9/25/19| Sign Language… is it essential?

If you have ever been inside of a high school facility, you would know that you must take a dreaded foreign language class, along with fine arts. Now in our school we have only one option for this curriculum, which is Spanish, but for years I’ve wanted to be able to understand sign language. In my journey of being sign savvy, I have figured out … Continue reading 9/25/19| Sign Language… is it essential?

Locker Rooms… More Like Slowly Killing Our Honor Rooms

How would you feel if you had just finished a grueling morning practice, headed to to take a shower, but saw that they weren’t clean, were being used as stored space, and didn’t work properly? Now you can’t shower before your school day starts and you have to scramble to figure out how to maintain proper hygiene throughout the day.  This is reoccurring problem for … Continue reading Locker Rooms… More Like Slowly Killing Our Honor Rooms

Remakes and Reboots: Corporate Delusion In An Over-saturated Market

“Hollywood is like a[n] excruciatingly unimaginative boyfriend that keeps bringing you to the same restaurant over and over again because you once said you liked the bread there.” – Fonda Lee                                                                               Hollywood is becoming an abysmal pit of regurgitated garbage. Every corporation has stopped caring about originality and creativity and has instead sold out for poorly produced cash grabs that … Continue reading Remakes and Reboots: Corporate Delusion In An Over-saturated Market

College of the Week: Lindenwood University

Overview:  Lindenwood University is a private institution where students can further their education.  Its ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities is #293-#381. General Info: 209 S. Kingshighway, St. Charles, MO 63301 Phone: (636)- 949- 2000 Website: http://www.lindenwood.edu Cost and Aid: Tuition and fees: $18,100 Room and board: $9,200 Also, Lindenwood University offers financial aid for students who cannot afford to … Continue reading College of the Week: Lindenwood University

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

Pit Bull

Now we all know that a dog is a man’s best friend. We all know some are cuter, bigger, smaller, and fluffier then some, but none are more misunderstood than the Pit Bull. Yes I know that they have the highest incident rate from 1979 to 1996 at 60. Now these dogs can be an outstanding animal to have around you, and your family. The … Continue reading Pit Bull

College of the Week: St. Charles Community College

Overview: St. Charles Community College is a local college that provides options for students to figure out what their future career will be. This college offers two free years of tuition for students who have enrolled in the A Plus Program. General Info: 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376 Phone: (636) 922- 8000 Website: http://www.stchas.edu   Cost and Aid: If you want to … Continue reading College of the Week: St. Charles Community College

Should school start later than 7:20am?

Not getting enough sleep is common among high school students and is associated with several health risks including being overweight, drinking alcohol, smoking tobacco, and using drugs, as well as poor academic performance. One of the reasons students do not get enough sleep is early school start times. The American Academy of Pediatrics External has recommended that middle and high schools start at 8:30am or … Continue reading Should school start later than 7:20am?

Fun Fact: Cell Phones Are Not As Great As They Seem

Just as most of us probably know, cell phones have a rather large impact on today’s society. But just one question- is this impact positive or negative? Not only are cell phones the gateway to greater things, but they are also the gateway to disaster and can cause conflict by just the click of a screen. First off, cell phones are meant to bring us … Continue reading Fun Fact: Cell Phones Are Not As Great As They Seem