The Importance of Special Education

Grace Hungerford, Staff Writer

June 18, 2019

Throughout the United States, the number of students ages 3 to 21 that receive special education services is 6.7 million. That’s 13 percent of all public school students. Although there are various types of special education, no ...

Common Core: Serving Its Purpose?

Escarlet Tavarez, Staff Writer

June 18, 2019

In 2009, Common Core was implemented to help students reach certain educational standards in order to be prepared to succeed in the future. A lot of people don’t necessarily agree with these changes because they feel the standards...

The Journey of Happiness

Julianna Kasper, Staff Writer

June 18, 2019

Happiness is an abstract concept. When one thinks of a typical happy person, smiling, laughing and cheering is what usually comes to mind. However, if someone stops smiling or laughing, it does not necessarily mean that they ...

What Do Grades Really Mean, Anyway?

Kiersten Hacker, Staff Writer

June 18, 2019

Grades, the one word that can cause most students mental breakdowns, endless stress, and pressure heavy enough to form a diamond. As our society advances, receiving a college education is vital to obtain most careers, fosteri...

Following the Light

Jamie LaGattuta, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

This 4-inch piece of metal called a phone controls our lives whether you want it to or not. It could be your morning alarm, music source, or a way to keep your grand kids from getting out of hand. But what if those were only the...

Why Go Away to College?

Jake Amato, Staff Writer

June 2, 2019

When it comes to college, a student’s choice of whether or not to dorm has always been one of the toughest.The most obvious reason against it is of course the financial burden and the idea of leaving behind friends and fami...

Feminism, What Does It Really Mean?

Kayla Timmerman, Editor

May 31, 2019

The advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. This is what you get when you Google the definition of feminism. Such a simple idea, yet so controversial, and so many people not understanding what it trul...

Social Classes Amongst Teenagers

Julian Dabydeen, Staff Writer

May 31, 2019

When we think about us as people, most of the time we think about where we stand in the world. It's a epiphany of our minds to tell ourselves constantly where we stand either in a group or clique, or even just in your own school...

Has Being a Girl Gotten More Difficult?

Riley Preiss , Editor

May 31, 2019

You don’t know what is going on in someone else’s head. You can’t. The human mind is an extremely complex place… an even more complex place, however, is the mind of a teenage girl. Duh duh duh duhhhhh. We are living through a ti...

Fitting In

Fitting In

May 29, 2019

Day of Horn

Day of Horn

May 1, 2019

No More Students Left Behind

Julianna Kasper, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Dyslexia. Most know what it is, or someone who has it. According to the dutiful Merriam-Webster, it is defined as a “variable, often familial, learning disability involving difficulties in acquiring and processing language tha...

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