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Should students know CPR

Drew Kida, Editor

February 9

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Some students may say you don’t need to know CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) to make it through Middle school and High school, But what is your teacher has a heart attack and there is no time to get medical help, and in any...

Sierra Middle School Safety Procedures

Preston Holt, Staff

February 9

Filed under Features

There are three main safety procedures is Douglas County school district. They are Shelter, lockout and lockdown. A lock out isn’t much different than the regular school except you can not go outside and people can’t en...

What Makes a Good Student?

Avery Shankles, Staff

February 7

Filed under Features

The idea of a good student is different to everyone. Staff and students all have different opinions.   “Emotions, self-regulated learning, and motivation contribute to academic achievement.” says the American Ps...

Are Video Games Useful or Harmful?

Hailey Toth, Editor

January 23

Filed under Features, Opinion

Many 7th and 8th grade students play video games from when they get home till when they go to bed. They hear video games are a distraction to your life, but research has shown that video games can be more useful than harmful. ...

School Closure

January 13

Filed under Features

On Thursday January 5th, students and teachers had a snow day due to the chilling temperatures. Friday morning, Jan. 6th, there was a 90 minute delay because of the temperature.   The main reasons schools get cancelled in Co...

DIY Play Doh Rose

DIY Play Doh Rose

November 10

How Much Sleep Do Kids Get vs How Much They Need.

Jack Livingston, staff

October 25

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Sleep is essential to a child's health and growth. Kids who get more sleep are less likely to have behavioral problems and moodiness. "The average hours from ages 6-13 should get  9 to 11 hours a night," said sleepfoundation....

Dress Code At Sierra

October 4

Filed under Features, Opinion

Dress code in Douglas County Schools are being strictly enforced on students. The schools need to focus on giving their students an education, not striking down students for their own attire. Most girls believe that they are targeted be...

How to be safe during the summer

Isaac Olsen, Staff

June 9

Filed under Features

There are many things to do over the summer. Even though it may be fun you probably have a chance of getting hurt or lost, or heat stroke or even mosquitoes. With easy steps you could avoid the dangers of the summer. If y...

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