Celebrating Christmas and a Birthday Wrapped in One

Madison Slevin, Head News Editor

February 6, 2019

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Having your birthday on a holiday is one thing, but having it on Christmas is something else. Each year I hear the story of how my brother and sister ran downstairs to see if Santa had delivered any gifts, only to find relatives...

Weekend Work Axed By Administration

February 6, 2019

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An important part of the high school experience might soon be disappearing while the homework policy swings into full effect. Homework is an expectation for students of all ages, not just because it refreshes the content they...

Changing the Tide in College Admissions

Harper Crater, Head Sports Editor

November 8, 2018

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As seniors prepare to turn in their college applications they are facing a hard truth: education lacks equity. Affirmative action, defined as any policy which favors those who typically are victims of discrimination, in education...

No Backpacks in Classrooms Policy

Mr. Davidson, Teacher

November 8, 2018

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As far as the backpacks go, there are two things about that: this is just my opinion, but you guys look ridiculous walking down the hallways with these huge backpacks stuffed to the point of busting zippers, leaning over at the...

No Backpacks in Classrooms Policy

Grant Pepin, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018

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As a junior, I’ve had some experience with the many ups and downs that high school throws at its students. One of the recent downs is the No Backpack Policy that some teachers have implemented. This is the way teachers control...

The Importance of Students Registering to Vote

Carly Herbert, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018

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As of 2016, the millennial voting bloc had surpassed 62 million voting-age citizens, closing in on the Baby Boomer voting bloc that holds steady at 70 million voting age citizens. With mid-term election season upon us, any...

Girls State

Madison Slevin, News Editor

October 10, 2018

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This summer, I had the privilege of attending Virginia Girls State. The leadership program was held at Longwood University, June 17-23. Throughout the course of the week, I helped establish a fully functioning state level government,...

A Week at Boys State

A Week at Boys State

October 9, 2018

Graduation Induces Freshman Year Flashbacks

Rutger Scott, Entertainment Editor

May 23, 2018

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Four years of intense public schooling at the high school level had to teach us seniors something, right? After a quartet of what seemed like nonstop workload, legend has told of how the senior has given so much to make it...

Paving the Way to College Excellence

Nathan Pullen, News Editor

May 23, 2018

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After four years supposedly dedicated to preparing me for college, life, and a profession, I can confidently say that high school has shaped me into the person that I am today, for better or for worse. There are, however, a...

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