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No Prom Date – Don’t Stress About It

No Prom Date – Don’t Stress About It

Kaitlyn Gorby, Staff

April 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The big event in high school each year is prom. No matter freshman or senior, everyone gets so excited. When you are a freshman or sophomore you have to hope that you are asked by an upper classman, and when you are an upper classman you worry about who you are going to ask. But if you do not have someone...

Activity Ideas if Staying Home for Spring Break

Activity Ideas if Staying Home for Spring Break

Ashley Barnes, Staff

April 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

There are not a lot of outside activities to do in Ohio during spring break, considering that it’s usually not very warm. However, there are some activities to do, if you are willing to spend a little money. One activity is ice skating, there is The Ice Zone in Boardman. You can pay to rent your...

Does Class Size Matter?

Kimberly Simpach, Staff

April 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

  All over the U.S. a common argument is over class size. Some people agree that smaller classes provide a better learning environment, while some people disagree. People that think small class size matters have many valid reasons. One reason is small classes provide a better learning environment...

March Madness

March Madness

Mason Rance, Staff

April 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

March Madness is a NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament for the 64 best teams in the nation. The first games starts on March 14, 2017 when 2 teams of the last 4 will enter the tournament and hope to make something crazy happen. Once those 4 are in, then the madness begins. Starting with the round of 64,...

Self-Driving Vehicles

Self-Driving Vehicles

Noah Barnes, Staff

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Are self-driving vehicles the future of transportation? Most people may think so. These programmed vehicles are made to drive on their own so you can sit back and enjoy the ride. Google began building the self-driven vehicle in 2009 and its first driverless ride was in 2015. Some may think this is the...

Do Standardized Test Show Students Full Potential?

Do Standardized Test Show Students Full Potential?

Kimberly Simpach, Staff

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Over the past decade, state standardized tests have become more and more popular. There has been many different tests that have been passed through the state of Ohio. For example there was the OAT, OAA, OGT, PARCC, and the AIR tests. These tests consisted usually of reading, math, and science and were...

Watch What You Tweet

Watch What You Tweet

Colin Sweeney, Staff

December 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As social media is rapidly growing, employers, colleges, coaches, and so many more, first check people’s social media before hiring or offering scholarships. Through my recruiting process I have learned to “Watch what you tweet.” Once you post something on social media it is there forever and can...

College Football Playoff

College Football Playoff

Mason Rance, Staff

December 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The College Football Playoff, or CFP, was instituted into the league in 2014. Four teams play in two semifinal games, and the winners advance to the College Football Playoff National Championship. They turned to this format to play one less game, which saves time and keep the players fresh to play their...

How to Beat Boredom this Winter Break

How to Beat Boredom this Winter Break

Kimberly Simpach, Staff

December 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This winter break we have 11 days off of school to celebrate the holidays. What do you do on these days off? How do you beat boredom? You can spend quality time with your family over break. With our busy schedules with sports and school work, making time to visit with your family can be hard. Every Christmas...

Is the National Media Influencing the Election?

Is the National Media Influencing the Election?

Cade ZImmermann, Staff

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I believe that the national media tries to influence our decisions. I say that because if you are not aware, some television stations are more liberal than others. For example MSNBC, CNBC, and CNN all show support for Hillary Clinton and really bash Donald Trump. Along with the bashing of  Mr. Trump,...

Is Social Media Making You Sad?

Is Social Media Making You Sad?

Kimberly Simpach, Staff

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Facebook are some of the more popular social media apps that are out right now. The average person has 5 social media accounts and spends a total of 1 hour and 40 minutes on these apps. The average teen spends up to 9 hours a day on social media, that’s more than most...

Is it Necessary to Play a Sport Year-Round?

Is it Necessary to Play a Sport Year-Round?

Hannah Deland, Staff

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Is it necessary to play a sport year-round if you want to be successful in that sport? There are different opinions on this and both sides have valid points that they could argue. In my opinion, yes, it is necessary. I believe it is necessary because if you are playing a sport year-round, you are going...

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