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Teens Should Disconnect From Their Phone More Often

Teens Should Disconnect From Their Phone More Often

February 1, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

New technology has been added to smartphones, which means more time to spend on the phone. When you hear the ring or feel the vibration, the urge to check the notifications is immediate. The ring tone is unsettling, as the unknown settles over the mind, wondering what could be waiting on the screen. 90...

How To Stay Sane When Moving Somewhere New

How To Stay Sane When Moving Somewhere New

Breah Turner, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Students who have to move, especially during the school year, can go through a scary and stressful time. Since most people move at least once in their life, and even more in the military, it’s a good idea to have a plan and follow steps to keep your sanity in check when scrambling around to make the...

Global Warming Is Real: Why You Should Care

Global Warming Is Real: Why You Should Care

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

What is Global Warming? Simple. It’s the rise of Earth’s overall temperature. This is common knowledge but what’s not common is to see people take it seriously. People have very different views on global warming. There are those at one end of the spectrum who don’t even believe global warmi...

Osaka’s Tennis Victory Overshadowed by Serena Dispute

Osaka’s Tennis Victory Overshadowed by Serena Dispute

Elyse Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

On Sunday, September 10th, 2018 Japan's Naomi Osaka defeated 23-time grand slam champion Serena Williams in a very dramatic and epic match, with Osaka winning both the first two sets with scores of 6-2 and 6-4. Although Osaka made history as the first Japanese player to win one of the Grand Slam tournaments,...

I Went Makeup-Free For a Year and It Was Worth It

I Went Makeup-Free For a Year and It Was Worth It

Breah Turner, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Back in 8th grade and freshman year, I caked my face in makeup every day. I’m talking about big, fake eyebrows, heavy eye makeup, and 10 layers of foundation among other face products. Every makeup product you could think of, I wore every single day. Now that I’m a junior, I haven’t worn makeu...

Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Controversy

Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Controversy

Jacob Lindsey, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Nike’s new commercial with Colin Kaepernick has been a very controversial topic recently due to Kaepernick’s protest starting in 2016, which included kneeling during the national anthem. Kaepernick’s protest is about the oppression towards people of color and minorities, and also the increases...

Senior Farewell: Ben Dye

Senior Farewell: Ben Dye

Ben Dye, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Recent, Uncategorized

I'm not really sure how to start this, but wow... high school flew by. Over these last 4 years, I've learned many things, met many people, and grown substantially as a person. I've found what I want to do for the rest of my life, and I couldn't be more excited to see what the future holds. But first,...

Senior Farewell: Kennedy Cox

Senior Farewell: Kennedy Cox

Kennedy Cox, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight

This year has been a whirlwind. They always say senior year will have the hardest classes and the most stressful schedule, however, I realized that wasn't what made senior year difficult for me. Of course, the impending questions of what your "goal" or "path" is after high school and the deadlines for...

The Sims Mobile – Game Review

The Sims Mobile – Game Review

Olivia Knerr, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

On March 16th, 2018, Electronic Arts released a new game, The Sims Mobile. Although this game was announced in May of 2017, it’s been highly anticipated by everyone in the simming community. The game was released in Brazil on May 9th of 2017 a great distance from when it released everywhere else, wo...

March For Our Lives Photo Gallery

March 15, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Opinion, Photos, Showcase, Spotlight

The JCHS student walk-out occurred on Wednesday, March 14th in commemoration of the 17 students that were killed in the Parkland shooting, as well as bring awareness to school violence and mental health.  

Students Should Participate In Nation-Wide School Walk-Out

Students Should Participate In Nation-Wide School Walk-Out

Kennedy Cox, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Students have been organizing a nationwide school walkout called March for Our Lives on March 14 in light of the latest school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The proposed walkout has been a trending topic on social media platforms as schools across the nation plan their ow...