Category: Features

The Effects of Social Media

The Effects of Social Media

Social media usage is at an all time high. The common and highly controversial topic on the effects of social media, has been debated since the beginning of the social media age. Sophomore Kyle Denning believes social media has room for growth within the platform. “Social media allows for me to connect with my friends outside of school, as well […]

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Testing

Testing

The semester ends in just one day. On May 31 testing will start with the teacher made tests. This year all of the teacher made exams are on the same day. Junior Tonya Deblasio has only teacher made exams this semester. She is feeling stress with the ending of classes and preparing for exams. “There is a lot going on […]

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Truck Girl Bailee Mills

Truck Girl Bailee Mills

Many students may feel that it is uncommon for girls to own trucks. That thought doesn’t even cross Senior Bailee Mill’s mind. “I think it’s funny when guys joke around with me that I drive a much bigger truck than them. Most men are shocked when they see me easily back my trailer into wherever I need to put it.” […]

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Special Olympics

Special Olympics

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Senior Walk

Senior Walk

A couple weeks before graduation, the seniors take an annual walk down memory lane and show the elementary and middle school students what hard work looks like. The seniors have different purposes for the walk. Some think it’s about motivating the younger grades to stay in school, but for senior Kiley Van-Ryn, the purpose is to acknowledge her success. “Our […]

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A Special Spin on Prom

A Special Spin on Prom

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Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classroom

Technology is a growing concern when it comes to use in the classroom. Some teachers and students advocate for the use of smartphones and Chromebooks to facilitate learning, while others believe that technology may distract students from their learning. According to EdTech, 74 percent of educators support the use of technology in a classroom environment. “Students are able to research […]

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https://dancemakersinc.com/

DMI

There’s excitement in the air for dancers. With DanceMakers Inc. coming closer dancers are preparing for a six day long convention and national competition. Dance studios across the country travel to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to participate. Freshmen Mary Wood has never been to DMI but yearns to go with her friends from the studio she attends. “It sounds like […]

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Summer School

Summer School

With less than a month left of school, some students have no hope of passing their classes. One of the options those students have is summer school through a program called Connexus, its curriculum that allows a slow or fast paced learning structure for students in an online environment. The program includes only standard core classes, and any course completed […]

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Announcement From Our Assistant Principal

Announcement From Our Assistant Principal

Ms. Mangum has some exciting news.

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