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Blakelee Sutton, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2019

The classroom environment is one that is very special. It’s a place that is designed for young minds to learn about important traits, skills and lessons that are going to help them for the rest of their lives. It’s important...

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Lesley Altheuser, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

I think phones should be banned in school. Students should be required to turn them completely off or check them into the office before school and get them after the school day ends. Phones distract students from learning and...

Head to head: pros to the seven block schedule

Betsy Toft

March 20, 2019

Next year we are in for yet another change; from block scheduling to a 7 period day. I was in the district when the high school went from a 6 period day to block scheduling. Most of the complaints were the same. The current bloc...

Head to head: Cons to the seven block schedule

Taylor Baker

March 20, 2019

The seven block schedule change is one that has been a hot topic among students recently. Many thought-provoking conversations are taking place between students and teachers who will be negatively impacted by this change. &n...

Head to Head: Should you date in high school? No, why would you risk a broken heart?

Rylie Bohanan, Section Editor

February 15, 2019

Everyone longs to have a relationship in high school. It’s what most teen movies are about; a high school girl and the boy of her dreams falling in love and everything wrong in life is suddenly fixed. But the reality is that ...

Head to Head: Should you date in high school? Yes, it’s totally worth it!

Blakelee Sutton, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 15, 2019

Ah, love. It’s a tricky business to get into, especially in high school. It can introduce a multitude of things into a person’s life and may even overwhelm them at points. Even still, dating in high school introduces so many positive th...

Should parents be involved in student academic life? Heck no!

Ash Stickann, Section editor

December 16, 2018

The importance of parental involvement in schools can differ from student to student. While to some it might help them get through their work, to others, their parents’ involvement can bring an unneeded source of stress and...

Should parents be involved in student academic life? Yes, of course!

Charlie and Kathleen Ledgerwood, Adviser

December 16, 2018

Studies show that parental/guardian involvement helps not only with academic achievement, but also with student mental health in secondary school. This means that even though high school students might not want to talk about school...

Head to Head: Merry Christmas

Gillian Burks, Editor in Chief

December 15, 2017

Iwork at a small grocery store just two minutes away from Jefferson City High School. The time has come when Christmas jingles are on a nonstop repeat over-head. Don’t get me wrong, I can enjoy “Silent Night” like the best...

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