Final Op-Ed: Should Finals Only Positively Affect Our Grade This Year?

There has been a lot of tensions raised lately after many of the surrounding districts decided to go with a grading scale in which finals will only positively affect semester grades. These surrounding schools are doing this due to the lack of review days and time to prepare for the finals. The Winfield School District though, has decided to go down a different path. The … Continue reading Final Op-Ed: Should Finals Only Positively Affect Our Grade This Year?

Final Op-Ed | Summer Is Superior | 12/19/19

A popular opinion about winter is that it’s the most “festive” time of the year. And in some cases I would agree with that, because it includes Christmas- the birth of our Lord and savior- when we sit around a Christmas tree and bestow thoughtful gifts on those we love. Thanksgiving where we stuff our bellies till we feel ill, and give thanks to whom … Continue reading Final Op-Ed | Summer Is Superior | 12/19/19

Why is College Education Important?

Some say that it is good for your future, and others say that it is just easier to start working at a job. Good reasons to go to college is to further your education and experience, some jobs require college, and you can meet people from different backgrounds, or countries. College is good for your future.   69.7 percent of high school students go to … Continue reading Why is College Education Important?

Why Are Streaming Services' Movies Often Overlooked For Awards?

Streaming services are the modern day titans of in-home media consumption, and their annual income is an astonishing figure. TV and Film based services grossed nearly $17.03 billion in 2018. These figures are incredible, and the services are used worldwide. With all this money, they put some back into themselves, and create original properties. More often than not they aren’t bad. Some are actually excellent. … Continue reading Why Are Streaming Services' Movies Often Overlooked For Awards?

Education After Middle School

In my opinion, after middle school, students should take classes focused in their future careers. I think it is unnecessary to continue being taught certain areas of education if you’re never going to use those in the future. It is a waste of time, and the time you’re wasting could be put towards your career goal.  Speaking on classes that should not be needed, for … Continue reading Education After Middle School

12/18/19 NOT a Random Fact!

My deepest apologies to anybody wanting to read a random fact today. I am required to write an *shudders* opinion piece for my final this semester. However, seeing as how I do not have a strong opinion over anything (Which is why I decided to write random facts in the first place), I am going to write about something that has been slightly bothering me … Continue reading 12/18/19 NOT a Random Fact!

Revised Fall 2019 Semester Exam Schedule

Wednesday (12/18) – review day (normal schedule) Thursday (12/19) – exam schedule 1st hour exam: 7:20-8:25 2nd hour class: 8:29-8:51 3rd hour class: 8:55-9:17 5th hour exam: 9:21-10:26 4th hour (advisory) (normal lunch times): 10:30-11:40 6th hour class: 11:44-12:04 7th hour exam: 12:08-1:13 8th hour exam: 1:17-2:22 Friday (12/20) (half day) – exam schedule 2nd hour exam: 7:20-8:25 3rd hour exam: 8:29-9:34 5th hour (locker … Continue reading Revised Fall 2019 Semester Exam Schedule