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Participating in School Activities

Leila Paula

May 14, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Students should definitely participate in the activities provided by the school and there are various of benefits with engaging in activities. School activities provide an opportunity for students to learn the values of teamwork,...

17 Trillion Dollar Debt

Radate Nardos

May 14, 2014

Filed under Opinion

As the generation born in war and in debt we have to face adulthood with a 17 trillion dollar debt hanging over our heads from the previous generations before us. In 1836, America’s National Debt was at $0. From there it ju...

Cell Phones in Class

Cell Phones in Class

April 15, 2014

Body Odor

Dylan Aguilar

April 14, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Usually around Spring time, the boys, mostly 7th grade boys, don’t wear deodorant. No one wants to smell your body odor, so they need to put on deodorant. The worst thing is when I am sitting next to someone in class, they hav...

School Should Start Late

Alyssa Hurt

February 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Studies show that the more sleep teenagers get, the more focused they are in school. Therefore, school should have a later start time then 7:30am. Biology shows that teenagers need 9.25 hours of sleep for top optimal performances....

Helmet Safety

Josh Welo

February 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Many students choose not to wear helmets when riding a bike, skateboard, or scooter. The question we are really asking is: do you wear a helmet? Do your peers wear helmets? Does your sibling wear a helmet? Many people ask the...

Listening To Music During School

Sophie Moore

February 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Cell phones in school:  should they be allowed ? There are many pros and cons but I think it would be in the Sierra's best interest to allow phones in school. With having phones in school, test scores improve, it calms kids...

Homework or No Homework?

Homework or No Homework?

February 21, 2014

Kids Shouldn’t Have Homework

Jesse Lopez

January 30, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Kids already have 7 hours of school, and then teachers have to top it off with homework. Why do teachers hand out homework if the students want to hang out with their friends, or spend time with their family? Most students l...

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