Revolution

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...

¿Sabes un lenguaje segundo? 

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

   Hello! İHola! Bonjour! Ciao! Do you know a second language? Learning a second language has proven to be beneficial to everyone in many ways: college admissions, future jobs, and having an improved memory. It may be a little tricky at first but being taught a second language could help you in the future....

How much does texting effect you?

How much does texting effect you?

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

   Phone usage among teens has skyrocketed in the last few years. Texting has especially become more popular than traditional phone calling, and with that, slang has also become a more frequently used method of communication. Using phrases such as “r u going?”, “how old r u?”, “omw- (on ...

Teachers’ paradox (part one)

Teachers’ paradox (part one)

Alishia Bhatia, Guest Contributor

March 3, 2020

As the people that contribute the most to the economy, teachers are woefully underpaid. Just like the universal laws of physics are understood to be all encompassing, the basic rules of economics are said to be forever cemented and unchanging. What comes up must come down. When supply increases, demand...

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