Cheater, Cheater, Grade Stealer: The Surge in Academic Dishonesty

Cheater, Cheater, Grade Stealer: The Surge in Academic Dishonesty

Haley Yelle, Staff Writer
February 6, 2015 • 1,381 views
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As AP World History teacher Jeri Bordelon grades the projects assigned to the class, she notices a consistency in the answers the students gave. She recalls events that should have made her suspicious, but for some reason she chose to ignore them until now. After investigation, Ms. Bordelon discovers... Read more »

More Than Just a Number: The Power of Class Rank

More Than Just a Number: The Power of Class Rank

Rebecca Goodman, Staff Writer
January 30, 2015 • 863 views
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Students tend to associate senior year with a certain ease: getting ready for prom, graduation and soaking up the last drops of the high school experience. With no more worries and future plans decided, most seniors just want to sleep until their stay ends. Well, at least that’s the expectation. Senior... Read more »

Interactive: AP Secretaries – Rulers of the School

Interactive: AP Secretaries – Rulers of the School

Garrett Brantley, Staff Writer
January 26, 2015 • 0 views
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Get to know the coolest faculty members on campus.

Inked: The Excitement and Regret of Tattoos

Inked: The Excitement and Regret of Tattoos

Heather Hines, Staff Writer
December 19, 2014 • 880 views
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Coach Lacy Beckler stands outside the P.E. locker room as she takes attendance with her iPad. All her students watch, but none see the four tattoos on her hands. Out of the nine tattoos Coach Beckler has, eight appear in white ink, making them visible only when pointed out. Students and teachers like... Read more »

Dealing with Divorce

Dealing with Divorce

Doris Larroy, Staff Writer
November 28, 2014 • 475 views
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Bags zip up, shoes slip on and a jacket slides onto sophomore Alex Toon’s shoulders as she gets ready to leave her mom’s house to go to her dad’s for the weekend. She says goodbye to her mother and heads out to see her father. Toon, like one... Read more »

Trick-or-Treat: Here Comes Halloween

Trick-or-Treat: Here Comes Halloween

Haley Yelle, Staff Writer
October 30, 2014 • 768 views
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On average, people in America spend about $6 billion on Halloween. All of the money spent on costumes, candy, decorations and pumpkins make Halloween the second largest commercial holiday in America. For some, the holiday comes... Read more »

ISIS: What You Need to Know

ISIS: What You Need to Know

Anna Jordan, Staff Writer
October 6, 2014 • 10,330 views
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What Does ISIS Stand For? “ISIS” stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham. Al-Sham includes Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq, Syria and Kuwait. Why Should Students Have Knowledge of the Controversy at Hand? As the generation of the future, we need to become educated on... Read more »

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Jacob Friedberg and Phillip Smith
September 10, 2014 • 1,413 views
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It started off as an ordinary September day but quickly turned to smoke-filled skies and streets full of terrified people. As the people of New York City started their daily routines, they were interrupted by a horrific terrorist attack. This attack would devastate the nation and change it forever.... Read more »

100 Happy Days

100 Happy Days

Alanna Zaskoda, Editor-in-Chief
August 29, 2014 • 887 views
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Sulking at home and complaining about a bad day seems to be much more common than racing home to brag about a good one. Bad situations seem to have much more power over the outcome of your day than good situations. That’s the purpose of 100... Read more »

Catfished: Social Media Scam Exposes Minors

Catfished: Social Media Scam Exposes Minors

Ka’Leif Hodge, Staff Writer
May 20, 2014 • 4,289 views
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After an anonymous Instagram account humiliated students who believed they sent naked photos in confidence, students began questioning how and why their pictures could get posted online. However, no one can be entirely sure of where their promiscuous photos may end up, and more often than not, Instagram... Read more »