The Pros of Cougar Time

Carly Herbert, Co-Managing Editor

November 10, 2017

In order to help students reach their full academic potential, Kettle Run introduced the Cougar Block, now known as “Cougar Time”. Cougar Block is held every Tuesday and Thursday and provides students with 45 minutes of remediation...

Freedom of Speech On Social Media

Erin Hogge, Editor-In-Chief

November 10, 2017

Have you ever posted something without thinking how it could affect others? Have you ever been offended by someone else’s post? Social media gives people a digital platform to voice their opinions, but some people have taken...

Homework Policy Helps Students’ Grades

Erin Hogge, Editor-In-Chief

October 13, 2017

Aside from having a new principal this school year, students also have a new homework policy. This new policy includes numerous regulations that our former principal-turnedassociate superintendent, Major Warner, advocated for...

The Great Homework Debate

Erin Hogge, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2017

 Aside from having a new principal this school year, Kettle Run students also have a new homework policy.     This new policy includes numerous regulations that our former principal-turned-associate superintendent, Major Warne...

Pros of Web Filters

Erin Hogge, Managing Editor

May 2, 2017

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

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

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

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...

Student Questions Changes to Field Trip Policy

Meleana Moore, Editor-in-Chief

July 19, 2012

Field trips on the weekend? That basically defeats the point of taking a school field trip. Google defines a field trip as, "A trip made by students or research workers to study something at first hand." A field trip is a learni...