• February 17Cheerleaders win fifth place at NCA Nationals

  • February 4Competitive Cheer wins the FHSAA 2A Small Non-Tumbling State Champhionship for the second year in a row

  • February 4Band director Brett Dawson is voted 2016-2017 teacher of the year

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Black Friday Battle Arena: Worth the Scars?

Casey Durliat, Staff Writer

January 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

With Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s around the corner, people all across the United States wait patiently for the holy grail of shopping holidays: Black Friday. This year, starting on Thanksgiving day, thousands of people...

Beware the Cyber Creep?

Dillon Stanford and Jennifer Predvil

January 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

It is tough for me to understand the concept on “online stalking.” Since when has there been an acceptable standard of how long a person is allowed to look at your profile? When you decide to leave your information open to...

Sam Says: Be a Human, Not a Man

Sam Hinkes, Managing Editor

January 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Be a man. Talk the talk. Walk the walk. Emotions are for the weak. Men keep their chin up at all times. Be a woman. Stay in the kitchen. Pop out babies. Adopt his last name in holy matrimony. Wear makeup because your natural...

Face Off: I DON’T Believe in the Knight in Shining Armor

Sam Hinkes, Managing Editor

January 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

We live in a new generation full of excitement, innovation, and bustling energy. It only seems appropriate that we take a new approach to traditional ways. Centuries ago, we thought the world was flat. In this new age, it only...

Face Off: I DO Believe in the Knight in Shining Armor

Jennifer Predvil, Opinion Editor

January 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Can we please just get back to the basics? A little blast to the past never hurt anyone, because it seems as if this generation doesn’t value traditional romance anymore. All anybody ever wants to do is to text their boy toy...

Staff Editorial: It Takes a Village to Print a Paper

Ben Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The school paper is something that is often taken for granted. The average student only sees the paper the four or five times a year that it is published, and only hears about it when a friend who is taking the class mentions...

Emphasis on the ACT/SAT is justified

Alyssa Beckwith, Lifestyles Editor

January 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Just as times are changing, so are the expectations of colleges. Tuition is at an all-time high and admission boards are raising their standards, including higher standardized test scores. Most competitive universities accept...

Sam Says: LOL (jk not rly)

Sam Hinkes, Managing Editor

October 28, 2013

Filed under Opinion

“Lol,” “hbd,” “idk my bff Jill.” You can say what you want to lighten to mood of any topic. Those three letters have so much power. A single laugh out loud could revolutionize America. So it’s safe to say “lol”...

Face-Off: NSA Scandal (Ben Mitchell)

Ben Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The government SHOULD be allowed to invade citizens' privacy Citizens of the US were shocked when former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden revealed the details of a government security program known as PRISM th...

Face-Off: NSA Scandal (Lucas Ramos)

Lucas Ramos, Features Editor

October 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The government should NOT be allowed to invade citizens' privacy Over 100 million citizens use Verizon cell phones in the United States.  I use one; some of my friends use them; friends of friends use them. It’s one of t...

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