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Gun Safety Should be Implemented in Middle Schools

Josh Hoekendorf, Editor In Chief

May 11, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion

Over five hundred and fifty school firearm incidents have happened since August 1st, 2016. Just about two thirds of United States schools have lock in place drills for active shooter situations. Allowing teachers to carry fire...

Student Behavior on the Bus

Avery Shankles, Staff

April 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Student behavior on the bus can determine if students get home safely and on time. According to the Amalgamated Transit Union, 55% of K-12 students ride the bus.   However, there have been countless reports of students misbehavi...

Advanced Classes

Brie Murphy, Staff

April 7, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion

Advance classes are a privilege to be in. There is already advanced math classes and advance language arts, but now there will be advance science and social studies. In 7th grade advanced language arts class does everything th...

Schools hand out too many A’s

Preston Holt, Staff

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Teachers hand out way to many A’s. This makes kids feel smarter than they are which can lead to failing the ACT test scores.  A’s are earned way to easily. According to The New York Times in 1940, 15% of grades were A'...

Students Are Not Getting Enough Sleep

Tyler Airozo, Staff

April 4, 2017

Filed under Health, Opinion

Teens go to school walking like a zombie because they do not get the average amount of sleep at night. They can help this by going to bed a decent time so you get the average 8 hours of sleep per night. A recent National Ac...

Too Much Homework

Tiago O'Brien, Staff

April 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I feel like most classes at Sierra are giving out a little too much homework. In doing this I have noticed lots of my friends stressed out about forgetting to turn something in because they had too much to keep track of. A...

Logo Copyright

Logo Copyright

March 31, 2017

Safe2tell Reports

Hailey Toth, EIC

March 30, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion

Safe2tell is a program for submitting anonymous tips by parents, students, and the community to report concerns to your safety and the safety of others. Recently, students have been complaining that Safe2tell is being used in...

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