• March 15Jeff Maupin's fifth period Algebra 1 class set fire to a nearby field while launching Estes rockets for a project

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Is Music Good For You?

Katie Baker, staff

February 27

Filed under Opinion

Music has been around since the beginning of time. It’s addictive, and has many good traits. Surprisingly, some people don’t see the many good traits of music. While listening to your favorite music, it provokes internal...

Vaccination Shots Should be Mandatory to Get

Adam Wright

February 26

Filed under Opinion

Just before Christmas in 2014, a measles outbreak started at Disneyland in California and is sweeping across the nation. From January 1st to February 20th 154 people from 17 states have been reported to have measles. Some people...

More Activities and Sports

Adam Wright

February 25

Filed under Opinion

High Schools across the country have activities and sports like cheerleading, hockey and baseball. Why can’t we have more activities and sports too? Is it because of budget? Not enough space, or too little students to add more...

Kinds under the age of thirteen should not be able to play M games

Matthew McCarthy

February 20

Filed under Opinion

  It is very common now for kids to be playing violent video games usually rated M or T. Some kids even as young as the age of six are playing games rated M. This should never be allowed and kids this young should not be ab...

Later start times

Evan Clark

February 20

Filed under Opinion

Middle school students brains are programmed to stay up late and sleep in later. Early school start times result in students being tired throughout the day and not being able to get work done. We should start fifteen minutes later. The...

Gym Teachers: Taking Time Away

Dylan HusonMulkey, Writer/Staff

February 20

Filed under Opinion

WODs (Workout Of the Day) are too long, gym teachers are taking time away, or some students don’t get to have their activities. Gym teachers of Sierra are taking the fun out of gym for students. Students have been complaining...

Paid For Good Grades

Lauren Haviland

February 19

Filed under Opinion

How many people honestly have at least a ‘B’ in every class? Would you be motivated to get better grades if you were paid? Some people say that rewarding kids for something they should already be doing without bribes is...

Don’t base money on what you want to do.

Josh Welo, EIC

February 18

Filed under Opinion, Sports

LeBron James signed a two year 42.1 million dollar contract with the Cleveland cavaliers, He could have signed a four year 94.5 million dollar contract. Money Money Money, the main reason world class athletes even celebrities...

Sierra Judges

Morgan King, news staff

February 18

Filed under Opinion

All students want is to fit in, but how can they fit in if their getting judged all the time on what they do and who they are? Each student at this school and schools all over are different, you can go anywhere see that. I...

The harm of eating meat

Carter Baker

February 17

Filed under Opinion

If you're like ninety percent of americans you most likely eat meat with almost every meal but did you know about all the harm meat can actually cause to your body and the environment. According to a study by the Harvard School...

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