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Is the Apple Watch worth it?

Jessica Hannig, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Apple has been a very busy company in the year 2018. With new models of iPhones, iPads, Macbooks, and even the smart watch, they are the number one producer of electronics all around the world. When Apple released the Series ...

Life’s too short for writer’s block

Ellie Smith, Staff Writer

January 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I’ve heard of writer's block what seems to be a million times. Everyone hears it on the news or from family members or teachers. It’s almost common knowledge that writer’s block is when a writer has a hard time coming u...

Christmas is just around the corner

Anna Bezler, staff writer

December 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas is just around the corner. The weather is getting colder, the lights are getting brighter, and the smiles are getting wider. Christmas is the perfect time for families to co...

Everyday gratitude must not be overlooked

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With Thanksgiving around the corner, everyone seems to be making their lists of what they are thankful for. Many of those lists contain a common theme that includes family, friends, shelter, food, and water. While these things a...

Thanksgiving is right around the corner

Sarah Miner, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This week is personally one of my favorite holidays of the year. The time when you sit around with your family and discuss all the fun memories that everyone has. The time when you stuff your face with all the best foods until y...

Are we taking too many pictures and videos on our smartphones?

Anna Bezler, staff writer

November 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Over many years, technology has improved drastically and has become more commonly used in today’s society. Smartphones are now the way that people around the world connect. Children are now starting to have smartphones of their ow...

On your mark, get set, Go!

Ellie Smith, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It’s 7:30 on a muggy Monday morning in the middle of June. Moisture seems to hang in the air as bed heads arrive to community park wearing their running shoes and clothes they don’t mind soaking in sweat, hard work and dedicat...

How to seize the day

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Have you ever wanted to take advantage of the time you have on earth and really live out your life to the best of your ability? From personal experience, I think these mindset changes have proven effective and even till this da...

How to have a fun-filled fall

Sarah Miner, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As October is ending, fall is coming in at full speed. The past week Midwesterners have dealt with cold mornings and beautiful afternoons. The leaves are changing colors. Halloween decorations are being put up outside of houses ...

Columbus: Friend or foe?

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As long as America has been America there have always been twisted versions of how we came to be. Elementary school children learn that in 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue, ultimately discovering a new world. In reality, he did...

Funny classroom moments

Sky Moberly, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Currently in my English class, we are reading Cyrano de Bergerac, and the part I have in the book is Cyrano. Yes, his name is in the title so yes, that means I have a lot of reading to do. So as I am reading this part, I mess...

Ten reasons to 💙 the holidays

Molly Jackson, Staff member

December 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Family and friends are always closer around the holidays. Nobody can be mad at each other this time of year. After all, you need to get your presents. Presents!! Whether you like giving or getting, we all have something on our ...

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