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Opinion: The coronavirus quarantine should not continue

Opinion: The coronavirus quarantine should not continue

Riann Masi, Writer

May 8, 2020

Quarantine has been in effect throughout the United States for over a month, affecting 328.2 million people within its borders. Governments from states such as Alabama, Colorado, and Alaska have recently stated their reopening plans for their population, but states such as Michigan are going to contin...

Opinion: Social distancing laws are necessary

Opinion: Social distancing laws are necessary

Molly Killian, Lifestyles Editor

May 5, 2020

As Americans are spending more and more time in quarantine, many people have begun feeling that the social distancing regulations are not worth it. A few have begun protesting the regulations. Breaking the social distancing laws through any means— especially protesting— is very dangerous. It puts many...

Opinion: Online schooling is detrimental to students’ learning

Opinion: Online schooling is detrimental to students' learning

Angelina Vitarelli, Writer

April 29, 2020

On March 12, Fenton High School students attended their last full day of school of the 2019-2020 school year, although they didn’t know it at the time. The decision to close schools for the remainder of the year was announced by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on April 2, to prevent the spread of COVID-...

Opinion: Online schooling is beneficial for students

Opinion: Online schooling is beneficial for students

Riann Masi, Writer

April 29, 2020

Michigan schools K-12 have been ordered by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to close buildings and begin schooling online. Schools are to stay close to help decrease the spread of COVID-19 by lessening social contact. Teachers are scrambling to plan for the future: teaching online.  Many parents are worried that their children...

Amber’s All About Fashion: My Wishlist

Amber's All About Fashion: My Wishlist

Amber Kelly, Opinion Editor

April 22, 2020

I know COVID-19 has been top of mind for roughly the past two weeks, and I’m dead tired of hearing about it too, so for this edition of Amber’s All About Fashion, I’m going to try and take your mind off of the dreaded Coronavirus.  While there’s no real news in the fashion world because of the...

Opinion: Weighted classes are beneficial for students

Opinion: Weighted classes are beneficial for students

Bree Soule, Online Editor

April 8, 2020

Numerous students at Fenton High are taking advantage of the advanced courses offered by the school. Most of these classes are weighted, therefore, a higher GPA is awarded for each letter grade. Having these classes weighted is beneficial for students taking them, rather than being on the standard grad...

Opinion: high schools should not offer weighted classes

Opinion: high schools should not offer weighted classes

Gracie Warda, Online Editor in Chief

April 8, 2020

On a four-point scale, how is it possible for a student to have a 4.2 Grade Point Average (GPA)? Well, this can be achieved thanks to weighted classes, which are on a five-point scale. Weighted classes are an unfair representation of GPA and should be eliminated at FHS.  First, it’s important to establish what a ...

Opinion: Student Council should have more responsibility

Opinion: Student Council should have more responsibility

Bree Soule, Online Editor

March 11, 2020

Student Council’s responsibilities at Fenton High are limited. Their responsibilities include organizing the winter dance, homecoming activities, and donating to charities, but not much else. Numerous other responsibilities could be taken on to create a larger student body influence. These responsib...

Opinion: Graffiti is art, not vandalism

Opinion: Graffiti is art, not vandalism

Gracie Warda, Online Editor in Chief

February 20, 2020

While walking down the streets of the northeast side of Flint, through the boarded, burnt and barren houses, a passerby may notice the plethora of street art lining the roads and buildings. Portraits of Frieda, murals of children and families, classic graffiti and more bring color and life into Flint...

Opinion: Graffiti is vandalism

Opinion: Graffiti is vandalism

Emmy Johnson, Writer

February 20, 2020

Kansas City Park and Recreation center spent around $130,000 on city clean up for graffiti in 2012; nationally each year city park and recreation centers spend $12 billion on cleaning up graffiti from neighborhoods, parks and train tracks according to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Under ...

Opinion: What makes a good teacher

Opinion: What makes a good teacher

Gracie Warda, Online Editor in Chief

January 29, 2020

Who is your favorite teacher of all time? Is it the quirky science teacher, who always seems to give great advice? Or maybe it is the kind art teacher, who is always willing to lend a helping hand. No matter who it is, there are some teachers who are simply great at their job, and there are a few reason...

Opinion: Life360 allows parents to keep an eye on their children

Opinion: Life360 allows parents to keep an eye on their children

Natily Hall, Writer

January 17, 2020

Life360, which is an app where family members can track each other, has acquired a lot of positive and negative opinions from children and parents. Some believe it allows parents to be overprotective or just plain creepy. Yet, considering how often kids leave their houses, the bad results are endless. Th...