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PREP: What is it and how does it work?

Junior Nick Hayslett works in PREP to finish his homework on time.

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

June 6, 2019

PREP is a 40 minute time for students to work on homework, get tutoring from teachers or other students, and to finish missing work and go to club meetings. “I like PREP because it gives me time to start my homework early, and I have less to do at home. If I need to talk to teachers or need help...

Putting it to the test: How much time are we really spending on our phones?

Vivien Hagy is one of many teens who is trying to limit her screen time.

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

May 1, 2019

On average, teens use their phones for about nine hours a day. I see my friends on their phones all the time, and, even though I know better, I catch myself picking up my phone more often than I would like. My phone is one of the biggest distractions while I’m doing homework or trying to study. Its is usually al...

High school vs. Middle school: Was the transition as bad as everyone says?

High school vs. Middle school: Was the transition as bad as everyone says?

by Taylor Holmes and Grace Gaydosh

October 20, 2016

Looming lockers, intimidating bullies, big and scary buildings. When you’re in 8th grade, high school seems like a terrifying experience. High school and middle school are very different. With all of the fun high school has to offer, there are also a lot of responsibilities. The transition, while traumatic...

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