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2020 Storm Predictions

2020 Storm Predictions

Liam Kenny, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Each year, Mother Nature racks up some of the most fierce storms anywhere on earth. Some of these major storms include tropical storms and hurricanes. A tropical storm is a storm that forms over warm water in the Atlantic Ocean and has winds ranging anywhere from 39 MPH to 74 MPH. These storms are...

Coronavirus Chaos

Coronavirus Chaos

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

In the United States, we usually don’t have many major disease outbreaks. We have good vaccines and make sure the population is healthy. Other places, however, aren’t as fortunate. The coronavirus originates in Wuhan, China, and is putting our world on high alert. According to the CDC, as of February 4, 2...

A Man’s Best Friend

Jenna Miller and her dog, Gunner.

Sophie Gamble, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Dogs really cannot live without us, they are the only family of animals that are incapable of living without human beings. However, it is also very hard for humans to live without the companionship of a pet, such as a cat, dog or even a goldfish.  Dogs can be a companion to someone who might crave unconditional...

How Necessary is a College Education?

How Necessary is a College Education?

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

For a long time, the word “college” has been a synonym for success. How necessary is a college degree? From an early age, children are told that they must go to college to get a good job. Ingrained in our societal beliefs is that a college education provides more money which leads to success. Numbers...

Robots Gain A Sense of Touch

Robots Gain A Sense of Touch

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

December 18, 2019

Although robots may be faster and more efficient than humans, they have no sense of touch. This is something that everyone knows, but scientists are in the works of changing that. How will this robotic advancement benefit the field of technology?  Several different sets of scientists from around the globe have ...

The Make-a-Wish Foundation

The Make-a-Wish Foundation

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

The Make-a-Wish Foundation is a non-profit organization that makes wishes come true for children with critical illnesses.  It was founded on April 29,1980 by Frank Shankwitz, Scott Stahl, and Linda Bergendahl-Pauling. In the Spring of 1980, a 7-year old boy named Christopher Greicius was being treate...

Hallmark Movies: Are They Really All That?

Hallmark Movies: Are They Really All That?

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

December 11, 2019

Hallmark movies… everyone has an opinion on them. They either hate them or love them. There are so many different storylines, but some people say all the movies are similar. Personally, I believe that these movies could contain more diverse plots and characters. Hallmark’s main audience for their movies ...

How is Social Media Affecting Our Mental State?

How is Social Media Affecting Our Mental State?

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

December 4, 2019

As technology has advanced over the years, social media has become more prominent in everyday life. This has had some positive effects within our society but also some negative ones. It’s most noticeable in younger generations who have grown up as technology has advanced.  Photoshop has always been used to portray th...

Thoughts on Teen Curfews

Thoughts on Teen Curfews

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

Curfews for teens, established both by communities and parents’ rules, have always been a controversial topic. If teens are seen out past a certain time they are punished. These punishments include fines, imposition of community service, restriction of driver’s license privileges and even detenti...

Does Technology Make us Feel Alone?

Does Technology Make us Feel Alone?

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

According to The New York Times, technology has made people more “connected” than ever. The internet has made it possible to watch movies, talk to people, pay bills, shop, and even buy groceries all from the comfort of our home.  It’s a great time to be alive; however, others think technolo...

Study Tips for Students

Junior Luis Colon uses good study habits to help him succeed.

Lilly Hortis, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Our four-year high school journey is full of wonderful memories and fun events that will be kept close to the heart forever.  Along with the good, however, there is also the bad and sometimes ugly. This can include waking up early, being at school all day, homework, stressing about grades, relationships, an...

“Hocus Pocus” Review

Sophie Gamble, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

I am such a sucker for Halloween since it is my favorite holiday. Surprisingly, I have spent the past fourteen years of my life without ever watching the very popular “Hocus Pocus.” This movie is loved throughout the world and is a tradition for many to watch during the Halloween season. “Hoc...

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