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Pros of Web Filters

Erin Hogge, Managing Editor

May 2, 2017

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Thousands of students across the country bring some type of technological device to school every day. Whether they are in high school, middle school, or even elementary school, an increasing number of students have some sort...

Lack of Recognition Hurts Fauquier Scholars

Harper Crater, Lifestyle Editor

May 2, 2017

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During our high school years, we run ourselves ragged whilst doing our best to make A’s, play sports, and be involved with the community; it only makes sense we should be recognized for our efforts. There are three public high...

The Cons of Web Filters in Schools

Carly Herbert, News Editor

May 2, 2017

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On average, high-school and college students check their phones somewhere between 75-80 times a day, according to a survey done by Time Magazine. Whether it be to scroll through the latest posts on social media, send a quick...

Celebrities Involved in Politics

Harper Crater, Lifestyle Editor

March 31, 2017

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Recently, celebrities have been strongly ridiculed for expressing their political opinions on social media. Celebrities are always in the public eye, but when expressing political opinions, there has been backlash. Celebrities...

Going to School with my Mom..Yay or Nay?

Grace Small, Staff Editor

March 2, 2017

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Having my mom as a teacher at Kettle Run can have its advantages, but trust me, they’re disadvantages. My mom, Sally Small, has been working at the school since it opened in 2008. Despite having her work at the school, my day...

Is Free Speech Really Free?

Catherine Schefer, Editor in Chief

February 24, 2017

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     What actually constitutes free speech? Is free speech really free speech? In the United States we are blessed with the gift of not having to constantly worry about harsh repercussions for speaking out in public. For exa...

Changing the Homework Norms

Catherine Schefer, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017

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  “Get involved.” “Build your resume.” “Participate in a variety of activities.” “Oh yeah don’t forget to do your homework!” It’s no secret that many of today’s teens are hyper-stressed with sc...

Teens Urged To Stop Streaming Videos

Declan Boyle, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2017

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A very common practice one that you might have even done yourself, is actually a felony, and could even land you in jail if you’re caught. Kettle Run students have admitted to streaming movies at home that are still in the theater....

Request For Microwaves in Cafeterias Heats Up

Jack Linton, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2017

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Microwaves in the cafeteria have always been something students have wanted here at Kettle Run High School. When I was a sophomore, our class president Ethan Schmidt listened to the voices of the students and pushed to get microwaves...

Teens Urged To Stop Streaming Videos

Declan Boyle, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2017

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A very common practice, one that you might have even done yourself, is actually a felony, and could even land you in jail if you’re caught. Kettle Run students have admitted to streaming movies at home that are still in the...

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