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The American Education System: Jumping through Hoops

The American Education System: Jumping through Hoops

Ayman Mirkhan

May 21, 2019

A life without school. Many people honestly can’t fathom a future without it. For goodness sake, we mold children from the age of five at minimum to go to a place more than they go to our their own homes and follow the same routine for 12 years. However, there comes a time where we learn our hoop-...

Tea Time Blog: The Brexit Frenzy and the Future of Great Britain

Tea Time Blog: The Brexit Frenzy and the Future of Great Britain

Ayman Mirkhan

February 5, 2019

Welcome to Tea Time. For this time around, we’ve decided to take a new approach to the series and start a blog. Today, we will be talking about everyone’s favorite subject: Politics. More specifically, English Parliament and their recent actions in the fight over Brexit. Brexit is the short term used to describe th...

Is HHS being left behind as other schools use and teach using augmented reality?

Is HHS being left behind as other schools use and teach using augmented reality?

Jarrod Khoo

December 21, 2018

Imagine being able to see the Internal Combustion Engine come to life as the pistons move up and down, turning the crankshaft and watching the camshaft turn as it opens and closes valves at the exact time. How about seeing molecules come together as reactions takes place in Chemistry, polymerization in...

Michael Cohen: Trapped in the Eye of the Storm(y)

Michael Cohen: Trapped in the Eye of the Storm(y)

Madison Barr

April 23, 2018

In the era of Trump, it is hard to think of someone in his administration who has not been fired or charged with federal offenses. The most recent Trump affiliate under fire is Michael Cohen. Cohen is an attorney who works personally for Trump, but prior to his appointment, he worked as the Executive...

An opinion on opinions

An opinion on opinions

miriamselimi

February 6, 2018

Everyone is entitled to an opinion. A close-minded individual can, of course, voice their opinions and be respected for it. The problem with this is that these certain individuals expect respect when they have never shown any. "Treat people the way you want to be treated" is a phrase not everybody...

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...

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...

The Right to Kneel

Austin Stadie

October 10, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence walked out of a Colts game on October 8 in protest of players kneeling during the national anthem. By doing so, he reduced an anthem, meant to unify the American people, to a political stunt. “President Trump and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers,...

Senioritis is taking over

Senioritis is taking over

Bri Governale

February 23, 2017

The blaring sounds of your 6:00 a.m. alarm goes off, your first reaction is to hit snooze. When it goes off again you want to hit snooze but you know you will be late to your first hour class. 6:45 a.m. you hit the road, sitting in 40 minute long traffic like you have the past four years. 7:28 a.m. you...

Winter Homecoming Week…But No Dance?

Winter Homecoming Week…But No Dance?

Emily Kindl

January 30, 2017

Preparation. Advertising. Decoration. Commitment. Student Council worked above and beyond for this year’s Winter Turnabout dance, aiming for it to be more successful than the previous years. It is so disappointing, that with how much work and determination Student Council put into this dance, s...

SparkNotes sparks interests in students for the wrong reasons

SparkNotes sparks interests in students for the wrong reasons

Sarah Biernat

November 7, 2016

Reading frantically, junior Emily Hawkins sat in her eighth hour English class. Procrastination had taken over once again. “I’m only on chapter 8,” she said. “There’s no way I’ll finish!” Then for about ten more minutes, her Bic mechanical pencil scribbled down meaningless comments and reac...

The Downfall of America

The Downfall of America

Camille Paddock

October 17, 2016

ith the election coming up combined with being a first time voter, I had been excited to finally have a say in the future of this country; or at least who is in charge. But as the candidates were announced and the election date grows eerily closer, I'm starting to feel less excitement and more fear fo...

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