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Prom has become overly expensive for students and families

Prom has become overly expensive for students and families

Sydney Bommersbach, Online Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It all begins with the special proposal, next is buying a dress or tuxedo, then getting tickets at lunch, after that is ordering the corsage or boutonniere and scheduling hair and nail appointments for the day of. Prom is a very special and exciting night, and according to a survey done by Visa, the a...

Student sections at sporting events are too rowdy

Student sections at sporting events are too rowdy

Gracie Warda, Assistant Online Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

A four-year varsity hockey player stands in the goal, waiting to catch the puck. He is the key factor in keeping his team in the running for the state championships. It feels like the most glorious moment of his life— that is, until the opposing student section yells “Go back to Kindergarten, shortie!” His...

Gap years ultimately leave students feeling behind

Madi Wheeler, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion

After graduating from high school, many students are looking forward to a new season of life. While some may dread the thought of stepping foot into another classroom after graduation, attending college right after high school rather than waiting a year or two is the best option. A so-called ‘gap year’...

Gap years can be beneficial to students

Gracie Warda, Assistant Online Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Most people follow the traditional path of elementary school, middle school, high school then college, however, about 40,000 Americans each year take a different path by taking a gap year between high school and college. Despite being less common, those who take gap years are at an extreme advantage. A...

Animal testing is cruel and not the way to test products

Angelina Vitarelli, Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Animal testing has been around since early Greek physicians and scientists like Aristotle were alive. That doesn’t make it logical and sensible and it doesn’t make it humane. The most frequently tested animals are rabbits, mice and rats. They might be considered rodents to many, but they are still...

Spring cleaning is a must do every year

Sydney Bommersbach, Online Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Stressed? Constantly tripping over clutter? Plagued by allergies? These issues can be easily solved by deeply cleaning each room in a house. Seventy six percent of Americans participate in spring cleaning, according to a study conducted by the American Cleaning Institute. Spring cleaning can decrease stress on many differ...

Humans have increased the rate of Global Warming

Gracie Warda, Assistant Online Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion

By 2100, ocean levels could rise up to 26 inches— enough to cause significant damage to some coastal cities. Hurricanes, tornadoes and other forms of extreme weather have become more unpredictable and more extreme. The Polar Ice Caps are melting at a record-breaking rate. All are thanks to global warming,...

Rioting and acts of terrorism are not the answer

Lukas Zywicki, Sports Columnist

January 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Every day there seems to be a protest/riot and people are attacking one another. It’s just the way the world works now. But why? Why is it now just part of life to hate someone for reasons that are minimal in the grand scheme of things? America is forgetting what it means to care about each other and...

New Year’s Resolutions should not be obsolete

New Year’s Resolutions should not be obsolete

Jessie Bright, Writer

January 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

New Year’s resolutions are a tradition for a reason. New Year’s Day marks the end of the holiday season and begins a new year full of possibilities and new beginnings. This is the perfect time to incorporate new habits into daily life as people begin to move back into their regular schedules. January...

High school should be teaching life skills

Hannah Young, Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

‘When will I ever use this?’ or ‘When will I use this in my life after high school?’ are questions frequently asked by many high school students. Often enough, students feel like they aren’t using life skills or learning them during their high school career. Life skills are classes that teach...