Blue Print

Learn the lingo

Caitlyn Bogart, Co-Editor In Chief

March 9, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Hash tags belong on Twitter; not Facebook #havingfun, #likeaboss, #sobored, #winning, #thisisfortwitter. The Twitter fascination of hash tags, to add an extra oomph to a post has transferred over to Facebook. They are two...

College days

Nikki Culver, Advertising Editor

March 1, 2012

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Last year, students were allowed two days during their school year to tour colleges without the absences counting against them–something that is a huge concern for those hoping to be exempt from semester exams. This year, however,...

Future teachers get taught

Abigail Reynolds, Staff Writer

February 24, 2012

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This past week, Ready, Set, Teach! got to take a look at the other side of education, behind the scenes. Ready, Set, Teach! students took a morning field trip to the Education Service Center and toured the facilities with opening...

Which is better?

Which is better?

February 16, 2012

It’s difficult to balance school, work

Dustin Sanders, Staff Writer

February 16, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Many students are able to obtain jobs and still manage the grades a good student needs in school. Some students are even able to keep up with extracurricular activities in and out of school as well.    It is said that for...

Happiness is a choice

Caitlyn Bogart, Co-Editor In Chief

February 13, 2012

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Every day, people go to work and school, they run the rat-race, the monotonous day to day things that get everyone down. People are debating whether or not it is a choice to be happy. Happiness is a perception, and it is a...

Wicked step-parents are not so wicked

Abigail Reynolds, Staff Writer

January 31, 2012

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Divorce seems to be a growing epidemic in the U.S. today, and almost half of our school population is made up of students who are from divorced families. Movies today, and in recent times have always portrayed stepparents as evil-doers:...

Exams should be before Christmas

Dustin Sanders, Staff Writer

January 25, 2012

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No exams. Students dread the first week back to school in January because of one thing—exams. Starting Jan. 10, students prepare for a long week of reviews, studying and exams. This week involves staying up very late, st...

How far is too far?

Wililam Jackson, Staffer

January 24, 2012

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Zip ties A recent and unusual epidemic is plaguing the school and it goes by the name “zip ties”.  Zip-tying is the act of taking a zip-tie and closing it on a person’s backpack or other item, making it difficult and...

Ready, Set, go Teach

Abigail Reynolds, Staff Writer

January 23, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Ready, Set, Teach! is a new class offered this year to juniors and seniors- advised by Ms. Jessica Taylor- who want to be teachers, tutors, librarians, administrators/principals or even school counselors. This class is a program...

Thank you for helping

Caitlyn Bogart, Co-Editor In Chief

January 17, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Some teachers make the effort and others don’t Powerpoints, worksheets, group projects, lab time, class discussions… that’s all well and good but what if the student still doesn’t understand?  Students appreciate teach...

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