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Kids making unhealthy snack choices

Alex Heckle, Editor

March 1, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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...

Sleep Paralysis

Alex Heckle, Editor

February 9, 2017

Filed under Health

Sleep paralysis is something that happens when the brain doesn't get enough sleep. 1 out of 6 kids have experienced sleep paralysis. Sleep paralysis is like a dream or a nightmare, but you are awake and you can't move, tal...

4 Easy Ways to be Healthier

Max Giddens, staff

January 20, 2017

Filed under Health

Around the country, people are worried about health and weight. A lot of kids feel that they are too heavy and need to be healthier. Well if that is you then here is the first step to being healthier and having more self confidence...

School Start Times are Too Early

Tiago O'Brien, Staff

December 1, 2016

Filed under Health, Opinion

Teenagers need their sleep, especially when moving to middle school from elementary school because of the early morning wake up call. School start times are way too early. At 39,700 different schools, the average school start time is 8:...

Healthiest Foods

Josh Hoekendorf, Editor In Chief

October 25, 2016

Filed under Health, Opinion

There are many conspiracies about what foods are the healthiest for people to eat. Healthiest foods can be based off of personal opinion, but there are actually healthiest foods for different food groups. It is healthiest to...

Gender Dysphoria

Stacey Levy, Staff

May 18, 2016

Filed under Health

Gender Dysphoria is a condition is which one feels varying degrees of discomfort due to the lack of connection between their sex and their gender. Gender Dysphoria was previously called Gender Identity Disorder, but the titl...

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