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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...

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: 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...

Opinion: Hats should be allowed in school

Opinion: Hats should be allowed in school

Natily Hall, Writer

January 3, 2020

Constantly being told “take your hat off,” gets annoying, especially if you suffer from “hat hair”. Hats have been a part of trends for many years, especially during the wintertime when they act functionally and fashionably. During the winter season, hats have become a necessity to keep your...

A wave of controversy follows the release of “Joker”

A wave of controversy follows the release of “Joker”

John Sabato, Reviewer

October 8, 2019

Since it was announced, the Joker solo film was never meant to be a big-budget blockbuster that rocked a cinematic universe to its core. It was always meant to be a deep character study of one of the most notorious comic book villains of all time. Following Arthur Fleck, an unbefriended and uncherished...

Opinion: Fenton High should not have an open campus

Opinion: Fenton High should not have an open campus

Riann Masi, Writer

October 3, 2019

Lunch periods are the free time in a students' days when they get to eat and socialize. Some high schools have an open campus lunch, meaning students may leave school property to go purchase food outside of the schools' cafeteria options. High schools around the world participate in this open campus...

Opinion: Fenton High should have an open campus

Opinion: Fenton High should have an open campus

Sydney Bommersbach, Assistant Online Editor in Chief

October 3, 2019

Driving to Panera Bread, Vibe Well or Fenton House for lunch seems like a dream to Fenton High students. In reality, having an open campus would make much sense and be very beneficial to all. It would allow students to meet their dietary and monetary needs in a more specific way, give them a much-needed br...

Amber’s All About Fashion: Fall, Fashion Week & Friends

Amber Kelly, Opinion Editor

October 1, 2019

The oversized sweater and leggings combination is overdone. I’m not saying I won’t ever wear that outfit combination again, but it’s boring. Sweaters and a leather skirt or fitted pair of dress pants are always a visually appealing combination. Chunky sweaters, long skirts and thigh high boots are...

Opinion: Early morning SRT helps students thrive

Opinion: Early morning SRT helps students thrive

Bree Soule, Writer

September 23, 2019

While walking through the school hallway in the morning, you may see numerous tired faces as students begin to file in. Students drag their feet to first hour wishing it was the end of the day already. Having SRT in the morning benefits students, helping them to get a kickstart to their day before p...