Social Cliques

Is this an  “and” or an  “or” situation? There is almost nothing more stereotypical about an American highschool other than social cliques. There’s the jocks, the nerds, the  “popular” boys/ girls, the floaters, the emo/Goths, the loners. Each group typically stays to themselves, and why is that? Does one think they are better than the other? Is there a deep rooted hate from the ancestor … Continue reading Social Cliques

Pizza Combos and Chocolate Milk at Midnight

What I say might not be particular What I say might be a trigger  What I need to say I can’t articulate  What I need is for you to wait Wait for me to catch my breath Wait for me to rest Rest my heart that’s been overworked Rest my soul that doesn’t know when to work Working through the pain that stains Stains my … Continue reading Pizza Combos and Chocolate Milk at Midnight

Underappreciated of the Week- Janitors

The whole class is watching. The teacher already warned others not to throw their paper balls towards the trash, but you’re different. You’re going to make it. You wipe the sweat from your brow and you line up your shot, waiting for the teacher to turn their back. You take the shot. The blood pounding in your ears is almost deafening, this is life or … Continue reading Underappreciated of the Week- Janitors

Underappreciated of the Week- Wrestling

Last season our Winfield wrestling team had three state qualifiers, two of which were freshmen. We had multiple home meets with every wrestler giving it their all and winning almost every match. Yet, our bleachers were only a quarter of the way filled, and that was mostly family members. For those out there that do not know how wrestling works, there are three periods that … Continue reading Underappreciated of the Week- Wrestling

Part Three of Homecoming Horror- What to do Instead

Just because you’re not going to the dance doesn’t mean you have to stay home doing nothing… or you could do just that. Whether you’re with friends or not, there’s a whole range of activities for you to do instead of dancing in a cafeteria for three hours on a Saturday night.  Here’s a short list of things you can do instead of going to … Continue reading Part Three of Homecoming Horror- What to do Instead

Homecoming Horror Part Two- The Dance

The first and maybe only dance of the year for most students. And what a waste it is. Why spend the money on a dress or shoes that you’re only going to wear one time, then throw in your closet, never to be seen again? You buy an overpriced ticket to go to an overrated dance, then you go to an overrated party after. Where’s … Continue reading Homecoming Horror Part Two- The Dance

Part One of Homecoming Horror- Spirit Week

Wow. The week leading up to homecoming. The wonderful sPiRiT week. Where EVERYONE shows off how much ScHoOl SpIrIt they have. Personally I think its a huge waste of time. Not only do we participate in meaningless activities such as dress up days ( that make no sense), decorating our class hallways, and obnoxious assemblies, but we also have to deal with all of the … Continue reading Part One of Homecoming Horror- Spirit Week

Underappreciated of the Week- Lunch Ladies

Ever thought of the hard working women who give you a warm meal five days a week? I ́m not talking about your mothers, I ́m talking about the Winfield lunch ladies. These women work hard each day to provide a meal to roughly four hundred hungry teenagers, and that’s no easy job.  We have a lunch staff of roughly five women, with three lunch … Continue reading Underappreciated of the Week- Lunch Ladies