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Students should think twice before dying hair.

Abigail Elia, Staff

February 10

Filed under Opinion

In this day and age dyeing you hair is normal for most teens, but are the side effects really worth it? First off, dying you hair increases your chances for cancer. 30% of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) cancer is caused by ...

Sierra should start later in the morning

Katie Baker, Editor in Chief

February 8

Filed under Opinion

The first thing students see in the morning when they walk into Sierra is a group of zombies waiting for their friends, and trying to wake up. All throughout the day, students see the same thing. Sleep deprivation and tiredness...

Best Sports Dynasty Teams Ever

Jack Click, Editor In Chief

January 28

Filed under Opinion, Sports

There have been lots of talented professional sports dynasty teams in the past centuries and there are some right now, like the Chicago Blackhawks and the San Francisco Giants, but what are the best dynasties ever ?  ...

Should SMS get more electives?

Christian Carew, Team Leader

January 25

Filed under Opinion

Sierra Middle School should add more electives to give students more choices and learn more skills. Students are wanting classes that can help them with things that they will have to do in the future, classes that let the students l...

Dress Code

Kilee Stortz, Staff

January 25

Filed under Opinion

For teachers, when winter ends that means sweaters go, and shorts come out of hibernation. So begins the endless battles between teachers and kids of what they can and can’t wear to school. Many students, usually girls, complain abou...

Do Students Like Sierra’s Lunch?

Anthony Zabeti

January 21

Filed under Health, Opinion

Most kids go to school, do homework, and participate in curricular activities. When at school, students get hungry and either eat their home lunches or school lunches, but are Sierra’s school lunches good for us? The Cen...

Students Have Too Much Homework

Caden Kostka-Newman

January 19

Filed under Opinion

Students get too much homework every night. And with the homework load only getting bigger as we grow older, the homework load needs to be lowered. Many students complain of too much homework, but it’s not all complaining...

The Scourge is Well Written

Stacey Levy, Staff

January 5

Filed under Opinion

The Scourge is the first of five books in the Brilliant Darkness series written by A.G. Henley. It is available for $2.99 on Kindle and $12.21 for paperback edition (223 pages) through Amazon. The series is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars on...

Cyberbullying is taking over Sierra students

Katie Baker

December 16

Filed under Opinion

Recently, Sierra has been trying to decrease the amount of on-campus bullying between students by advertising Safe2Tell, teaching the ‘Yes’ program in health class, and promoting general safe online habits. They’ve also b...

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