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  • January 18Final exams for first semester are on January 25 and 26. Make sure to study!

  • January 8Girls Varsity competitive cheer will be having a meet at home this Wednesday @ 6pm

  • January 8Boys Varsity basketball will be playing Lansing Christian at home @7pm

The procedure for lockdowns should be changed

The procedure for lockdowns should be changed

January 17, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Danger rarely ever sets foot in our school. It came close October 30 when the Wilson Talent Center in Mason went into lockdown because of a student who had a threatening weapon; juniors and seniors from our school were there during that situation. Speaking of lockdown, how does our own school deal...

Dear Betsy DeVos: You are making a bad decision.

Dear Betsy DeVos: You are making a bad decision.

Zabrina Yannella, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Dual Enrollment Checklist: Backpack Mase Student ID A buddy system Laptop Knowledge of the emergency telephone poles around campus Since the elimination of the Obama era protections, students have had to add some scary supplies to their college checklists. Education Se...

Let me color outside of the lines

Let me color outside of the lines

Kali Roskowski, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION

I have 162 unread college emails in my school inbox from the month of November and over 780 total emails in my “College Emails” folder. Tenth grade to present has become a constant stream of college recruitment messages from the moment I took the first PSAT, whether it be from email or snail mail....

Schools should offer more AP courses

Schools should offer more AP courses

Anna Baird, Content Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under OPINION

There is quite a bit of pressure to come across as put-together and well-rounded on college applications. This can be quite difficult to do because of the competition to be accepted. Students spend their high school years hearing “You’ll need this to get into college” or “This will look good on co...

Heads, shoulders, knees and toes

Heads, shoulders, knees and toes

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

May 18, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The time is here. The time of year for demoralizing and sexualizing women for parts of their body they have every right to expose. Instead of teaching teenage girls to feel ashamed of something as natural as their bodies, try teaching everyone else to stop oversexualizing the human body. It i...

The start of a revolution

The start of a revolution

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

May 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Women have more than earned the right to do what we want with our minds, bodies and voices. The right to our own bodies is equally as important as the right to speak our minds. And when we are threatened to be stripped of our right to either, we revolt. We revolt to remind those who have forgotten that t...

Killing the environment, one executive order at a time

Killing the environment, one executive order at a time

Emma Lockhart, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Waters will become overrun with algae and rubbish, the air will constantly smell of smoke and to top it off, our soil will become too acidic to grow crops, leaving humans to survive in unlivable conditions. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a government run program, works every day to protect the ...

Everyone should support feminism

Everyone should support feminism

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

March 24, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Recently, there have been many conversations and misunderstanding regarding the Million Women March and what they marched for. While those who marched think of it as the beginning of a major social movement in America, those who did not express embarrassment. The question is: What are they embarrassed o...

Our nation is privileged: We just tend to forget it

Our nation is privileged: We just tend to forget it

Madie Gee- Montgomery, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Many Americans do not have to worry about dropping out of elementary school because they need to work for their family or having to go and buy one banana because they cannot afford a package with six in it. We do not realize that we take many things in life for granted. As we complain about the...

Drowning impacts of alcoholism

Drowning impacts of alcoholism

Hana Allen, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION

It starts off as an experiment, than occasional use for the heck of it. Eventually, the occasional uses become a bad habit. Somewhere along the line, they progress into a problem. They overtake the user, and become an addiction. Suddenly, alcohol consumes the person and getting sober seems unattainabl...

Ideal body image causes unhealthy habits

Cheyenne Strong, Social Media Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Magazines are lined up neatly around the supermarket checkout line, displaying nothing but unattainable standards that beautifully primped, posed and Photoshopped celebrities and models on the covers perpetuate. However, these celebrities and models don’t only stay on the magazine covers in the chec...

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