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Trade schools may offer another path for graduating seniors

Myka McClenic, staff writer

January 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As a high school senior, I have been pushed to take the SAT to prepare me for college. No one has ever made me aware of trade schools and what they have to offer. My guidance counselor alway told me that a university is the bes...

Choose your clothes wisely

Lillian Peterson, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I enjoy fashion and shopping. I like observing and following different trends to figure out what looks good. But I am also a high school student with an extremely small budget. In order to still be able to shop and find clothe...

Mental health should be taught more in schools

Meredith Abramczyk, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

School makes me… Stressed Sad Depressed and suicidal In 2017, it’s not uncommon to hear such things among high school students. Studies from the American Psychological Association show that normal teens today have ...

Public schools should recognize all holidays

Summer Badrak, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Christmas break is rolling around once again! Oh, I mean holiday break. It just so happens that Christmas falls here. How wonderful for those who celebrate, but what about those who celebrate other religious holidays? Most pu...

Let’s gerrymander to solve gerrymandering

Jonathan Korte, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

What if elections had predetermined outcomes? What if elections are really indeed rigged? The term “gerrymandering” refers to the way how states congressional district lines are made up. More specifically, gerrymandering happens ...

Top 10 Christmas gifts for kids

Laila Krijestorac, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Christmas is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for parents to get their Santa suits on and shop for the perfect Christmas gift for their kids. Here are the top 10 perfect gifts for children of all ages and g...

Lavar Ball has done enough

andre thompson, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On Nov. 7, Liangelo Ball and two other UCLA Bruins basketball players were arrested for shoplifting at a Louis Vuitton store in Hangzhou, China. The incident caused a media uproar since one of the players is known in the public ...

Women should continue to speak up

Hailee Ryan, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“Harvey led me into a bedroom-his bedroom and announced that he wanted to give me a massage. I thought he was joking at first. He was not. For the first time since I met him  I felt unsafe.” Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong’o rec...

Open lunches: a positive action to take

Sarah Ericksen, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Farmington High School has a new rule for this school year: No students are allowed to eat out in the hallway during lunch this year where they used to be able to in past years. Open campus lunches have been closed for a while, a...

More appealing after school clubs need to be added

Joshua Segler, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Farmington High School has significantly fewer clubs that students find enjoyable, opposed to other schools such as North Farmington and Stevenson, who have clubs that are enjoyable and more appealing to students. Although Farmi...

Farmington STEAM Academy should discontinue lottery system

Sophia Kalakailo, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The Farmington STEAM Academy offers many new opportunities to students, but, continuing Highmeadow’s legacy, only to students selected from a random lottery. Having a lottery school within Farmington Public Schools has not...

Art program at FHS deserves recognition, additional teacher

Serena Keller, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  This year at FHS, one teacher, Nina Weis, is running the art program, teaching nine different classes this year alone. Weis is teaching advanced ceramics, two ceramics 1 classes, advanced drawing and painting, and a...

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