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The Dangers of Using Snapchat

Katie Baker

February 1, 2015

Filed under Features

Every month, 100 million users use Snapchat to post photos and videos, and 32% of those are teenagers. Although it’s very popular, Snapchat has many dangers everyone should look out for. Developed by Evan Spiegel, Reggie...

Nutella Unspread

Abby Simonton

January 30, 2015

Filed under Features, Showcase

Have you ever heard of  Supercrema Gianduja? Supercrema Gianduja was the original name for Nutella in Europe when it first was created. Nutella was first imported into to USA in 1983, and is now sold all around the world. In...

8th grade Team Falcon egg drop

Laine Piggott

January 30, 2015

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On Thursday, January 15,  8th grade Team Falcon students were assigned to build a device, with a partner, that would protect an egg from a 10 foot drop. The actual drop took place on Thursday, January 22. The students were only...

National Junior Honor Society

Tia Tarka

January 29, 2015

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National Junior Honor Society(NJHS) is a club for people with good grades who like to help the community. Students part of this club are expected to be at every meeting. If students miss these meetings, they will be expected...

From a Guys Point of View

Joe Norbut

January 29, 2015

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Guys’ minds are like a maze, not nearly as bad as girls, but when you enter one, it takes a while to get out, and even longer to understand it. Guys are known to be forgetful, lazy, and sometimes just dumb. Guys just get a ba...

Taking Flight

Gavin Young

January 26, 2015

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6th graders coming to Sierra are not prepared and scared of this big school so, what is the solution for them? Taking Flight.  Taking Flight is a three day program that allows incoming 7th graders to adjust into Sierra, do acti...

Code of Conduct

Brian Vanderpool, Writer

January 22, 2015

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The Code of Conduct is a quarterly meeting of the students, administrators, and teachers of Sierra. It’s supposed to help the students do what they’re supposed to, and remind them what the expectations are. But, not all stud...

Pests in Sierra

Matthew Fast, Staff

January 15, 2015

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There have been many infestations over the years at Sierra. Last year it was mice, but this year, the biggest problem is bugs. Many students have reported multiple sightings of bugs over the past few months, but the most common...

New phone policy at school

Mary Smart, staff

January 14, 2015

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Students are spending too much time on their phones. It is starting to pose risks for academic potential. People at lunch last year actually talked to each other. Now everybody has their head down and are focusing on their electronics. Students...

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