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Sierra Middle School Bullying Issue

Madison Nesti, Staff

January 22, 2020

Sierra Middle School watches videos during advisory for students to learn about bullying and how to help prevent it. But what is the point of showing those videos and giving us lessons about it if bullying continues to get wo...

Sierra Should Have Four Day Weeks

Brooke Hudson, Editor

January 16, 2020

With Colorado being a state that has a lot of schools jumping in on the four day school week trend, isn't it time for Douglas County to make the switch? Over the past decade many school districts have made the change. But still...

Is the school day long enough?

Brooke Hudson and Emma Galesic

December 16, 2019

The debate whether school should be lengthened or shortened has been going on for many years. This thought has crossed many people's minds and schools don’t know whether it’s the right decision or not.  According to Color...

Should Enrichment Be Brought Back?

Georgia Moran, Editor

November 7, 2019

Last year, Sierra had a program called Enrichment, which was replaced by SSR (Sustained Silent Reading) this year. Enrichment happened every Wednesday for the last 45 minutes at school, and there were around thirty options to c...

Teachers Should Wear Body Cameras

Kelly Hobbick, Staff

April 8, 2019

Parents often wonder the truth of how their child acts in school. One solution for this is for teachers to wear body cameras, similar to the ones that the police have. This is a simple, easier way to monitor kids’ behavior. In...

Should Schools Have Later Start Times

Amelia Shoemaker, Editor

March 14, 2019

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Sierra Students Are Skipping Breakfast

Kelly Hobbick, Staff

February 27, 2019

Students often complain throughout the day that they are hungry and that they can’t wait to get to lunch. The cause of this problem is that students have been skipping breakfast. Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day, it’s the one that gets you started in the morning that is supposed to last al...

Sierra Students Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep

Kelly Hobbick, Staff

February 27, 2019

All throughout the day, students are always complaining that they are tired, but they just might be right. Most students are not getting enough sleep at night, which makes it hard to focus during school. Studies have shown...

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