Category: Editorial

“Q & A”: Spirit Week

“Q & A”: Spirit Week

This year’s fall spirit week is coming up shortly, and many are enthused about the upcoming events. Through October 13 to October 17 the festivities will occur. Every day is a different “spirit day”. Students are encouraged to dress up in certain outfits or in a certain color every day. Monday is costume day, Tuesday is twin day, Wednesday is […]

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Senior Riley Hundley uses her cell phone during her lunch.

Cell Phones Should be Allowed During Lunch

By 10:00 AM most high school students are starving. Others are not hungry, but desperate to work on homework, make a phone call home, or simply escape the building stresses of school. Whatever the reason, all students excitedly await the arrival of their designated third-block-lunch. Friends sit down and laugh together, the studious kids giggling along as they frantically summarize […]

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Mythbusters: Cracking Down on West Johnston Misconceptions

Mythbusters: Cracking Down on West Johnston Misconceptions

http://take-a-tech-tip.blogspot.com/ High school is an adventure best explored head first, with eyes wide open. Students experience a lot during their four years at West Johnston, and some don’t know what to expect. Even after one, two, or three years, most students still have misconceptions about what high school has to offer. Truth be told, it’s easy to confuse what high […]

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Are Your Pictures Private?

Are Your Pictures Private?

Censored version of William-Adolphe Bouguereau’s The Birth of Venus from wikimedia commons The internet is for sharing useful information, not invading one’s privacy and publishing it for the whole world to see. I couldn’t even imagine what it would be like to find out that I was hacked and that there were embarrassing photos pasted across the web. On August […]

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Are AP Classes Worth It-Student Perspective

Are AP Classes Worth It-Student Perspective

May means more than one month left to school, for students who signed up for AP classes it means taking the AP Exams. But is the rigorous schedule, the extra work, and the stress worth it.From freshmen year seminar we are encouraged to take challenging courses. We are egged on to take honors, AP,  and college courses. But are we […]

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I Became Disabled For 3 Days

I Became Disabled For 3 Days

I Became Disabled For 3 Days Have you ever wondered what it was like for a person to sit in a wheelchair? Some just have to endure it for a small period of time because of an injury, while others endure it for a lifetime. Well I’ve had the full experience of what it’s like; it wasn’t what I thought […]

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I Became A Vegetarian For A Week

I Became A Vegetarian For A Week

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to give up meat? Well I chose to give up meat for five days and it was extremely hard. Day 1: Giving up meat is really hard. I woke up and all I wanted for breakfast was to go to Chick-fil-a and get a chicken biscuit. Instead I ate banana’s and […]

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Are the biggest fans, the biggest stalkers?

Are the biggest fans, the biggest stalkers?

Are the biggest fans, the biggest stalkers? Brianna Green, a senior at West Johnston High School has a special relationship with Chris Brown, he is her husband. Her obsession began in 2010, her ninth grade year, second semester. She likes to keep up with her “husband” through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, concerts, live TV shows and radio station interviews. “I […]

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