 19, 2017

Driving down Route 47 at 6:30 a.m.. Last night was hectic due to all the homework and working from 4 to 10. I slightly veer into the other lane, due to over tiredness a few times, risking my life to make it to class on time. I am part of the MCC Culinary Management Program which requires me to be...

DeVos’ Dilemma

DeVos' Dilemma

Madison Barr

November 8, 2017

President Trump had some pretty controversial cabinet picks, of which were first announced in 2016. On Dec. 14, Rick Perry, former governor of Texas and "Dancing with the Stars" contestant, was officially nominated by President-elect Donald Trump even though he had previously shown his open opposition...

A Spooky October for Trump

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Austin Stadie

October 24, 2017

Last week, former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush came back into the public eye to warn Americans about the shortcomings of nationalism and the adverse effects it has on democracy as we know it. The media and general public interpreted this as a direct reprimand of President Trump and h...

What national mental health day means in the eyes of a high schooler

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Emma Kubelka

October 15, 2017

As a high school student, the topic of mental health is often not one of high priority. This past Tuesday was world mental health day. A day to recognize and raise awareness for mental health. Throughout my group of friends and in my class I noticed that this topic was easily avoided. High Sch...

Advocacy for Year-Round Schooling

Austin Stadie

October 10, 2017

Having such long breaks over the summer is a thing of the past. They were originally intended to give students a break during the hotter months of the year in order to combat problems like heat exhaustion. However, almost every school now has central cooling, so why have more schools not adopted a year-round s...

Trump’s Beloved Paper Towels

Madison Barr

October 10, 2017

During his visit to Puerto Rico on October 3, President Donald Trump visited with survivors of Hurricane Maria and helped distribute supplies to the people of Puerto Rico. He began passing around various items, including a flashlight and canned goods, before making the decision to pick up paper t...

The Problems with Prom

The Problems with Prom

Maggie McGee

April 11, 2017

Hundred dollar dresses, spray tans, overpriced tickets, tuxedo rentals, and platform heels unimaginably tough to walk in fill the heads of high schoolers every year around this time. With Prom quickly approaching on April 29., the search to find a Prom date has turned into an impossible yet imper...

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