How to NOT fail at high school

Abby Karlin, Features Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Uncategorized

You’ve heard horror stories about what happens when Middle School turns to High School. The classes get harder, the subject matter is harder, and kids actually have to start studying. So here’s the truth: It’s all true....

Media Review: Jackie Chan adventures hits hard with a blast from the past

Makoto Hunter, Copy Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under A&E, Blogs

With Netflix exclusive media such as Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Dinotrux, and Marvel’s Daredevil becoming more and more prevalent, it’s easy to forget how the now ubiquitous on-demand internet streaming media ...

Being transgender is not as simple as just “being yourself”

Alex Rand

October 20, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Campus Life, Opinion

The author of this story chose to remain anonymous for safety reasons detailed below.   Let's make one thing very clear right off the bat; I'm genderfluid (my gender identity varies over time). This is a highly personal...

What the SAT actually measures

Kayla Rand, Editor in Chief of Web

October 12, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

It’s one of the most dreaded tests out there. It’s met with anxiety, stress, and (if you’ve already taken the test) jokes about the anxiety and stress of the next up to take it. Perhaps it’s met with studying for hours...


Andrea Recinos, Reporter

September 29, 2015

Filed under Blogs

In my entire life I could say I had failed like thousands of times. Seriously, it feels so bad. Have you ever felt that? I think everyone has experienced that for a moment. You feel disappointed. I am going to tell you my self-experience...

How To Get Your Dream Job (In Medicine)

Ebony Cobbs, Reporter

September 3, 2015

Filed under Blogs

I want to go into the medical field, so this is the topic I have the most research on.  If you want to pursue a career in the medical field, you need to start now.  Here are 13 general steps to get you there: Find the spe...

Con: Attendance Policy Face Off

Maria Granados, Reporter

August 17, 2015

Filed under News, Opinion

Because of the new absence policy, after missing class for 11 days- consecutive or not- students will then be put into no-credit status in their class. This will, in the end, only be detrimental to the students. The only times a...

Pro: Attendance Policy Face Off

Nikolaus Rosales, Reporter

August 17, 2015

Filed under News, Opinion, Uncategorized

This year, the attendance policy has become very strict. The reason for this being many students took advantage of it the years before. I think that they should be strict with the attendance policy, considering so many people took ...

Watching ‘ The International’

Wyatt Calandro, Reporter

August 14, 2015

Filed under A&E, Blogs

On Saturday, I grouped up with my brother and eight friends, and we went to view The International Dota 2 Championships Grand Finals over at a local movie theater. In total there were about 20 of us who were there to watch the...

Freshman Journalist reflects on first week

Garrett Allen, Reporter

August 13, 2015

Filed under Blogs

Being a freshman is difficult for most people, but for me adjusting to school life was not as hard as some people made it out to be. I can certainly, however, see how it would be very difficult for some people to adjust to going...

What I learned in high school… besides how to write a Taylor polynomial

Alice Pratt, Copy Editor

May 7, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Campus Life

For me, life is largely about growth. Not physical growth (I am still under 5 feet and will probably never get there), but emotional and mental growth. High school is… well, where do I even start? High school is a change....

Seniors are “standing on the precipice of adulthood”

Connor Boyles, Blog Editor

May 7, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Campus Life

Now, I’m what might be called a big and tall kid. In seventh grade, that’s a name no one would’ve given me. Small and shrimpy made a much more appropriate nickname then. Which makes it all the more curious that that was...