PE standards vary from sports to summer school

Abby Karlin, Business Manager, Opinions Editor

October 24, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Opinion, Top Stories

Last year, I wrote a piece on PE, and how it was unfair that students who participated in school sports still had to get a PE Credit. The general argument was that PE and Sports are different because PE has a curriculum and required...

Are brand name schools better?

Mitchell Wenger, News Editor

October 24, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Opinion, Top Stories

Harvard. Stanford. MIT. Yale. All colleges that every American strives to attend. The pinnacle of academic achievement. The most elite colleges in the country. But are they really worth it? Every single senior stresses about how they...

Fight for Ignorance

September 30, 2016

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Alex Hifler- Online media editor The need to escape is inherent in all of us. Escape from our thoughts and crowd out the thoughts through interaction with others, escape from problems, escape from self inflicted torment, and ...

Face Off: Spirit Stick Becomes Controversial (Senior)

Mitchell Wenger, News Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Opinion, Uncategorized

The most recent pep rally was an affront to the integrity of this school. The violation of tradition has enraged many seniors against the abomination that is the sophomore class.  For over 15 years the Spirit Stick has been given...

Face Off: Spirit stick becomes controversial (Sophomore)

Kristine Le, Blogs Editor, A&E Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Opinion

I don’t intend on having a major conflict nor do I have much of an opinion on the recent pep rally’s results, however it’s been getting out of hand. One issue is the fact that it’s a McClintock tradition to give the...

Russian Olympic team spotlights issue of state sponsored doping

Mitchell Wenger, Reporter

August 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

With the Olympics games in full swing, there has been a lot of hype for the athletes, but also a bit of scandal. The Olympics have a long history of doping and use of performance enhancing drugs, and this year is no exception. The...

Out of the Nest: What They Don’t Tell You About Living On Your Own

Alexis Kunke, Social Media Director

April 20, 2016

Filed under Blogs

The average teenager is expected to follow the suburban plan of moving out. This plan means that you stay with your family throughout high school, pack your bags on the day of graduation, and head off to live on your own in a...

Coming out versus being outed

Alex Rand, Editor in Chief

March 28, 2016

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Coming out is the act of telling other people that you’re LGBT+. Because I’m transgender, coming out is something that’s really hard to avoid. People tend to assume I’m a girl and that they should refer to me with ‘she...

Anxiety is no laughing matter

Kassandra Perez, Editor in Chief

March 18, 2016

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Okay, let's flashback to elementary school. There were the social group of kids who were always ready to answer a question with so much confidence and weren’t afraid to be themselves. Then there were the annoying troublemaker...

Managing your life

Wyatt Calandro, Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Blogs

By far, the last three weeks have been some of the hardest I’ve ever experienced in high school. Calculus has been a hard subject for me the entire year, but recently I have been having trouble with understanding the lessons,...

Time management

Garret Allen, Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under Blogs

Time Management is something that everyone hears at some point during their life at school. Using your time wisely is so overused that, as this point, I'm not even sure what it means. Is using your time wisely using all the time...

Technology: Helping or Hindering Schools?

Wyatt Calandro, Blogs Editor

February 22, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Opinion

The widespread use of technology in schools has become mainstream within the last few years. The first thing I recall about the shift is a mobile computer cart filled with MacBooks at my middle school. Now, my brother tells me...