Another Semester, Another Exam Schedule

Another Semester, Another Exam Schedule

Alanna Zaskoda, Staff Writer
February 19, 2014 • 75 views
Filed under Our Opinion, Recent Stories

District administrators issued a new exam schedule for the fall and spring semesters, but the change didn’t appear any better. The schedule was extremely confusing, consisting of regularly... Read more »

Show Me the Money: Where Breast Cancer Money Goes

Show Me the Money: Where Breast Cancer Money Goes

Sarah Pearson, Staff Writer
January 13, 2014 • 71 views
Filed under Our Opinion, Our Picks, Recent Stories

One in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, it’s the second biggest killer... Read more »

OPINION: Letter Jackets Deserve Funding

OPINION: Letter Jackets Deserve Funding

Alanna Zaskoda, Staff Writer
November 4, 2013 • 216 views
Filed under Our Opinion, Top Story

In the past, organizations were very selective about who received their prestigious letterman jackets, but not so much anymore. Students in clubs anywhere from Academic Decathlon to Home Economics may buy a jacket because MISD no longer purchases them. Previously, students received the jackets as rewards... Read more »

LBTV: Government Shutdown

LBTV: Government Shutdown


October 4, 2013 • 61 views
Filed under LBTV, Our Opinion

OPINION: Questioning Sex-Ed In School

OPINION: Questioning Sex-Ed In School

Staff
May 15, 2013 • 409 views
Filed under Our Opinion, Recent Stories, Top Story

Sex. The subject is all around us: in advertisements, in our conversations and in our education. Approximately 76,400 teenage girls are impregnated every year in Texas. In order to ensure these numbers do not continue... Read more »

LBTV: Boston Bombings

LBTV: Boston Bombings


April 24, 2013 • 43 views
Filed under LBTV, Our Opinion, Recent Stories

When The Government Steals Your Money

When The Government Steals Your Money

Laura Baker, Staff Writer
February 25, 2013 • 142 views
Filed under Our Opinion, Recent Stories

Two thousand years ago, if someone wanted to make everyone hate them, he’d become a tax collector. Throughout the course of history, taxes and tax collectors were associated with evil and unfairness. Colonists during the American Revolution got fed up with the unfair taxes levied on them by Great Britain;... Read more »

OPINION: Teachers With Guns Will Strengthen School Security

OPINION: Teachers With Guns Will Strengthen School Security

Kim Spaulding, Staff Writer
February 21, 2013 • 1,130 views
Filed under Our Opinion, Recent Stories

After the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, parents, teachers and administrators have started questioning whether schools remain safe anymore. The only way to ensure a massacre of this size won’t happen again is to arm teachers. Teachers should be allowed to carry guns... Read more »

LBTV: In Our Opinion Women in Combat

LBTV: In Our Opinion Women in Combat


January 31, 2013 • 76 views
Filed under LBTV, Our Opinion, Recent Stories

Nine-Period Schedule Hinders Students’ Learning

Nine-Period Schedule Hinders Students’ Learning

Staff Editorial
January 3, 2013 • 230 views
Filed under Our Opinion, Recent Stories

With the intent to save money, the district moved from the A-B block system to the nine-period schedule after official approval at the board meeting May 3. With the implementation of the revised schedule, the district decreased the number of teachers at established schools without having to hire many... Read more »

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