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You, Your School, And Your Community

Molly Strickler, Journalism 1 Student
September 16, 2015
Filed under Opinion

As we all know, McPherson High School has now made it a requirement to log 40 hours of community service work in order to graduate. Most students aren’t thrilled about this new requirement, but that’s because they don’t know how many benefits there are to doing community service work! I know it...

Changing School On Our Own

Changing School On Our Own

Julia Eilert, Writer
September 14, 2015
Filed under Opinion

  School is the epitome of torture, right? Seven hours of being hammered with facts you’re supposed to remember for a test. That’s not even mentioning the homework you’re expected to complete with a 45-minute run through on the process. Let’s leave that out of the equation for now, though...

Guyliner and Buzzcuts

Guyliner and Buzzcuts

Megan Wiens, Writer
September 10, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Normality is an illusion. Nothing more and nothing less. As humans, we need a middle, a solid structure we can go back to when we see something a bit too edgy. We don’t like the idea of a guy wearing makeup, or a girl who enjoys having a buzz cut. We distance ourselves from things that are out of the ordina...

Social Media: A Teacher’s Tool

Social Media: A Teacher’s Tool

Paige Houchen and Molly Strickler
September 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion

  What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think “social media”? Most people would think of Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, but that’s not all there is. Blogs, classroom profiles, forums, and newsletters are just a few of the things social media has to offer in schools. We believe...

Pay Attention…to Your Teacher, Not Your Apps.

Pay Attention…to Your Teacher, Not Your Apps.

Chloe Jones and Mackenzie Oakes
September 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

  By Chloe Jones and Mackenzie Oakes   Students shouldn’t have access to social media in school. It would cause too many problems because they wouldn’t learn anything. Most students are getting on social media for non-school related purposes. If students believe that getting thei...

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