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Schedule Change Between This Year and Last Year

Hailey Toth, EIC

March 16

Filed under Features

Teachers are struggling with the new schedule and claim it has taken time away from their instructional time. Adding the block days and shortening passing periods were made to make up the 9 minutes they've lost everyday. Langu...

Middle Schoolers Are Not Eating Right

Sky Huson, Staff

March 16

Filed under Features, Health, Student Life

We eat unhealthy foods such as chips, cookies, sodas, etc. But is that really what we should be eating for our school lunches? Schools need to start serving lunches that contain more healthy snacks that kids are interested to, bu...

Fixing Sleep Patterns

Noah Hughes, Staff

March 16

Filed under Features, Health

American teens are not getting enough sleep during the school year. This lack of sleep causes minimal focus and attention during the school day, making students less engaged. Over the past few weeks, I have tried several things to ...

4-H Pigs

4-H Pigs

March 9

Is Procrastination Bad?

Avery Shankles, Staff

February 27

Filed under Features

Procrastination is when you push something off to a different date, or postpone it. Many students procrastinate on homework, classwork, and other things. Here we are going to find out if it is actually harmful.   “When y...

DIY Kool-Aid Dip Dye

Alex Heckle, Entertainment Editor

February 14

Filed under Features

Do you want to dye your hair but don't want to damage it? You can use Kool-Aid, just use these easy steps. -Step 1- Get 3 sugar free Kool-Aid packets. -Step 2- Boil water and slowly mix in the Kool-Aid until all of the the crystals di...

Protect what’s next

Mykayla Tucker, Staff

February 14

Filed under Features

Throughout February Sierra is partaking in a event called the protect what's next challenge. Its also known as the PW challenge. They are trying to promote teens to do fun challenges instead of doing drugs. The school als...

Why Should Middle School Students Play Sports?

Eryn Hartley, Staff

February 10

Filed under Features

Teenagers are becoming overweight due to lack of physical activity from sports. Studies show that if middle school students play sports their average grade point is 3.151 and students who don’t do sports their average grade point is at a...

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