Students Feel Stress Over STAAR

Landry Kelley, Writer

May 22, 2017

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Students are feeling a lot of stress about STAAR. Parents, teachers, friends; they’re all the cause of it. Time is also a factor, having to spend only a week before a STAAR test relearning everything you were taught in about...

Summer Time, Fun Time

Joy Johnson, writer

May 22, 2017

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Summer is full of warm weather, friends, family, and fun. School is out and students have a lot of free time! What do they do? Summer’s most popular place is the beach. The beach is full of water, sand, sun, and fun! Lots...

Students face consequences for bringing drugs to school

Haley Welker, writer

May 22, 2017

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Students in middle and high school take drugs as an experiment, but having or taking drugs in school is not good. Most students get addicted and start to behave differently. Not to mention the long term effects of getting caught...

Stress, bullying leads teens to dislike school

Kayla Foster, Writer

May 22, 2017

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Are you a teen who despises school? If so, you are included in the 98 percent of the other teenagers who hate it also. There are endless reasons to why school is hated so much. The first reason teenagers dislike school is the...

Pursuit of Joy Important for All

Kate Whyte, Writer

May 22, 2017

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The dictionary defines joy as a “feeling of great pleasure and happiness”, but the definition of joy varies from person to person. For many people, happiness comes from being around their loved ones. Friends and family that...

Overcrowded Schools Lead to Bullying

Samira Moreno, Writer

May 22, 2017

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Many people think many schools are too crowded and they should make more schools for students in different grade levels. Students are in schools with older students and they don't know how to protect themselves in some situations....

STAAR, were you ready?

Kierstyn Hester, writer

May 22, 2017

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Many students take the STAAR seriously but others do not. Which student were you? Going to school all year and paying attention in class, all pays off when you pass the most Important test of the year. Teachers play a huge ...

Higher Expectations Set on Girls?

Maddie Shaw, Writer

May 22, 2017

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Girls are expected to follow all the rules that are set up. Some rules are even set up just for them. But if they don’t follow one, like dress code or not paying attention in class, they have a harder punishment than boys. Everyone...

Best summer yet?

Dominic O'Neill, writer

May 22, 2017

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Summer is right around the corner and people are already planning on what they are doing, where they are going and whom they are hanging out with. On the other hand, there is those people who do not even think about summer and...

Endorsement Plans Take Over

Kayla Wood, Writer

May 22, 2017

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Endorsement plans are the skeleton of our high school and future careers. They take what we want to do as a career and help us choose the classes that will give us the right knowledge for our career. Choosing the right plan...

Social media is a roller coaster disaster

Angelina Hernandez, writer

May 22, 2017

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Social media is a pretty big deal in middle school. It’s not a very good thing, it can affect people academically, socially, and emotionally. Once something is on social media it will stay on there, so many people get hurt because...

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