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Love thy neighbor, obey thy law

Kristin Gooch, Video Editor

September 18, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

County clerk should be under fire for denying marriage licenses  A Kentucky clerk was released from jail Sept. 8 for breaking federal law. Following “God’s authority” Kim Davis was jailed for not issuing marriage license...

Looking for new respect: Students should revere teachers

Allie Dorsey, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2015

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School is a time for learning, it is a privilege and we take that for granted. School is not a playground where we can horse around and do as we please. Say for instance there is a group of people in one of your classes and...

Becoming a leader

Kailee Zercher, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

In a world full of followers, how are leaders identified? What does it take to be a leader? There are so many different opinions, perspectives, and ideas in this world that come with being a leader that it’s hard to narr...

Medicated: Fighting the stigma of mental illness

Ash Thomas, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2015

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Let’s talk about the word crazy. I asked a few students what it is, and they think to be crazy means to be “insane,” or to be a “wild psycho.” Typically, the word is used in everyday conversation, regarding sports, ...

Be Santa year-round

Rhapsody Kilgore, Contributor

December 5, 2014

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Think about the month of December. Okay so probably the number one thing that came to mind was Christmas. With Christmas comes thoughts of snow, cookies, family time, religious meanings, but mostly presents. The idea of this holiday...

I don’t got $20 in my pocket

Caroline Witty, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2014

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Senior spending through high school career is absolutely outrageous Hearing constantly “Senior year will be your easiest year ever! Nothing to worry about!” I am here to tell you that little statement that is whispered int...

Quilted community

Elizabeth Abrams, Editor

March 27, 2014

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Students experience multiple trials, school grows closer as family   Senior Ivan Mejia was allegedly murdered by two of his peers. This follows not long after freshman Nahum Martinez was shot by two of his classmate...

Broken minds are equal to broken legs

Carley Rogers, Contributor

March 6, 2014

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Students with social ‘injuries’ required to present in classes    Stuttering, sweating, panicking and breaking down are all symptoms of what students with social anxiety or depression suffer through when they are fo...

Battle of body image

Ash Thomas, Reporter

February 24, 2014

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National Eating Disorder Awareness week helps to spread the truth about eating disorders   She had not eaten a full meal in nearly a week. She was surviving on small portions of food such as fruit or vegetables and ...

Home schoolers lose out on important high school experiences

Michael Turner, Reporter

February 21, 2014

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I have a big family of seven. I’m also the only boy. I have four younger sisters, between the ages of 3 and 4 months. The older two, 13 and 6, are homeschooled. Homeschooling is not for everyone. I went to public school...

The gift of giving

Courtney Hersley, Contributor

December 5, 2013

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This time of year should be about giving rather than receiving To give or to receive that is the question and with thousands of children needing basic necessities the answer seems pretty logical. 2014 should be a year of giv...

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