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Why straight seven is better than block

Macey Melinek, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

Eight classes, four a day, ninety minutes each, and one struggling student. Block schedule has many flaws that I’m sure many of you agree with. One of them being that ninety minutes is just way too long to sit in a class. Especially...

Why block schedule is better than straight seven

Lizbeth Acevedo, Staff Writer, Artist

November 1, 2017

Filed under Opinions

As a senior who has never experienced the wonders of block schedule before, I can easily say it’s a breath of fresh air. Only four classes a day compared to the standard seven allows for more advantages to the student. It provides...

Accepting Change

Anna Winslow, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2017

Filed under Opinions

With every new school year comes new changes. This year, new additions to the school like block schedule, Pathways of Innovation, and increasing technology in the classroom have all had large impacts on our school experiences....

Life goes on

Brianna Horland, Editor-in-Chief & Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2017

Filed under Opinions

High school seniors have been busy this year; it has been a whirlwind of college applications, transcripts, test scores and choices. During the past few months, some have had dream, fulfilled, while others saw them crushed. Awaiting...

To Kill Or Not To Kill; that is the question

Aalayah Campbell and Megan Leiter

March 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Yes Aalayah Campbell The recent sentencing of Dylan Roof, the terrorist who killed 9 people during a prayer service at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston, South Carolina, has determined him to be ...

Senior-To-Senior: Admission aftermath

Taylor Camacho, Opinions Editor

March 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Brace yourselves! Student loans are coming. It is the beginning of the new year, which means the beginning of college acceptance letters. But, with college acceptance comes college declination. It is simply the way of life. No...

Senior-To-Senior: Can We Get Some Scholarships Up In Here

Taylor Camacho, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2016

Filed under Opinions

As we continue the second quarter of the school year, the impending doom that is student loans becomes more and more of a reality. It is known that financial aid such as FAFSA and Bright Futures are open to anyone. However, there...

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Minimalism: less is more

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