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DNA testing can be inaccurate and encourages secret surveillance

by Ethan Hart, Editor-in-chief

November 6, 2019

DNA testing, as cool and trendy as it may be, simply isn’t regulated enough to be well worth the risk. Having the right to privacy is fundamental, and protecting it is much more important than wasting money and time to risk the leak of your information without consent. As we venture further into an a...

To tan or not to tan?

To tan or not to tan?

by Emily Watson, Reporter

August 1, 2019

Tanning is a popular summer pastime, but what kind of damage are you putting your body through? What is the skin cost of a golden brown tan? For most teens, sunscreen is unimportant, an annoying reminder from a parent before you go out the door. Direct Sun Exposure Direct exposure to the sun ca...

A Dog’s Purpose: What do you know about animal actors in movies?

A Dog’s Purpose: What do you know about animal actors in movies?

by Ethan Hart, Reporter

February 15, 2017

In modern film, Hollywood animal welfare standards have gone to the dogs. The film A Dog’s Purpose has received  backlash from the public after a disturbing video of a dog being unwillingly pushed into a moving body of water was leaked the week of the movie’s release. The featured German Sheph...

Class of 2020: Everything you need to know about health/fitness

Class of 2020: Everything you need to know about health/fitness

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter

June 7, 2016

With the new demands of high school, students can become overwhelmed.  Health and fitness teaches students how to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle even in the thick of students busy high school years. What do students need for health/fitness? To ensure students are prepared for their first day ...

Nanavaty and Koch provided teens with information about abstinence

Nanavaty and Koch provided teens with information about abstinence

by Avery Apau, Reporter

May 19, 2016

Kali Nanavaty and Taylor Koch help teens realize the benefits of abstinence. courtesy of Barbara Ferguson...

Captain and Parker let teens know the benefits of waiting

Captain and Parker let teens know the benefits of waiting

by Avery Apau, Reporter

May 19, 2016

Tori Captain and Hanna Parker give teens information about the benefits of abstinence. courtesy of Barbara Ferguson...

Dufresne and Cuozzo give information about leaving a bad relationships

Dufresne and Cuozzo give information about leaving a bad relationships

May 17, 2016

It's not always easy leaving a bad relationship.  However, Dufrense and Cuozzo give teens advice on how to leave a bad relationship and when to do so. courtesy of Barbara Ferguson...

Kolesar and Derenberger reveal information about the dangers of stalking

Kolesar and Derenberger reveal information about the dangers of stalking

by Avery Apau, Reporter

May 16, 2016

For their public service announcement, Kolesar and Derenberger gave teens information about the dangers of stalking and signs to be on the lookout for. courtesy of Barbara Ferguson...

Gorman and Marth give information about teen dating violence

Gorman and Marth give information about teen dating violence

by Avery Apau, Reporter

May 10, 2016

See the other student-made health info-graphics. Tyler Gorman and Sam Marth let teens know the causes violence in teen relationships and the steps to leaving an abusive partner.courtesy of Barbara...

Horning and Rausch put an end to unhealthy relationships

Horning and Rausch put an end to unhealthy relationships

by Avery Apau, Reporter

May 10, 2016

See the other student-made health info-graphics. Payton Horning and Victoria Rausch inform teens about the signs of a toxic relationship and the steps to leaving them behind. courtesy of Barbara Ferguson...

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