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Healthy Snacks in School

Tiago O'Brien, Staff

May 1, 2017

Filed under Health

Eating healthy snacks in school is big when it comes to your grade and personal wellness. They are the fuel to your fire. According to the center for science in the public interest serving healthy snacks to children is important...

Students Don’t Eat Breakfast Enough

Brie Murphy, Staff

April 24, 2017

Filed under Health

Many students at Sierra don’t eat breakfast. Eating a healthy breakfast will give people energy through the day. Eating breakfast will kick start your metabolism and will not make you as hungry before lunch. “Breakfast...

Is caffeine healthy for students?

Mykayla Tucker, Staff

April 6, 2017

Filed under Health

Caffeine has been interrupting students learning and how they perform. Almost everyone at sierra consumes around 300-400 mg of caffeine a day, which is equal to 4-5 cups of coffee. Caffeine in which that much is being consum...

Students Are Not Getting Enough Sleep

Tyler Airozo, Staff

April 4, 2017

Filed under Health, Opinion

Teens go to school walking like a zombie because they do not get the average amount of sleep at night. They can help this by going to bed a decent time so you get the average 8 hours of sleep per night. A recent National Ac...

Are Phones Affecting your Sleep?

Denver Harford, Staff

March 30, 2017

Filed under Health

Most teenagers sleep with their phones right by their side making it more tempting to to go on Facebook or snapchat to text your friend one last time. Well, in your body there is a chemical called melatonin. It tells your body t...

Middle Schoolers Are Not Eating Right

Sky Huson, Staff

March 16, 2017

Filed under Features, Health, Student Life

We eat unhealthy foods such as chips, cookies, sodas, etc. But is that really what we should be eating for our school lunches? Schools need to start serving lunches that contain more healthy snacks that kids are interested to, bu...

School snack bars

Drew Kida, Editor/ Writer

March 16, 2017

Filed under Health

As most to all sierra students know, we have a snack bar in both the lunchroom and in the “kiosk” but are the snack choices healthy? Well the answer is simply no. In the in lunch snack bar there a cookies, muffins, chips, beef...

Fixing Sleep Patterns

Noah Hughes, Staff

March 16, 2017

Filed under Features, Health

American teens are not getting enough sleep during the school year. This lack of sleep causes minimal focus and attention during the school day, making students less engaged. Over the past few weeks, I have tried several things to ...

Student Hygiene at Sierra

Tyler Airozo, Staff

March 16, 2017

Filed under Health, Opinion

Students at Sierra Middle School are not taking care of their personal hygiene. They are not wearing deodorant, taking showers, cleaning themselves, and overall just not taking care of their body. Many boys and girls do clea...

5 Healthy Yet Tasty Foods

Jesse Nystrom, Staff

March 7, 2017

Filed under Health

Some foods are very healthy while still being delicious, here is a list of 5 foods that taste good  while still be good for you.  Greek Yogurt- Greek yogurt has twice the amount of protein as regular yogurt while still tasting...

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