The Blue and White

Top 10 Christmas gifts for kids

Laila Krijestorac, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

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

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

“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

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

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

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

  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...

Recent gun violence reveals abuse of second amendment

Jelani Clinton, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

The second amendment states: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” This was put into the Constitution in 1791 after ...

Put down your phones, please

Pierce Hare, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

The topic of phones in school will always be a hot topic. Are they useful to instruction or a real distraction that takes away from class time? I know personally going from no phones in middle school being a school-wide p...

Graduation is a time for self-expression

Jazlyn Sparks, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

Recently, a letter was sent out to parents and graduates regarding the graduation dress code. I believe seniors should have the privilege to wear what they would like under their gowns as long as it is appropriate. Telling ladi...

Been there, done that: Advice for juniors

Alexa Rarey, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

Dear juniors, As a senior, I can now say that junior year is the most important year. You want to make sure you’re prepared while still finding a way to have fun. Here are the top 10 tips for rising juniors in order to m...

Seniors should be allowed to decorate graduation caps

Kayla Mosley, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

In the beginning of the year, Julie Kaminski, former principal, announced to the senior class that decorated graduation caps would not be allowed during their graduation ceremony. This announcement created an outburst among stude...

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