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Christmas in Fall?

Christmas in Fall?

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


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Once Halloween is over, all decorations go down and the Christmas decor is out. Stores usually don’t put up Thanksgiving decorations, since its November, they just rush into lighting Christmas up. Some people do not like how stores forget about Thanksgiving, while others love how Christmas is a...

Make the Switch

Make the Switch

Natalie Tajeddine, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


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It seems like every week there’s a new trend that comes up on Instagram, and recently, it seems like metal straws are the new wave. There are many reasons everyone should switch to reusable straws, but the most important reasons is that plastic straws are bad for the environment, and your health. ...

Wooden Ladle Review

Wooden Ladle Review

Lizzy Mason, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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Spicy broth, savory mushrooms, crunchy bamboo shoots, soft eggs, juicy chicken, and a whole lot of noodles. Wooden Ladle has an abundance of food choices that can satisfy hunger. It consists of meals like poke bowls, ramen, and pho. A poke bowl includes sushi rice, meat such as salmon, tuna, chic...

Litter After Lunch

Litter After Lunch

Justine Nguyen, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Student Life

Lunch is the only time of the day where most high schoolers get a break. That being said, some high schoolers take advantage of this break to leave some more unsavory remnants behind, such as lunch trays with leftover lunch tidbits, empty chip bags, and nasty splatters of food.   Take the ...

Computer Based Testing Eliminates Classroom Time

Computer Based Testing Eliminates Classroom Time

Emma Behrmann, Copy Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

A cafeteria full of students, but it isn’t lunch time. Testing season requires teachers to leave their classrooms to proctor standardized tests, leaving their students to sit in the cafeteria or teaching auditorium. Standardized testing, yet despised, is here to stay. However, the mode of testing- ...

Smartphones Disrupt class

Smartphones Disrupt class

Kaitlyn Pamplona, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2018


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Look around. Do you see anyone who doesn’t own a smartphone? No. That’s because a teen’s life wouldn’t be complete without it. Smartphones are very reliable sources of technology that are used everyday to communicate, play games, and learn. Quizlet, Photomath, and Kahoot are the few of many...

Computer based testing eliminates classroom time

Emma Behrmann, Copy Editor

May 11, 2018


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A cafeteria full of students, but it isn’t lunch time. Testing season requires teachers to leave their classrooms to proctor standardized tests, leaving their students to sit in the cafeteria or teaching auditorium. Standardized testing, yet despised, is here to stay. However, the mode of testing-...

Fortnite Season 4 Update

Fortnite Season 4 Update

Andy Blair, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018


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Over the last eight months, Fortnite has taken the gaming world by storm. Fortnite had a peak of 3.4 million of concurrent players back in March which is currently the third most in the world behind only League of Legends (7.5 million) and a game mainly popularized in Asia, Crossfire (8 million). Fortnite’s...

Should testing be limited?

Bella Yacoviello, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2018


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In 2016, 3.6 million standardized tests were administered in Florida, (orlandosentinel.com), and in the two years that have followed, only more tests have been added. Standardized testing has become too frequent, to the point where it seems we’re bombarded nearly every week with a different...

Is It Really Just A Test?

Is It Really Just A Test?

Jacyn McCrudden, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


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  The end of the school year is infamous for anxiety ridden students taking FSA testing and final exams. Who wants to spend time studying, or stressing over trying to pass to get out of high school? It’s not worth it, we shouldn’t be sweating or almost in tears trying to figure out what to do...

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