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Is College Still Worth It?

Is College Still Worth It?

Alisha Bhatia, Staff Writter

September 21, 2020

   Much of the benefit of college comes from interacting with people, whether meeting interesting students, making lifelong friends, or talking with professors. In the wake of the Coronavirus, these experiences are dramatically different, and the college experience may not return to normal for a...

First Week Of School: Brick and Mortar

First Week Of School: Brick and Mortar

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

Nothing about this year has been normal, and for the first week of school, no one knew what to expect. With almost half of the kids in brick-and-mortar school, changes had to be made. In the classroom, the setting is much different than last year, and every year before that. To reduce the risk of...

First Week of School: Online

First Week of School: Online

Katie Matthews, Editor In Chief

September 14, 2020

Starting of my senior year online was not the way I envisioned it. I do not get to see my favorite teachers every day or sit at the sacred senior table during lunch. There have been a lot of changes this year from having the option to go online to transitioning our learning platform to Canvas. Most...

Junior year – cut short

Junior year - cut short

Katie Matthews, Editor in Chief

May 27, 2020

I was at the beach over spring break when I got a text from my friends saying there is no school for another week, everyone was excited and already making plans. Little did we know that one-week break would become the rest of the year. At first, I was loving online school. You do work on your own...

Do we still need libraries?

Do we still need libraries?

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

It was extremely common in elementary school to ask your teacher if you could go to the library for a new book. But, as middle school came around, more and more laptops were being used, and things like Kindle or Amazon Fire came out. iPads became very popular and, although they are still popular, paper-back...

A big shift in AP exams

A big shift in AP exams

Katie Matthews, Editor in Chief

May 11, 2020

AP exams are going to be different this year. Since the spread of the Corona virus and the closing of high schools across the nation, AP exams will no longer be taken at school. College board has decided to transition to an online version. The exams have been shortened to 1-2 free response question...

Five ways to stay entertained through quarantine

Five ways to stay entertained through quarantine

Sofia Rao, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

Staying at home all day with your family members might be driving some of us crazy... Here are 5 ways to avoid boredom during quarantine: Invest in a good streaming network. Companies like Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ and Youtube TV offer a variety of different shows and movies that will keep yo...

Civil Discourse

Civil Discourse

Hannah Barrios, Guest Contributor

April 21, 2020

At its core, civil discourse is the purest pursuit of truth. Discourse empowers people to come together from various backgrounds and beliefs and unify under a balance of each opinion, allowing all evidence and perspectives to play a role. As arguments are carefully debated and examined, only the best...

Something new to do: Cooking

Something new to do: Cooking

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

During this stay at home period, I have really picked up cooking dinner each night with my dad (since he works at home). We have tried many different methods of cooking: grilling, flat top grilling, baking, smoking, and stove-top cooking. Each method is very different but they are equally as good, depending...

We all like Instagram, but should Instagram have likes?

We all like Instagram, but should Instagram have likes?

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

It’s a topic that’s been subject to debate for a while: should Instagram get rid of likes? As such a widely used social media platform, pretty much anyone and everyone can get an account and start uploading their pictures and captions. It’s a great way to keep up with friends that have moved away,...

They Called it Puppy Love

They Called it Puppy Love

Sofia Rao, Staff Writer

April 4, 2020

Many high school students have trained themselves to avert their eyes and ignore the public displays of affection in their school hallways. Some students think these overly affectionate students are foolish, but most just accept the young couples. Yet, we often don’t take a step back and think what...

The Life Changing Effects of Covid-19

The Life Changing Effects of Covid-19

Sofia Rao, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

   All students remember the moment they heard the news that schools would be closing because of the dangers the corona virus presented.      After the initial shock and rush of excitement, everyone had to take a step back and wonder “What happens now?”    At first every teenager tho...

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