Sleep is important for high school students

Anna Richey

January 18, 2020

Sleep is an important part of the day. It influences your mental state and common health. According to hopkinsmedicine.orgteens need approximately nine hours of sleep, this number can help with growth of the mind and body. Teens...

Students experience school stress

Kristina Baca

January 17, 2020

An overwhelming number of students become overwhelmed or stressed about an upcoming assignment or test. Believe it or not you are not the only one who has these feelings. According to The American Psychological Association, 45%...

Four-day school week creates advantages

Kate Dickerson

December 17, 2019

Do you ever wish you could have a shorter school week? Most students would agree that having a longer weekend is a great idea. This is becoming a reality across the country. According to the National Conference of State Legislatu...

Teacher salaries in Mississippi should reach national average

Camille Bardon

December 10, 2019

Should teachers be paid more? Teachers fuel the minds of our future but still, they are not compensated for their work. Without teachers our country would be unable to succeed as a driving force of innovation and ingenuity...

School days should begin and end earlier

Lily Schauwecker

November 5, 2019

School days should end earlier. If the school day were to be made shorter, it would allow students to study for longer periods of time, participate in after school activities, focus more clearly with attention span, and seek e...

Summer should be longer

Henry Zimmerman

November 5, 2019

Students all around the nation are in school for around 10 months a year and have two or three months off for summer. Summer should be longer because it gives students more freedom, time to be a part of American culture and tim...

Schools should allow students to listen to music at school

Kristina Baca

November 5, 2019

Most students enjoy listening to music. When I am walking the halls at school, I notice how many students walk the halls wearing earbuds. I believe schools should allow students to listen to music at school, at specific times app...

Ranch is the best condiment

Claire Potts

November 5, 2019

  When eating a large variety of typical foods, Americans tend to turn to dressings and condiments to enhance flavor. Ranch dressing is the best condiment to fill this need.  First, ranch is a universal condiment. It can be added to almost anything based on the taste of the person consuming it. Personally, I eat ranch on...

Criminals should be prosecuted equally

Laura Guyton Martin

November 5, 2019

Everyone who breaks the law should be prosecuted equally. This means every single person that commits a crime should be punished in the same way, no matter what their reasoning for committing the crime. Prosecution also should no...

Leadership, not just for the extrovert

Johannah Larson

October 14, 2019

What is leadership? For some it means motivating and inspiring, and to others it means having a vision or idea and acting upon it.Leaders are people who have courage, patience, character and commitment. Leadership is easy to d...

“Ratatouille” exhibits friendship between a human and rat

Lily Schauwecker

October 9, 2019

In most Disney movies the rat is not a common character, but in “Ratatouille” the rat is beautifully represented. It is one of the very few Disney movies that almost every generation can enjoy. It possesses a story of love...

“Little,” a good pick-me-up movie

Kristina Baca

October 9, 2019

“Little” is a Romance/Fantasy film that premiered on April 8,2019. This movie has some hilarious moments but also has a good message. I feel this movie shows that how you were treated as a kid affects the way you act as a...