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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...

School snack bars

Drew Kida, Editor/ Writer

March 16

Filed under Health

As most to all sierra students know, we have a snack bar in both the lunchroom and in the “kiosk” but are the snack choices healthy? Well the answer is simply no. In the in lunch snack bar there a cookies, muffins, chips, beef...

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 ...

Student Hygiene at Sierra

Tyler Airozo, Staff

March 16

Filed under Health, Opinion

Students at Sierra Middle School are not taking care of their personal hygiene. They are not wearing deodorant, taking showers, cleaning themselves, and overall just not taking care of their body. Many boys and girls do clea...

5 Healthy Yet Tasty Foods

Jesse Nystrom, Staff

March 7

Filed under Health

Some foods are very healthy while still being delicious, here is a list of 5 foods that taste good  while still be good for you.  Greek Yogurt- Greek yogurt has twice the amount of protein as regular yogurt while still tasting...

Kids making unhealthy snack choices

Alex Heckle, Editor

March 1

Filed under Health

In most classes they allow us to have snacks, but sometimes are they too unhealthy?   Many kids bring snacks that are not only unhealthy, but make a mess.   Some snacks that kids bring are healthy, clean, a...

Guide to a Good Student Hygiene

Tyler Airozo, Staff

February 28

Filed under Health

It can be very difficult for students in middle school to try and control their hygiene. Here are some ways that you can help make your hygiene better.   Bathe regularly.  Wash your hair and body every day. According to ...

The Importance of Eating Healthy

Tyler Airozo, Staff

February 23

Filed under Health

When in the younger years of your life you never really pay attention to what you're eating and whether or not it's good for you. We as students do not realize the importance of eating good healthy foods.   According ...

Teen Posture

Noah Hughes, Staff

February 10

Filed under Health

Posture in American teens is vile. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, it’s estimated that about 20% of American adults have chronic pain because of their posture which counts up to about 42 million adults. ...

6 Ways to Decrease Stress from Homework

Jesse Nystrom, Staff

February 10

Filed under Health

School is a very stressful place for students. Whether it's through homework, your social life,  or even getting enough time to exercise, everyone has some stress at school. Many people set very high expectations for them...

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