Sierra Summit

Pollution “Solutions” that are Doing more Harm then Good

Emma Galesic, Editor

January 14, 2020

 Creating ways that we can help our environment is a great habit to start due to how much man-made pollution there currently is; instead, there are actually some solutions that are causing more harm than good to our environme...

How Social Media can Cause Depression

Emma Galesic, Editor

December 17, 2019

Many students use social media as a way to connect with their fellow classmates and peers; instead, it really causes anxiety and depression for teens worldwide.  Social media can cause many kinds of depression. Data suggests t...

Sleep Schedules and the Effects of Staying Up too Late

Madison Nesti, Staff

December 16, 2019

Sleep. The ability to shut down your body and refresh for the next day. For some students at Sierra Middle School, sleep is not very common. Most teenagers don’t want to go to sleep. They prefer to stay up all night and pull a...

Tik Tok is Taking Over

Elie Yates, Staff

December 9, 2019

Scrolling endlessly down the For You page, you feel brainwashed by all this content, and you wonder why you have this app. Your friends told you to download Tik Tok and you’ve been addicted to it ever since. Obsessing over l...

The Real Effects of Vaping

Madelyn Crosby, Staff

December 9, 2019

Vaping, the act of using an E-Cigarette to inhale and exhale water vapor, has become increasingly popular in the past three years. E-Cigarette pods contain different liquids that make the aerosol, or vapor, taste better and they...

Why Do We Have School Sports?

Madelyn Crosby, Staff

December 6, 2019

If you are like 55% of the student population, you’ve probably participated in a school sport. School sports have been widely popular since 1915, so no wonder so many people play school sports now a days. Many students are m...

The Story of Our Christmas Traditions

Elie Yates, Staff

December 6, 2019

We all know the story of Christmas from thousands of years ago, Jesus was born on Christmas night in the town of Bethlehem and the holiday arose to celebrate his birth. But, have you ever wondered were our modern traditions come fro...

The Purpose of a Mascot

Aubryn Peterson, Staff

November 21, 2019

The roar of the crowd grows as the Bald Eagle races into the stadium leading the sport teams behind them, they wave their arms and the crowd goes wild! Sound familiar?  A mascot is pretty common in sports or school related top...

The Spreading Obsession Of Takis

Aubryn Peterson, Staff

November 18, 2019

The painful burn of your insides as the acid creeps down your throat. You continue eating the hot and tasty rolls of tortilla chips until an unsettling feeling grows in your stomach. You push the Taki chip bag away as you grip ...

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